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NBA strike is real action against police brutality, racial injustice

The Milwaukee Bucks held a strike during the NBA playoffs this week, leaving a profound effect on many other sports associations starting up games.

Josh Nichols, News Lite Editor

August 29, 2020

Throughout 2020 the American people have seen misery and despair manifest in many forms. But until recently, many people seemed to have forgotten, or simply ignored, the current pandemic we are in the midst of, a familiar issue that has taken the limelight once again: police brutality.  Police...

Bay Area residents speak out against environmental racism, police brutality at Chevron world headquarters

Bay Area residents speak out against environmental racism, police brutality at Chevron world headquarters

Nick Harvey

July 21, 2020

Bay Area residents marched to protest environmental racism at Chevron’s world headquarters in San Ramon on July 11. A flyer distributed by protesters defines environmental racism as “the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards in communities of color”. The goal of the protest was...

San Ramon Police Department bans carotid restraint in aftermath of George Floyd’s death

San Ramon Police Department bans carotid restraint in aftermath of George Floyd’s death

Nick Harvey

July 2, 2020

The San Ramon Police Department has officially banned the use of carotid restraints in the aftermath of nationwide protests reacting to the death of George Floyd. “Effective immediately, the San Ramon Police Department has banned the use of the carotid restraint,” wrote San Ramon police Chief...

Cal High’s Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter – Part 2

Cal High's Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter - Part 2

June 12, 2020

In response to the recent protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Californian partnered with the Cal High Black Student Union to publish a Black Lives Matter Week. To end the week, we are publishing the second part of a conversation that occurred between 2020 ...

Cal High’s Black Student Union answers questions about Black Lives Matter

Students pictured are Paige McKindra (top left), Jordan Nabwe (top right), Chinwe Nwankwo (bottom left), and Lajolie Beugre (bottom right).

June 11, 2020

In response to the recent protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The Californian partnered with the Cal High Black Student Union to publish a Black Lives Matter Week. To end the week, we are publishing a transcript of a conversation that occurred between 2020 Cal Hi...

San Ramon community joins in support for the Black Lives Matter movement

The protestors in San Ramon marched from the Safeway on Bollinger Canyon Rd to the city hall.

Isabelle Coburn, Staff Writer, Artist

June 10, 2020

Hundreds of people swarmed the streets of San Ramon and surrounded City Hall the afternoon of June 3 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In coordination with the San Ramon Police Department, the peaceful protest lasted from 5-7:30 p.m. and followed other similar protests in Dublin, Livermore,...