The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

The official student news site of Dougherty Valley High School.

The Wildcat Tribune

Sabina Zafar is one of three mayoral candidates in the 2022 San Ramon election.

Councilmember Sabina Zafar returns in second bid for mayor

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

California Democratic Party-endorsed San Ramon Councilmember Sabina Zafar is challenging incumbent Dave Hudson in the upcoming mayoral election on Nov. 8, after placing second in the San Ramon mayoral...

Dinesh Govindarao runs in the San Ramon mayoral election for the second time this November.

Physician Dinesh Govindarao competes in the San Ramon mayoral race for the second time

Abby Kapur, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

East Bay Times-endorsed mayoral candidate and physician Dinesh Govindarao returns in second bid this year, hoping to defeat opponents Councilmember Sabina Zafar and Mayor Dave Hudson. Govindarao placed...

A man is holding a sign that says Free Kyle on the streets. A policeman observes, and an American flag is visible

Breaking down the case of Kyle Rittenhouse

Akilesh Kale, Copy Editor February 7, 2022

On Aug. 25, 2020, a 17-year-old named Kyle Rittenhouse fatally shot two men and wounded another at a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Now, a year later with the trial stretching from Nov. 1 to Nov. 19, he has...

Women gather together in union at downtown Danville to protest against the abortion laws.

San Ramon Valley residents protest to defend women’s reproductive rights

Jennifer Sheng and Praneetha Bhogi October 19, 2021

The Mississippi abortion law, followed by the Texas abortion law, threatened women’s decisions about their own bodies and led to nationwide protests, one of them being the Women’s March held in Danville,...

The city council met on March 23 to approve a general plan progress report which outlines the progress the city has made on its goals.

San Ramon General Plan update outlines the future of the city

Sneha Cheenath, Editor in Chief May 28, 2021

The San Ramon City Council approved the annual general plan progress report on March 23, which largely showed that the city has made steady progress on its goals.  The general plan is a comprehensive...

Political symbols representing the Republican Party, Democratic Party, and Libertarian Party sit on a Monopoly board.

Conservative students urge for open discussions in the classroom

Content Warning: This article contains brief mentions of anti-LGBTQ+ sentiments. “After I [opened up about being] conservative, I got doxxed, cyberbullied, and my house got egged four times. I’ve...

The state legislature passes laws about a variety of topics, including education, financing and public health.

A comprehensive guide to the California State Legislature

Sneha Cheenath, Editor in Chief March 26, 2021

The California State Legislature is a governing body made up of two chambers: the Senate and the Assembly. The Assembly is the lower chamber, meaning that assembly members generally have fewer constituents.  The...

Recent protests in Nigeria have brought the issue of police accountability to the forefront of a social movement named, #EndSARS

#EndSARS Protests in Nigeria usher in a new era of police accountability

Aditi Praveen December 8, 2020

On Oct. 3, a video circulated on Twitter, and eventually became viral, of a young Nigerian man being brutally shot by a SARS officer. Over a period of five days, the video amassed 10,000 retweets, with...

Sample ballots are included in the Contra Costa County Voter Information Guide, and they are a great place to read over all propositions before voting.

Tribune handy guide to ballot propositions

What are ballot propositions?    Ballot propositions, also known as ballot measures, are laws, issues or questions that appear on a state or local ballot. In order to change a state constitution,...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left behind a legacy of advocacy and influential opinions.

RBG leaves behind a legacy of profound dissents in the face of societal injustices

Daniela Wise-Rojas, Social Media Editor October 29, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to be appointed to the court, passed on Sept.18, 2020 at her home in Washington D.C. She passed from complications of metastatic pancreatic...

Many Americans fear that Trumps Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barretts record may harm the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans.

Amy Coney Barrett’s record may present a threat to American LGBTQ+ rights

Aditi Praveen October 26, 2020

Update: This article was written prior to Judge Barrett's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. On Oct. 26, Judge Barrett was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas in a White House ceremony after...

China and India have a standoff in the Himalayas from a conflict that dates all the way back to 1914.

India and China border dispute re-ignites after Indian soldiers killed on the Himalayan mountain top

Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath and Soham Kinhikar October 26, 2020

Indian Armed Forces and the Chinese People's Liberation Army faced off in deadly clashes in the Himalayan region of Ladakh in June of this year; a continuation of the series of armed standoffs along the...

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