El Estoque

The worst of 2017

The worst of 2017

Ananya Bhat

December 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION

We hoped it would be better. As we watched the ball drop 12 months ago, we wished with crossed fingers that this year would be better than 2016. But let’s be honest — it wasn’t. From sexual assault accusations to violent protests, 2017 has taken a turn for the worse. In June, Trump de...

California heat wave: The growing flame

California heat wave: The growing flame

Chelsea Wong

September 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On the first weekend of September, the Bay Area fell under a cloud of windy heat. Temperatures rose to a record high of 106℉ on Friday, Sept. 1 shattering the previous record of 103°F from June 14, 2000. Throughout the weekend, the temperatures had dwindled to 102°F on Saturday and 100°F on Sunday. In s...

Problems for Oroville Dam

Problems for Oroville Dam

Karen Sanchez

February 26, 2017


Filed under Local, NEWS

alif. has been experiencing a heavy amount of rain in the past couple of weeks, and the empty, cracked and dried reservoirs are filling up just as they had shriveled up when the drought first occurred. The same can be said for the Oroville reservoir, located in the city of Oroville, situated on the fo...