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Best Local Movie Theaters

Best Local Movie Theaters

Jonah James, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

   For many moviegoers, the quality of the theater is just as important as the quality of the movie. Comfortable seats, a wide screen, and a quiet audience are all characteristics of a premium movie experience. So with movie prices exceeding 15 dollars, which local theater ensures that the casual...

Pleasanton Kids in Little Big Shots

Pleasanton Kids in Little Big Shots

April 28, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

Little Big Shots is a hit TV show on NBC which stars young kids with exceptional talents, kids who have gone viral on the internet, or kids who are unique in some way. The show was created by Ellen DeGeneres as well as Steve Harvey who hosts the show. Little Big Shots has recently featured two y...

Spring Prom Trends

Spring Prom Trends

Caroline Recupero, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

Florals for spring? Groundbreaking. From the vibrant flowers to pollen in the air causing everyone to have allergies, spring is alive and well. And with a new season brings new fashion. There’s a fresh twist on florals this year and it’s perfectly over-the-top and surely turns heads. Even Mirand...

Amador Students at Coachella

Amador Students at Coachella

Filippa Nielsen, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

  The annual music and art festival Coachella has passed, and many artists have performed on the big stages. Coachella’s first weekend started this year Friday April 14 and the second weekend ended Sunday April 23 and was located at The Empire Polo Club in Indio in California. The headliners t...

Amador Traditions: St. Patrick’s Day

Amador Traditions: St. Patrick’s Day

Gabriela Miller, Pop Culture Editor

March 30, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

   March is known for events such as Women’s History Month and even St. Patrick’s Day. This holiday commemorates the death of St.Patrick, the culture of Ireland, and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.    Every March the city of Dublin puts on St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to h...

Black Mirror is a Hit on Netflix

Black Mirror is a Hit on Netflix

Nick Maggi, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Uncategorized

    Black Mirror is one of the best shows in years. Get this- it’s not actually on TV. Black Mirror is one of the numerous original programs being hosted on the popular streaming service Netflix. Though it originally debuted on British TV for two seasons, Netflix picked it up for a third, and added it ...

Hot and upcoming: prom 2017

Zach Kolia and Cullen Plattel

March 17, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

Prom is a highly anticipated event for Juniors during second semester, one that they will remember throughout their high school. The work behind it is not something that should go unnoticed.   The process of planning prom starts immediately after elections the previous year. The officers planning t...

The Reaping of 2016

The Reaping of 2016

Cole Torquemada, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

When we see celebrities, we never quite think of their mortality. As long as there’s television, they can live on through our memories. 2016 gave us a real eye opening experience with the deaths of many iconic figures we’ve come to know and love.  With the new year here, we mourn the losses of th...

Movies to Look Forward to this Year

Movies to Look Forward to this Year

Sam Hopkins, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

2017 has begun and with it come dozens of highly anticipated blockbusters. Of course there’s going to be the usual superhero movies but this year there’s going to be more than ever with marvel making Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Thor Ragnarok and Spiderman Homecoming, Fox making Hugh Jackman’...

“The Bachelorette” Introduces First African-American Contestant

“The Bachelorette” Introduces First African-American Contestant

Esha Chawla, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture, Showcase

A spin-off of the American hit reality TV show, “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” is a show in which one woman decides which of 25 men will be her husband. However, through the twelve seasons that have aired on national television, all twelve of the bachelorettes were Caucasian. After much push...

Stranger Things Season 2 Predictions

Stranger Things Season 2 Predictions

Zachary Kolia, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

  Warning: If you have not watched Season 1 of Stranger Things, do not continue reading.        Everyone has been anxious for Season 2 of the hit Netflix Original Series, Stranger Things. On Super Bowl Sunday, the first trailer for the new season was unexpectedly released and has left p...

Super Bowl Show Halftime with Color Guard

Super Bowl Show Halftime with Color Guard

Cathrine Lilja, Photo Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Pop Culture

Winterguard Makes Showing at Super Bowl Half-Time Show Bringing in a stunning 111.9 million viewers, this year's Super Bowl was certainly full of twists. However something that people may not have noticed was a little gem within the half-time performance. As usual, Lady Gaga wowed with her incredible music...

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