The Californian

The San Ramon Valley Unified School Districts report card, while definitely improving from the first semester, is a mixed bag this year.

Our 2020-21 report card for the Board of Education

Staff Editorial May 28, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. The Californian published an editorial in December outlining our seven-item wishlist for the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Local jurisdictions need to act to prevent police brutality

Staff Editorial May 12, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. Derek Chauvin was found guilty on April 20 for the murder of George Floyd. While Chauvin being put behind bars is...

EDITORIAL: More housing in San Ramon a necessary evil

Staff Editorial April 28, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. If you’ve heard discussions about turning golf courses into homes, or seen concerned citizens handing out flyers...

Many students taking AP tests this year have felt distraught after hearing that they will be taking the full AP tests after the many challenges a full school year of remote learning has brought.

AP test decision just another symptom of a larger U.S mentality

Staff Editorial March 4, 2021

The decision by the College Board to administer full-length AP tests is its most predictable move yet. It falls perfectly in line with the way Americans operate: learning to live with the problems in society...

A letter to our readers

February 5, 2021

In an editorial titled “Voices who truly need to be heard about in-person learning are being drowned out” that was published on Feb. 3, The Californian made two factual errors.  The first was...

Voices who truly need to be heard about in-person learning are being drowned out

Staff Editorial February 3, 2021

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is not ready to reopen schools for full hybrid learning under our current situation. But this topic - as with most that concern the district - should be open...

Trump caps off four years of democratic backsliding by encouraging insurrection

Staff Editorial January 7, 2021

Words cannot adequately capture how we feel about the recent riot at the U.S. Capitol, though it is our duty to try. A terrible tragedy occurred on Wednesday at the Capitol building, where thousands...

Board makes right call by postponing hybrid learning

Staff Editorial December 16, 2020

Like thousands of San Ramon Valley Unified School District community members, The Californian’s editorial board has been asking the question: Why are we going back to school? Luckily for our safety...

The Californian’s wish list for the new board of education

Staff Editorial December 14, 2020

As we approach winter break and begin to look forward to a new (and hopefully much better) calendar year, it is time once again to look to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education,...

Local government matters

Staff Editorial October 30, 2020

With a historically important election just around the corner, the eyes of Americans have been fixated on their TVs and social media feeds, attentively watching the race between candidates President...

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