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October 30, 2020

With a historically important election just around the corner, the eyes of Americans have been fixated on their TVs and social media feeds, attentively watching the race between candidates President...

San Ramon mayoral, city council candidates battle for votes

October 30, 2020

This year, three of the five San Ramon City Council seats, including the mayor's, are up for grabs.  Six mayoral candidates, two District 1 candidates, and four District 3 candidates are vying...

Bay Area residents speak out against environmental racism, police brutality at Chevron world headquarters

Bay Area residents speak out against environmental racism, police brutality at Chevron world headquarters
2017 Dougherty Valley grad Sameera Rajwade organizes the protest
July 21, 2020

Bay Area residents marched to protest environmental racism at Chevron’s world headquarters in San Ramon on July 11. A flyer distributed by protesters defines environmental racism as “the disproportionate...

San Ramon community joins in support for the Black Lives Matter movement

The protestors in San Ramon marched from the Safeway on Bollinger Canyon Rd to the city hall.
Protests in cities throughout the Bay Area bring attention to police brutality and racism in America
June 10, 2020

Hundreds of people swarmed the streets of San Ramon and surrounded City Hall the afternoon of June 3 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. In coordination with the San Ramon Police Department,...

‘Zoom bombers’ target Cal High’s video conference with Vietnam War veterans

With online classes using virtual meetings to hold lectures, people have found ways to hack into these calls to disrupt the peace.
Multiple perpetrators hijack a class meeting with veterans and students by screen sharing explicit content
May 24, 2020

Nearly 100 Cal High juniors had their Zoom meeting for U.S. history hijacked on Friday when they were continuously shown screen shared videos depicting racial abuse, suicide, executions, and pornographic...

San Ramon community spreads positivity amid the pandemic

Many late March and April birthdays were held in cul-de-sacs as guests would arrive in cars to honk at the birthday person.
People get creative when trying to lift others' spirits
May 22, 2020

Since March 17, counties across the Bay Area have been on a strict shelter-in-place order to combat the coronavirus pandemic.  Despite being stuck indoors for the most part, people have still been...

Cal High students are working in grocery stores as essential workers

This picture was taken at the Safeway on San Ramon Valley Blvd. before the mandate to wear face masks in public.
These workers put themselves at risk while being applauded as heroes or given the 'corona stare' by wary customers
May 21, 2020

Mile-long lines, brawls over toilet paper and waves of frenzied shopping have put the brunt of the coronavirus panic on grocery store workers.  While other workers across the world may find ways...

San Ramon Valley High School’s history spans a century

The Harvest Restaurant in Danville is actually the old Eddy house, which was used as SRVHS' campus until the start of the 1914-1915 school year.
April 20, 2020

It’s common knowledge that San Ramon Valley High School was founded in 1910. What is less known is how different the school was back then compared to now. Interestingly, San Ramon Valley was not the...

Looking for fun? You won’t find it in San Ramon

Looking for fun? You won't find it in San Ramon
February 12, 2019

Living in the Bay Area means living a life full of vibrant activ- ity, and with San Ramon being in such close proximity to San Francisco, there should be a multitude of interesting things to do...

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