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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...

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza thrives as a worker-owned cooperative

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza thrives as a worker-owned cooperative

Amruta Baradwaj, Assistant Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Community, News

Zachary’s Chicago Pizza, a restaurant that serves authentic Chicago deep dish pizza in San Ramon, falls under a unique branch of corporations called "worker-owned cooperatives." The Bay Area restaurant chain is entirely employee owned and has reaped the benefits of employee stock ownership plans, or ESOPs...

Spilling ink: Teachers reveal the tales behind their tattoos

Spilling ink: Teachers reveal the tales behind their tattoos

Megan Tsang and Sarah Kim

November 21, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Tattoos are deeply personal, yet publicly displayed. We asked teachers at Dougherty to share the significance and motivations behind their ink.

New Bishop Ranch shopping center to open Nov. 8

New Bishop Ranch shopping center to open Nov. 8

Katie Williams, Social Media Manager & Multimedia Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

On Nov. 8, San Ramon is scheduled to open its new, high-end downtown, which has taken two years to construct. Over 20 stores are expected to open, featuring high-end brands like Anthropologie and M by Maggie Rizer as well as an extensive list of gourmet restaurants like Slanted Door and Mendocino ...

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