The Californian

Daniella Hawkins swims to state

Daniella Hawkins swims to state

Narges Torabi, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Sports

Junior Daniella Hawkins was only six weeks old when she was put in the water of a swimming pool for the first time.  At two and a half years old she  excelled at swimming compared to other children. “She was a really good at swimmer early on, by one and a half she was already water safe,...

Pedaling down to reach the top

Pedaling down to reach the top

Narges Torabi, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

Freshman Cody Neumann has been going downhill for three years now. But in his sport, this is a good thing. Neumann has been taking his talent to a new level as he becomes more competitive in downhill and enduro mountain biking. So far, he has participated in the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals....

One Dollar For Life raising funds for developing countries

One Dollar For Life raising funds for developing countries

Narges Torabi, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features

One Dollar for Life (ODFL) is in its second year of being at Cal High and gives students an opportunity to improve the lives of the less fortunate. ODFL is a Non-Governmental Organization that helps fund and implement projects such as schools, water wells, irrigation systems, sanitary waste disposal,...

Doug Mason’s class is a splash of fun

Doug Mason’s class is a splash of fun

Narges Torabi, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under News

Doug Mason’s passion for aquatic animals is not confined by the boundaries of open water.  Mason shares his love for the ocean with his marine biology students on a daily basis with the help of an important partner: his coldwater aquarium. The aquarium, which Mason brought with him when...

How many times can a person die?

How many times can a person die?

Narges Torabi, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under A&E

With fall finally here, there is no better time to make a hot drink, grab a blanket and watch a good horror movie.  There are a variety of new horror films in theaters, but “Happy Death Day” released Oct. 13 and directed by Christopher B. Landon, is not a great one.  The plot focuses...

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