The Californian

Freshman arrested for planning attack at Cal

The Californian Staff

May 30, 2018


Filed under News

A Cal High freshman boy was arrested last month on suspicion of planning a school shooting on campus his senior year.  The boy was arrested on April 19 and booked into Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall after it was reported by another student that he allegedly planned to shoot classmates in 2...

Local students arrested for firing flare guns

Local students arrested for firing flare guns

John Symank, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Four teenage boys were arrested right before the holiday break in December after allegedly shooting flare guns into several houses and vehicles, police said. A Cal High sophomore and three other area students were charged with two felony counts of arson, felony vandalism, and misdemeanor vandalism,...

Net neutrality is an internet necessity

Net neutrality is an internet necessity

John Symank, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In our day and age, we rely very heavily on the internet for almost everything we do. But what if I told you that the way we use the internet could turn on its head within the coming year? Net Neutrality is something that affects us every day, in ways that the average person might not even realize. In...

Student arrested for alleged fire extinguisher attack

John Symank, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under News

A  sophomore boy was arrested on suspicion of battery after allegedly spraying a schoolmate in the face with a fire extinguisher, police said. San Ramon police Youth Resource Officer Jacob Benjamson said the suspect was arrested and taken to the police station after the incident on  Sept....

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

John Symank, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Online Exclusive, Showcase

A junior boy was back to school and doing better after being sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher last Friday afternoon. The boy, who is not being named because he is the victim of a possible crime, said he was walking to his class on the second floor of the main building, when he saw the...

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