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Trump caps off four years of democratic backsliding by encouraging insurrection

Supporters of President Trump breached the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday and wrecked havoc, disrupting Congress's  certification of Joe Biden's Electoral College victory. Five people died in the violent insurrection, including a Capitol police officer.
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

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

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

Many anti mask activists have been seen protesting and causing disruptions throughout the nation.
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...

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

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.
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

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...

Student journalists win censorship battle

May 29, 2019

The Californian applauds student journalists and the adviser at Bear Creek High School’s newspaper, The Bruin Voice, who recently fought for their right to free speech and rightfully won. An article...

There are many paths to success

There are many paths to success
May 2, 2019

As the end of the year draws ever closer, seniors are faced with a choice. For some of us, it’s the most important choice we’ve had to make in our lives. It’s the decision of our futures.  Many...

Texas abortion bill sparks controversy

May 2, 2019

Ever since abortions became a plausible “plan c” for unexpected pregnancies, the debate regarding Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice has been a hot-button issue. More recently, the controversial debate has reached...

Bribes undermine hard-working students

March 26, 2019

The month of March means one thing for seniors: college decisions.  At any given moment students can be found either crying tears of joy or pain as the rejection and acceptance emails roll in.  But...

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