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California Prepares for Large-Scale Earthquake

Madeleine Neuburger and Lauren Stewart

November 6, 2009

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Oct. 17, 2009 marked the 20th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake. On this date, Miramonte and 7-10 million Californians practiced their school’s earthquake drills. Miramonte’s administration has revised multiple...

Burglar Triggers AHS Lockdown

Sophia Bollag

November 6, 2009

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When a burglar was seen running in the direction of Acalanes High School on Tuesday, Oct. 20, the school went into lockdown mode. The lockdown began during the beginning of fifth period and lasted for over an hour. “A police...

Trash Continues to Pile Up On Campus

Alex Seclow

November 6, 2009

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There is a huge problem of excess trash in the world. There is so much that a collection of plastic debris twice the size of Texas known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch has formed. According to www.earthresourcesrecycling.com,...

Administration Condemns Racist Graffiti

Laila Abtahi and Caroline Cook

November 6, 2009

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During the week of Oct. 19, an unidentified person reported anti-Semitic and other racial graffiti to the administration. Markings covered mirrors and stalls inside the boys’ bathroom in the 140s hall and several desks in...

State Water Supplies Remain at a Trickle

Katrina Kovalik

November 6, 2009

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Many California communities haven’t felt the full force of a real drought. Especially not here in Orinda where every time we turn on the faucet or jump in the pool we are taking our readily-available water for granted. Despite...

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