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California becomes first state to mandate COVID vaccinations for students

Mason Fang, Copy Editor October 2, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 1, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the country’s first statewide vaccine mandate for all schoolchildren, which will take action once the U.S. government approves vaccines for all age groups. The...

Students return to campus for in-person learning

COVID-19 cases emerge in SRVUSD schools amid in-person learning

Ariel Wang, Social Media Editor August 13, 2021

As of Friday, Aug. 13, San Ramon Valley Unified District (SRVUSD) reported a total of seven COVID cases within four schools, with three positive cases from Vista Grande Elementary School, two cases from...

Nutritionist and Area Supervisor Mary Mathieu-Ruiz is hopeful for a return to normal.

Behind the Vac-Scene: Nutritionist Mary Mathieu-Ruiz is ready to interact with students and provide them with nutritious meals

Owen Spargo, News Editor April 26, 2021

“It's just been the change, the constant change from week to week. There's never been a point where you can get comfortable or feel like you're caught up, or ahead.”    The COVID-19 pandemic...

USDA’s Free Grab and Go meals allow students to access nutritional food and meals.

USDA provides waivers for free school lunches: A victory for food equity

Owen Spargo, Ananda Mayuri Chakkenchath, and Hannah Wang February 12, 2021

Since President Harry Truman signed the National School Lunches Act in 1946, activists and child nutritionists alike have pushed for the government to bolster food services in an attempt to allow students...

Due to the second lockdown, gyms were required to move business outdoors, resulting in more difficulties.

Contra Costa County’s second lockdown may threaten small businesses

Leanne Park, Staff Writer December 20, 2020

On Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, Contra Costa County began their second lockdown which will last till Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. The new lockdown brings a sense of déjà vu - there are mask mandates in every corner,...

Trumps recent tweet raised questions as it contradicted the CDCs update on Coronavirus deaths

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

Jiayu Zhan, Arts and Graphics Editor 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...

Several research groups propose timelines for a COVID-19 vaccine, but next steps remain unclear

The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine: virologists are closer than expected

Faizan Azhar, PR Editor September 14, 2020

Rumors are spreading of a potential COVID-19 vaccine available for public use as soon as Nov. 2020. However, many issues come along with the discovery of this vaccine. It seems like an unlikely occurrence,...

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