The Broadview

Glass and Shady fires cause major damage to North Bay

The Glass and Shady fires in Napa valley have burned over 11,000 acres of forests, homes and wineries. A Red Flag fire warning is in effect for most of Northern California.

Tala El Qadah, Senior

September 28, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Two roaring wildfires erupted on Sunday morning in the North Bay, burning 11,000 acres and forcing many residents to evacuate.  Junior Anneli Dolan has a home in Glen Ellen, 15 minutes north of Sonoma. Her parents drove up to gather belongings and necessities in case they are called ...

RV there yet?

Senior Sadie Kahn visits Idaho with her family during the summer. RV sales in some areas of the country went up by over 170% this summer compared to last, according to the RV Industry Association.

Kassie DeJean, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Most families have postponed or canceled vacations that require a plane order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, but that is not stopping locals from exploring the Bay Area.  The Centers for Disease Control’s guidelines for travel include wearing a mask, staying socially distanced and sanitizing hands fre...

Double trouble

California residents face challenges presented by both wildfires and COVID-19.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

September 24, 2020

Wildfire smoke, which can be harmful to the lungs, can also intensify a person’s reaction to COVID-19 as it irritates the lungs and damages the immune system which can make a person more susceptible to the virus according to the CDC. With over 3 million acres of land burned across California, the air quality, from over 900 fires and a lack of win...

The heat is on

There are over 5,762 fire incidents in California with the most recent fires on Aug. 18 and Aug. 19. The hot weather and lightning storms worsened the fires.

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

August 19, 2020

California residents woke up this morning to clouds of ash outside their windows due to fires sparked by lightning strikes.  Smoke from fires as close as Monterey, Fresno and Sacramento have drifted into San Francisco and caused the air quality to worsen. There are a growing 5,762 fire incidents in...

Students rattled after nighttime earthquake

Students rattled after nighttime earthquake

Laura Mogannam, In-House Media Editor

January 4, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An earthquake with a magnitude 4.4 rocked the Bay Area early this morning at 2:41 a.m., making many students realize how unprepared they would be in time of a larger shake. “I heard the rumbling and then all of the sudden my bed was shaking,” sophomore Sunny Stuart said. “I got ...

Northern Bay Area fires cause destruction

Natalia Varni's home after the fire. Varni's house was one of thousands affected.

Sophia Aeby, Reporter

October 10, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE A series of fires in the North Bay that began over the weekend have covered over 119,000 acres and affected 1,500 homes, businesses and structures. With 40,000 people evacuated, 99,000 without power and 15 reported deaths, the fire has turned into a national crisis. Junior Sofia Pir...

Thunderstorm surprises Bay Area Monday, may continue tonight

Lightning bolts flash across the San Francisco sky Monday evening in the Richmond district. Thunderstorms hit the Bay Area after high winds and abnormally warm weather.

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 12, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Seven thousand lightning bolts lit up the Bay Area sky Monday afternoon and continued into the evening. “I was scared out of my mind,” junior Kiki Apple said. “I was worried that the power might go out — the lights were flickering in my room.” The storm, which peaked af...

Urbanization overwhelms district

A house in Duboce Triangle hung signs in their windows saying

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016

The Mission district’s 24th Street, dotted with “For Sale” signs and traced by Google bus routes, is just one street in the area facing gentrification and changes in culture for the heavily Hispanic neighborhood. San Francisco’s tech boom is changing the demographics in the Mission, one of the City...

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

Alumnae find benefits going to college close to home

April 30, 2015

While some students anticipate moving to an East Coast college or university, other seniors are opting to remain in the Bay Area because the familiar location can provide comfort while acclimating to a new environment filled with thousands of people, as well as can save money on travel costs. “A lot of my friends tell me that they would never go to college ...

Overthrow the reign of drought

Overthrow the reign of drought

February 28, 2014

STAFF EDITORIAL Many Bay Area residents awoke to the pounding of rain against their windows last Thursday morning. Four days of sporadic showers had many crying “miracle” after one of the driest seasons on record, but the California drought is far from over. While the past week has been ...

Young adults are choosing to borrow, rent rather than make large purchases

Young adults are choosing to borrow, rent rather than make large purchases

November 7, 2013

Madison Riehle Editor-in-Chief The virtual world has moved to reality for a generation that has grown up with Myspace and Facebook, sharing music and pictures, and updating “friends” on the latest meals. Sharing services such as Bay Area Bike Share, Zipcar and Rent the Runway provide young a...

Mediocre performers paid thousands

March 13, 2012

Isabelle Pinard Managing Editor Students shifted their weight from one foot to the other while waiting in a line that wrapped around the block to get into a high school fundraiser. The unusually large crowd was for a special YouTube-famous music group scheduled to play at the dance. The entire cro...

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