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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

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 impact of environmental hazards in communities of color”. The goal of the protest was...

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.

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, the peaceful protest lasted from 5-7:30 p.m. and followed other similar protests in Dublin, Livermore,...

‘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.

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 material.  The meeting was designed to give students taking U.S. history an opportunity to...

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.

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 finding ways to spread positivity within their neighborhoods. Many people have been leaving positive...

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.

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 to turn their jobs digital, these employees must be at work because of the highly essential nature...

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.

Nick Harvey, Staff Writer

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 first high school in the San Ramon Valley. That honor belonged to Union Academy, which was located...

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

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

Izzy Belof and Conan Maron, Staff Writers

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 in this city. OK, not really. There’s literal- ly nothing to do. But out of the doldrums of bore...

San Ramon City Council seats are up for grabs

Sam Campopiano, Managing Editor

November 7, 2016

Although many voters are focusing on the national election, local San Ramon city elections take place tomorrow as well. Four candidates are competing for two spots on the San Ramon City Council.  The candidates are incumbents Scott Perkins and Phil O’Loane, and newcomers Sabina Zafar and Susmita...

Students respond to at-home tutor violence

Sam Canter, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

The recent case of a San Ramon tutor physically abusing his students has people asking how safe and trustworthy at-home tutors actually are. San Ramon man Hyungwoo Lee was arrested on suspicion of physically abusing the South Korean teenage exchange students that he provided with room, board and academic...

Wallmart should stay Smallmart

October 12, 2012

There’s a new celebrity in town: the world’s largest retail corporation has come to San Ramon. Walmart opened a Neighborhood Market in the Country Club Village Shopping Center on Alcosta Blvd. last month, and residents are wary of the reputation that accompanies the brand.  But the corporation...

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