Civil War continues to plague South Sudan; starvation rampant around the nation

Hunger, malnutrition, and famine keep coming in South Sudan with an inability to plant or harvest crops. Five million people are in need of help in South Sudan, according to the UN World Food Programme. People are forced to scavenge for food with not enough food deliveries to supply everyone. With a population of 11.3 … More Civil War continues to plague South Sudan; starvation rampant around the nation

National rise in hate crimes linked to Trump election win

Hatred is an omnipresent, inevitable default of the human race, however, Donald Trump’s presidential election has sent open acts of hatred in the United States spiraling through the roof. Up until the most recent political campaigns, the United State’s racial and religious tolerance had, collectively, seemingly improved significantly from its previous condition of provincialism and … More National rise in hate crimes linked to Trump election win

Road Damage plagues winter in The Valley

“Our roadways have been pounded this winter by the severe weather conditions,” Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty said, putting into quick words a summary of the drastic events that have taken a toll on San Lorenzo Valley this past winter. After a harrowing season, multiple mudslides, road closures, and power outages the citizens of San Lorenzo … More Road Damage plagues winter in The Valley

Controversy over Title IX and Transgender Bathroom usage under Trump Administration continues

Donald Trump’s administration on February 22nd withdrew former president Barack Obama’s era guidance on letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice.    Last May, the Obama administration sent what’s called a “Dear Colleague” letter to school districts. The letter made clear that the administration was interpreting Title IX, a law to stop discrimination … More Controversy over Title IX and Transgender Bathroom usage under Trump Administration continues

Donald Trump appoints climate change denier to EPA; considers cutting program

Donald Trump is no friend of climate change activists or climate scientists, but many have wondered whether his talk prior to the election would translate to action as president. He has outright denied that the increases in average temperature over the past century are the result of human activities, and instead insisted that they are a … More Donald Trump appoints climate change denier to EPA; considers cutting program

Cougar(s) found in Fall Creek raises concerns in SLVHS community

As this long winter begins to subside, it appears the forested mountains surrounding San Lorenzo Valley High School are beginning to awaken. On February 21, 2017, a parent living in the area behind SLV called into the middle school office and reported seeing a fairly large mountain lion in the woods behind the middle school. … More Cougar(s) found in Fall Creek raises concerns in SLVHS community

New Season for Golf with Muddy swings and Cheerful Faces

     Golf team members have started to grab their golf clubs out of their garages and find their shoes in their closets. This first good rain year in a while has been good for drought, but not for the golf team. Boulder Creek’s golf course, SLV home course, has probably got the worst of … More New Season for Golf with Muddy swings and Cheerful Faces

Lake Oroville spillage causes immense damage to Northern California

  With all of the rain that has hit California in the past few months, containing all of the water, through the use of dams and other resources, has been difficult for California workers. One of the biggest issues is Lake Oroville, which became so full that the dam gates were opened and the spillways … More Lake Oroville spillage causes immense damage to Northern California