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Community Fair sheds light on summer activities

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under News

On March 20, the Dougherty Valley San Ramon Rotary Foundation hosted the 17th annual San Ramon Valley Community Fair with the intention to unite the community over charity and recreation. With the assistance of the City of San Ramon, San Ramon Valley Council of PTA and San Ramon Valley Unified Sc...

RepresentUs emboldens national action through local legislature

RepresentUs emboldens national action through local legislature

Amruta Baradwaj, Assistant Sports Editor

April 13, 2019


Filed under News, Politics

In the wake of scandals concerning government corruption and a lack of public representation in higher offices, RepresentUs, a non-profit group founded in 2012, is attempting to find ways to restore power in the hands of the people. The organization accomplishes its goal by offering a bipartisan soluti...

Sustainable solutions take root in the form of new zero-waste products and services

Sustainable solutions take root in the form of new zero-waste products and services

Taylor Atienza, Features Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Community, Environment, News

As the Green New Deal and studies about warming trends raise concerns about climate conditions and environmental issues, the zero-waste movement is bringing awareness to the issue of food and resource waste, marking a trend of increased sustainability in the United States. Bring Your Own (BYO) Container grocery store...

Kamala Harris declares 2020 presidential candidacy, joins deep Democratic field

Kamala Harris declares 2020 presidential candidacy, joins deep Democratic field

Vivian Kuang and Daniela Wise

March 22, 2019


Filed under News, Politics

Running on a platform of national unity and progressivism, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) formally announced her 2020 presidential candidacy on Jan. 21, entering a large field of Democratic candidates seeking to challenge President Trump. “This is a moment in time where I feel a sense of responsibili...

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

SRVEA and SRVUSD “strike” up a conversation

Daniel Shen, Sraavya Sambara, Elisa Fang, Taylor Atienza, and Michael Han

March 21, 2019


Filed under Community, Investigations, News, Showcase

Additional updates will be introduced to this article as results of ongoing ratification processes are reported. After weeks of disagreement on union proposals, negotiations between the Board of Education of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) and the San Ramon Valley Education Assoc...

Trump raises doubts with national emergency

Trump raises doubts with national emergency

Amruta Baradwaj and Sheyda Ladjevardi

March 14, 2019


Filed under News, Politics

Following a 35-day partial government shutdown — the longest in U.S. history — President Donald Trump declared a national emergency regarding U.S.-Mexico border policy on Feb. 15, the legality of which is currently being called into question. According to USA TODAY reporters William Cummings and John Fritz...

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honors DV’s Kelsey Wengel and Erin Ku

San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honors DV’s Kelsey Wengel and Erin Ku

Caroline Lobel and Katie Williams

March 3, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Dougherty Valley art teacher Kelsey Wengel and junior Erin Ku received the title of “Educator of the Year” and the “Outstanding Teen Citizenship Award,” respectively, at the 2018 San Ramon Chamber of Commerce’s Business and Community Awards Dinner on Dec. 4. Both earned recognition for their extensive work within the community of San Ramon. “The Bus...

“Save the Bay” tackles issue of environmental pollution

“Save the Bay” tackles issue of environmental pollution

Steven Deng and Ronit Kumar

March 2, 2019


Filed under Community, News, Student Life

As the sun rises over Livermore in the morning, a group of volunteers can be seen starting their day by pulling out weeds, picking up trash, and cleaning up the Alameda Creek watershed.   These volunteers are not part of just another typical volunteering club. Rather, as close-knit members of Sa...

America’s coal industries decline as mining jobs stagnate

America’s coal industries decline as mining jobs stagnate

Taylor Atienza and Sasha Hassan

February 19, 2019


Filed under Environment, News, Politics

“We’ve ended the war on clean, beautiful coal,” President Donald Trump announced at a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. “We’re going to put our miners back to work.” However, coal and related jobs aren’t on the rise in the US, with coal usage and demand down to its lowest point since 1979...

Igniting the effort toward preservation

Sydney Lewis, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Environment, Opinion

The central focus of humanity has been for generations, and continues to be, the advancement of human society. Cities and urban settlements are continuously growing, although with the resulting decline of biodiversity, the time has come to recenter our focus. As our planet faces an accelerating eradicat...

Global warming: Should you be worried?

Steven Deng, Copy Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Environment, International, Opinion

After trying to save his home from the Woolsey Fire on Nov. 9, Ethan White was forced to abandon his house in Malibu, California. His wife, Nikki, had already fled with their two children, aged five and two, earlier that day. As the flames destroyed his home, White with a group of his neighbors. ...

Boba Guys and San Ramon make the perfect match-a

Boba Guys and San Ramon make the perfect match-a

Skyler Spears and Katie Williams

December 27, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

The opening of City Center Bishop Ranch on Nov. 8 not only introduced a family-friendly gathering place but also various highly anticipated food hotspots such as Boba Guys. The self proclaimed “highest quality boba milk tea in the world” has locations in cities such as San Francisco, Los Angele...

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