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

A girl and her father fly a kite on a field at Central Park, where the Art and Wind Festival will be held this weekend.

Art and Wind Festival returns

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

San Ramon’s highly anticipated Art and Wind Festival is returning on Sunday and Monday after the annual event was shut down the past two years because of COVID-19. The festival will be hosted on both...

Cal High students march through the quad holding Ukrainian flags and sunflowers, the national flower, to show support for the country, which was invaded by Russia on Feb. 24 and has seen thousands of injuries and deaths as a result.

Student organizes Walk for Ukraine

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer March 21, 2022

Ukrainian junior Shawn Reznikov took the initiative to organize a Walk for Ukraine earlier this month to help spread awareness for peace and justice in Ukraine, which has been subject to a Russian invasion...

The Learning Express storefront advertises fun and educational toys and games for kids to play with. The store and neighboring Nob Hill Foods in the Marketplace are closing their doors.

More housing is a possible future for Marketplace

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

When the idea of San Ramon Marketplace’s Nob Hill Foods and some surrounding stores being destroyed for housing was first proposed, locals were surprised.  Now, Nob Hill will be officially closing...

Student created a GoFundMe page for English teacher Ted Levey when they heard his wife had terminal cancer. Donations exceeded more than $50,000.

Students create GoFundMe for teacher whose wife dies

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

When English teacher Ted Levey told his class about his wife’s terminal illness last month, the support he received was entirely unexpected. Levey’s students created a GoFundMe that has received...

A Cal High student throws away vegetables from his lunch after exiting the commons.

Free lunches cause students to waste more uneaten food

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

The district’s transition from paid to free lunches has helped many students financially, but it is causing schools to see more wasted food in their trash cans. “Now [students are] not having to...

Freshman Gracie Barco returns a serve during a match against Dublin High.

Freshman Gracie Barco stars for varsity tennis

Anirud Lappathi, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

It’s usually a senior or junior who is the top ranked player on the varsity tennis team. Sometimes a sophomore will slip in there and claim the top spot. But a freshman? That’s what Cal is experiencing...

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