The Californian

Tackling concussions head on

Tackling concussions head on

Jake Barnes, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014

High school football players throughout the state won’t be able to practice in full pads more than twice a week beginning next year. In light of public outcry over football related head injuries, Governor Jerry Brown signed a law this summer that restricted high school football teams from practicing...

New teachers head up major programs

New teachers head up major programs

Sarah Chi, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014

This year, Cal High welcomes Nick Patton, Mikel Jackson, and Jenna Ray, who are putting their own personal stamps on the choir, sports medicine, and leadership programs, respectively. Patton is taking over as the new choir teacher after longtime program leader Lucerne Mottaz moved to Chicago to teach...

Racism rears its ugly head once again

Editorial

February 28, 2014

Earlier this month, area high school, Carondelet, served fried chicken, cornbread and watermelon, among other foods, for lunch intending to pay homage to Black History Month. While Carondelet administrators may believe they had good intentions, the lunch menu created  a lot of trouble for the all-girls...