The Californian

Driving program now required for parking pass

Tyler Peck, Tyler Peck

December 15, 2017

The district announced earlier this school year that there would be a mandatory two hour class for all  high school students looking to secure a parking pass for next year.  These classes are free and sponsored by Street Smarts and the California Highway Patrol. All four San Ramon Valley...

Should Americans be allowed to take a knee during the National Anthem?

Colin Kaepernick's decision has spurred a nationwide debate on kneeling during the National Anthem.

Siena Sharpe and Tyler Peck

November 7, 2017

YES Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “A time comes where silence is betrayal.”  In a time where racial prejudice and oppression of specific groups are on the rise, King’s words encourage those with a voice to reach out and take a stand for others.   In 2016, former San Franci...

Should Confederate statues be removed?

Should Confederate statues be removed?

Aidan Trejo and Tyler Peck

October 2, 2017

  YES During a peaceful protest in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12, a group of protesters gathered to stand up to the white supremacist and neo nazis that had taken to the streets. However, the protest soon turned violent when James Alex Fields drove his Dodge Challenger into a group, ki...