The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Controversy with Apple puts company under fire

Justin Singh, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Apple has come under fire for its role in taking down Fortnite from the App Store. The cause? Epic Games making a “V-Bucks” discount that people can’t get on the App Store. What made this discount...

All hail the almighty Switch.

Soda crusade switches up Cal campus

Shirin Afrakhteh, Opinions Editor April 9, 2020

A handful of students decided to gather and end an injustice that they believe has plagued Cal High for years: the quality of school lunches. Students have taken matters into their own hands by collecting...

Choir teacher Nicholas Patton raises his hands and rouses his class to attention. Patton has directed Cal High’s concert, treble and chamber choirs for the past five years, but he is leaving the school this week due to personal reasons.

Patton sings good-bye to Cal High

Christine Oh, Co Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2019

After five phenomenal years of a thriving choral department, choir director Nicholas Patton is leaving Cal High this week because of personal reasons. Patton’s sudden announcement of his departure...

Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon improves the Pokémon experience

‘Ultra Sun’ and ‘Ultra Moon’ improves the Pokémon experience

Kevin Sablynski, Staff Writer December 5, 2017

“Pokémon” games have been well-celebrated and successful for over 20 years now, with its newest installments last month, Pokémon “Ultra Sun” and “Ultra Moon,” being no exception. Last...

‘Blade Runner 2049’ is fantastic and new

Matt Martinez, Staff Writer October 19, 2017

In 1982, Ridley Scott amazed and puzzled audiences with his science-fiction cult classic “Blade Runner.” And now, similar to every movie that was popular in the ’80s, its sequel has finally...

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

Student sprayed by fire extinguisher improving

John Symank, News Editor October 4, 2017

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...

It satisfies but has the audience wanting more

‘It’ satisfies but has the audience wanting more

Matt Martinez, Staff Writer September 14, 2017

The highly anticipated film “It” based on Stephen King’s bible of terror was finally released, and everybody wants to know if it lives up to the hype.  First off, yes, the film is very...

Cal High language classes embrace art

Jenna Lyons, Staff Writer May 17, 2017

Both the French and Chinese classes have been turning to art exhibits to further their study of the history and culture of their language. On Monday April 17, Cal High’s French classes headed to San...

Marijuana ban erupts conversation

Marijuana ban erupts conversation

Josh Choi, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

The San Ramon City Council voted on April 25 to ban outdoor marijuana cultivation, marijuana delivery services and the opening of any marijuana businesses, medical or recreational, within city limits. But...

Student cast as extra in ‘13 Reasons Why’

Jenna Baner, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

A new Netflix original TV show “13 Reasons Why” has attracted quite a following since its release on March 31. The show is based on the novel of the same name, written by Jay Asher, and it is co-produced...

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