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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...

“Holiday on the Square” lights up San Ramon’s festive spirit

“Holiday on the Square” lights up San Ramon’s festive spirit

Caroline Lobel, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 25, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

San Ramon held its first annual “Holiday on the Square,” a three-day event at City Center Bishop Ranch from Nov. 28-30 highlighted by holiday activities and a Christmas tree lighting. Jeff Dodd, senior vice president of retail at Sunset Development Company and owner of City Center Bishop Ranch, s...

Music therapy program could aid DV special needs students

Riya Mehta and Helen Kang

December 24, 2018


Filed under Community, News

In order to help special needs students focus and retain information, the Dougherty Valley special needs department is trying to implement music therapy into their curriculum. Music therapy is designed to manage stress, alleviate pain, express feelings, enhance memory, improve communication and prom...

Bill Clarkson reveals his future goals as mayor

Bill Clarkson reveals his future goals as mayor

Ronit Kumar, Sports Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Politics

On Tuesday, Nov. 6, Mayor Bill Clarkson was re-elected as mayor for his fourth and final term, defeating opposing candidate Sanat Sethy in the midterm mayor election. Clarkson won with 75 percent of the votes, the largest election percentage for any mayoral contestant in the Bay Area. “It was v...

Breaking Down the Walls builds human connection

Sarah Kim, Elaine Park, and Harshita Neralla

December 17, 2018


Filed under Community, News

This month, the DVHS Leadership team organized its second Breaking Down the Walls (BDTW) event, a four-day program meant to encourage a united and open-minded community on campus. According to Learning For Living, Inc. — the organization that offers BDTW — the event is a “comprehensive prog...

Central Park shut down temporarily after glass found in compost

Central Park shut down temporarily after glass found in compost

Sanjana Ranganathan, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Community, News

San Ramon officials announced the closure of Central Park after the recent discovery that the compost used on the sports fields was contaminated by glass. The city regularly uses compost to benefit the environment in public parks and fields throughout San Ramon. Unfortunately, the load of compost sp...

Teachers bond over a history of playful pranks

Teachers bond over a history of playful pranks

Amruta Baradwaj and Steven Deng

December 8, 2018


Filed under Community, News

With flipped-over tables, post-it-covered cars and jello-immersed staplers, DV's history teachers have found a way to have fun and grow closer by pranking each other throughout the school year. In regard to the first prank that started it all eight years ago, Mrs. Karie Chamberlain shares that “...

California Camp Fire endangers health of all children

California Camp Fire endangers health of all children

Rahul Kumar

December 6, 2018


Filed under Community, Environment, News, Science & Tech

Paradise, a once-beautiful Californian city full of golf courses, boats, museums and beautiful parks, has been devastated by the Camp Fire that began on Nov. 8, 2018. Every morning, Mount Diablo glorifies San Ramon with its majestic, refreshing rays. But at 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, what normally...

Millennial vote takes upward turn in 2018 midterms

Millennial vote takes upward turn in 2018 midterms

Sydney Lewis and Drishti Upadhyaya

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Generation X millennials displayed a moderately high voter turnout rate in the November 2018 midterms, despite their considerably lower turnout statistics from previous elections. A midterm study from 2014 found that voters aged 18–29 produced lower voter turnout rates, ranging from 19 percent in...

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