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The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

A hyped Christmas fan excited for their favorite holiday stands right next to a depressed person who’s already sick of the Christmas cheer.

All I want for Thanksgiving is Christmas?

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to stream Christmas songs for the next two months! Sorry Thanksgiving, and any other holidays between Halloween and Christmas, but I’ve been waiting for this...

Although California may not get snow, students find ways to enjoy the holidays with decorations and other traditions.

With no snow in San Ramon, students still try to make it feel like the holidays

Rohan Iyer, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

On Christmas day, the tree stands tall in the center of the room, gifts dotting the floor around it in an array of bright colors. Covered head to toe with bright lights and sparkling ornaments, the tree...

St. Nicholas Harvey taps into the ultimate Christmas spirit by giving gifts to those in need this holiday season.

The Christmas Trilogy Part III: The Return of Christmas Spirit

Nicholas Harvey, Editor-in-Chief December 21, 2021

If you are a long-time reader of The Californian, you undoubtedly remember the pinnacle of the Features section that has been released over the past several years.  My annual tribute to Santa has stood...

Gift the environment an eco-friendly holiday

Staff Editorial December 21, 2021

Staff editorials reflect the views of The Californian editorial board. With the holidays here, people have been preparing their decorations and gifts for the giving season. Strings of lights, colorful...

From corny Hallmark movies to the obligation of buying gifts for friends, there is so much to hate about the festive time of the year.

Why I hate the holiday season

Sienna Morgan, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

As we all know, the holiday season has kicked into full gear. For most, this is a fun time to spend with family and friends (before COVID), but not for me. I hate the holiday season with a passion....

Opinions Editor Nick Harvey waits in the line to virtually meet with Santa Claus Saturday at the City Center. Kids of all ages were able to remotely engage with Santa, who appeared on a large, flatscreen TV. Mrs. Claus was there in person to help out.

Virtual visit to Santa leads to the question: Why aren’t we all getting immunity to COVID for Christmas?

Nick Harvey December 11, 2020

Last year, I wrote for The Californian about my experience of visiting Santa at the ripe old age of 15. I thought my interaction with St. Nick had ceased at that point, with my Christmas experience forever...

Christmas not just celebrated by Christians

Christmas not just celebrated by Christians

Mohammed Syed, Staff Writer December 19, 2012

From Christmas trees, presents, lights, and reindeer to pictures with Santa and drinking eggnog, any child born in America feels the holiday spirit at around them this time of year. It can certainly...

One last hurrah with Santa

One last hurrah with Santa

Caitlin Stein, News Editor December 19, 2012

When looking back on past Christmas memories, everyone recalls one thing in particular: sitting on Santa Claus’s lap. Remember the day when you thought of exactly what you wanted to ask for Christmas...

Cal choir brings holiday spirit

December 14, 2010
The holidays are time to spread cheer, gives gifts, be thankful, and consume large amounts of holiday food.
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