The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Koraidon and Miraidon the mascot legendaries of the new Pokémon games: Scarlet and Violet

New Pokemon games offer players open-world settings

Shivani Phadnis, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

“Pokemon, gotta catch ‘em all” has been the ultimate fan chant for decades. But for the first time, recently released games “Pokemon Scarlet” and “Pokemon Violet” provide an alternative...

Cal High’s three choir groups sing “Baraka” together under the guidance of choir and dance teacher Lori Willis as the finale for their fall show on Nov. 3.

Choir and dance practice, perform and perfect

Daniela Noubleau, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

As the fall season comes to an end, the choir has sung a tune of success, while dance prepares for their upcoming fall showcase. The choir, small but powerful, has maintained their reputation with neat...

The Dougherty Station Community Center has planned new activities and events for the building once it reopens in 2023.

Dougherty Community Center prepares for remodeling

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

The Dougherty Station Community Center has stood since 2005 as a place for group activities and community events, but recently the space has been going underutilized. Because of this, the center, located...

Shuri and all of Wakanda mourn the sudden passing of the Black Panther king and look to the future of their nation.

‘Wakanda Forever’ has spirit

Pranav Khosla, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

The latest Marvel film, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” is filled with everything one might hope for. It has action-packed fight scenes, heart-wrenching loss, and a memorable villain. The only thing...

After debut, award-winning albums and international fame, mamber of BTS face the next fan-dreaded K-pop milestone: the minimum 18 months of military service for each member.

BTS confirms future military enlistment

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

After long-lasting worry, debate, and postponement, it’s official – mega-hit Korean pop group BTS is enlisting in the military. Their label, Big Hit Music, released the announcement on Oct. 17, prompting...

Jeffrey Dahmer series brings issues to light

Jeffrey Dahmer series brings issues to light

Melissa Nguyen, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Throughout the years Netflix has released many serial killer documentaries and series that have been wildly successful. With the growing popularity of Netflix’s latest show, “Dahmer - Monster: The...

Gautam Vedula plays around on the piano, experimenting with different chords to hear how it sounds.

Gautam Vedula scores with music scores

Anirud Lappathi, Social Media Team Member November 18, 2022

The short films “The Future is Quantum”, “Speechwriting” and “My Name Is…” all include soundtracks composed and produced by senior Gautam Vedula. But his passion for composing music wasn’t...

Teacher Lori Willis leads the AP Music Theory class in an exercise on cadences and

Students take notes on musical notes

Addison Jing, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Cal High’s AP Music Theory class incorporates a more technical aspect of music for those who already have vocal or instrumental experience. Sophomore William Li is among the 18 students who joined the...

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