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The city of San Ramon gave a presentation that included 911-operating triage on how to handle mental health related calls that may come in.

Fire Protection District, Police Department Pilot Reforms to Mental Health Response

Nick Harvey May 11, 2021

A pilot plan that would reduce engagement from law enforcement during non-violent mental health crisis calls was introduced to the San Ramon City Council at Tuesday's meeting. No action was taken on...

EDITORIAL: More housing in San Ramon a necessary evil

Staff Editorial April 28, 2021

Unsigned staff editorials reflect the opinion of the majority of the editorial board. If you’ve heard discussions about turning golf courses into homes, or seen concerned citizens handing out flyers...

Local government matters

Staff Editorial 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

Nick Harvey 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
Nick Harvey 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...

The protestors in San Ramon marched from the Safeway on Bollinger Canyon Rd to the city hall.

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

Protests in cities throughout the Bay Area bring attention to police brutality and racism in America
Isabelle Coburn, Online Editor 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,...

With online classes using virtual meetings to hold lectures, people have found ways to hack into these calls to disrupt the peace.

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

Multiple perpetrators hijack a class meeting with veterans and students by screen sharing explicit content
Isabelle Coburn, Online Editor 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...

Many late March and April birthdays were held in cul-de-sacs as guests would arrive in cars to honk at the birthday person.

San Ramon community spreads positivity amid the pandemic

People get creative when trying to lift others' spirits
Emmy Burrus, Co Editor-in-Chief 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...

This picture was taken at the Safeway on San Ramon Valley Blvd. before the mandate to wear face masks in public.

Cal High students are working in grocery stores as essential workers

These workers put themselves at risk while being applauded as heroes or given the 'corona stare' by wary customers
Liann Bielicki, Staff Writer 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...

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