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

The voices of politically active and passionate non-citizens in San Ramon should be heard through voting on civic matters.

EDITORIAL: Non-citizen voting in San Ramon

“I’ve been living here for 18 years,” San Ramon resident Hiren Kotadia said. “I’ll be appearing for my citizenship interview this week.” After moving here in 2002 on an F1 Student Visa,...

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...

Domestic terrorists leave a shadowy mark in our mind and our perceptions of evil.

What does it mean to be a successful Domestic Terrorist?

Udita Jonnala, Public Relations Manager May 26, 2021

A “Domestic Terrorist” is more evil than a terrorist for a whole lot of reasons. The term “Domestic Terrorist” is used to describe a person who commits criminal acts to further their ideology;...

Bidens proposals of environmental justice fail to meet the need of the worlds current climate crisis.

Biden’s Climate Plans Running Low on Fuel

Hannah Wang and Owen Spargo May 3, 2021

With such a rapid change in policy from the far-right Trump to the moderate Biden administration, since his inauguration, Biden has implemented climate-aimed spending plans that represent a genuine step...

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...

YouTubes algorithm is propelling far-right content into unassuming viewers lives.

How YouTube’s algorithm ends up promoting far right content

Arya Patel and Akilesh Kale February 20, 2021

On Jan. 6, 2021, a group of armed insurrectionists laid siege to the Capitol. They believed a conspiracy theory that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump and stormed the Capitol...

Donald Trump continued to ignore global warming and his environmental rollbacks caused the downfall of the environment.

Economy over environment: Former President Donald Trump’s four years of environmental rollbacks prioritizes the economy over the environment

Leanne Park, Staff Writer November 28, 2020

Former President Donald Trump reversed nearly 100 environmental policies that could have altered the major problem of global warming. Donald Trump’s hopes of a “skyrocketing” economy have caused...

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...

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