The Californian

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...

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,...

American pride has been perverted to fuel the anti-mask movement

Staff Editorial October 6, 2020

With more than 7.45 million reported coronavirus cases in the United States as of early October, the world has been watching to see how the country with the highest number of reported COVID-19 cases has...

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education originally recommended students return to campus in August under a hybrid model, but then it was forced to reverse course and keep students away from campuses. The board is now reviewing the best way for students to return to campus later this school year.

School board needs to get campus reopening right this time after the disaster of last summer’s decision-making process

Staff Editorial September 28, 2020

With the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education scheduled to further explore how to safely reopen school campuses for more than 32,000 students and 3,500 employees beginning Tuesday...

In this climate, school threats are not a joke

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School May 29, 2019

We frequently see Cal High on the news, and often it’s for all the wrong reasons.   Recently, we had multiple school shooting threats, the most recent involving detailed graffiti of a shooting...

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