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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...

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...

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...

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

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, Student Life

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, Student Life

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 “...

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