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Tribune handy guide to ballot propositions

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.
October 30, 2020

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,...

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

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

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

Many Americans fear that Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett's record may harm the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans.
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...

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

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

A snapshot of the unheard experiences and stories of Black students in SRVUSD

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, experiences of Black students in SRVUSD often go unheard.
October 25, 2020

TW: This article contains mentions of rape, sexual assault, and abuse. Racism is a persistent problem all over the country, considering there is no succinct way to address it. As perfect as SRVUSD schools...

Revealing the truth of Trump’s tax returns

President Trump's tax returns reveal that he only paid $750 in taxes since 2016.
October 25, 2020

This September, President Trump’s tax returns became publicized after years of keeping it private. After Trump kept his tax records a secret for almost 15 years, the New York Times announced that President...

The Tribune’s Guide to the San Ramon Mayoral Candidates

Six candidates are running for the position of San Ramon Mayor.
October 23, 2020

Aparna Madireddi Favorite place to spend time in San Ramon: Forest Home Farms, Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve, Central Park On embracing diversity: Madireddi is a founding and active member of...

President Trump and First Lady test positive for coronavirus

President Trump recently announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19
October 1, 2020

President Trump tweeted today that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.  His message read, “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through...

US sports pause during powerful protests

Professional sports takes a knee in honor of Jacob Blake and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement
September 29, 2020

Shock rippled through Kenosha, Wis. on Sunday, Aug. 23 after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, causing nationwide sports teams to protest police brutality and systemic racism. Officer Rusten...

President Trump‘s retweet on CDC’s COVID-19 death counts update causes confusion

Trump's recent tweet raised questions as it contradicted the CDC's update on Coronavirus deaths
September 27, 2020

On Aug. 29, President Donald Trump retweeted a post claiming that only the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) backtracked the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 to 6% of the original number, leading to...

Tribune Handy Guide to Voting

With the November elections coming up soon, the Wildcat Tribune puts together a comprehensive guide on voting in California
September 13, 2020

With the November elections just around the corner, the future of America lies in the hands of citizens with the responsibility of voting. However, voting can seem like a daunting, tedious process. Continue...

Calls to defund the police, led by Sameera Rajwade, pervade San Ramon

The city has recently faced calls to defund the San Ramon Police Department.
August 10, 2020

San Ramon has recently faced calls to defund the police from the community. A petition to change.org, signed by almost 700 people, emphasizes that the police should use less intense weaponry at protests,...

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