The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010. Nicknamed the Indy, it was launched in 1986 and is one of the youngest UK national daily newspapers.



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Amador Valley High Boys' Volleyball Team Takes Second Place in North Coast Section Playoffs

The Amador Valley High School boys’ volleyball team took second place in the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs on May 12, losing in the championship final against the College Park High School Falcons.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Livermore High School Finishes Softball Season on High Note

The Livermore High School softball team defeated the Granada Matadors 6-3 on May 5. The Cowboys defeated the No. 1 team in the East Bay Athletic League and finished the regular season on a high note. The Cowboys started off the game hot. They scored two runs in the first inning and three runs in the third to take a commanding 5-0 lead early.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Foothill High School's Volleyball Playoff Run Ends in Second Round against Berkeley

The Foothill High School volleyball team was defeated by the Berkeley Yellowjackets by a score of 3-0 on May 5, ending their North Coast Section playoff run. The Falcons season ends as they finish the year with a record of 20-8. The Falcons playoff run started off well with a 3-0 win over American High School. They dominated the Eagles throughout the match and did not let American High come back within striking distance.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Amador Loses Close Lacrosse Playoff Match

The Amador Valley girls’ lacrosse team was defeated by the Davis High Blue Devils 15-14 on May 5 in the second round of the North Coast Section playoffs. Amador defeated Davis High in an earlier matchup this year, but the Blue Devils avenge the earlier loss. The Dons’ NCS run ends in the second round with a loss at home.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Livermore Cowboys Shutout Monte Vista Mustangs at Home

The Livermore High School baseball team defeated the Monte Vista Mustangs 8-0 on April 27. The Cowboys bouncde back after losing back-to-back games and improve to get their 9th win of the year. The Cowboys got up early, scoring two runs in the first two innings. After scoring one run in the fourth inning, the Cowboys would take a commanding 5-0 lead in the fifth inning.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Opinion: Cheap, drunk and vulgar: I’m fed up with anti-Scottish bigotry

Since childhood, I have been aware of hostile jabs mocking Scottish people, on TV and in print, with the source typically being English. Ranging from inane jokes to rather extreme scorn, there is a proclivity in the English media to denigrate Scots arbitrarily. It is an irksome inclination that permeates panel conversations and columns; one that labels Scots as perpetually cheap, drunk and unintelligible. These existing attitudes are obviously leftovers from a tense historical relationship, but
By Lucy Fitzgerald
• The Independent

Foothill High Baseball Team Pummels Livermore For 16th Win

The Foothill High School baseball team defeated the Livermore Cowboys 10-3. The Falcons won their fourth game this year when they scored ten or more runs. The Cowboys put up three runs in the first two innings and held a 2-0 lead to start the game, but the Falcons would come back in the second inning and score three consecutive runs. From then on, it was all Falcons.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Mothers paid 47% of minimum wage while on maternity leave

Statutory maternity pay should be increased in line with the national living wage, says the charity Maternity Action, as 96 per cent of women say they worry about money while on maternity leave. Maternity pay increased to £156.66, from £151.97 per week at the start of April, a rise of 3.1 per cent. Yet as inflation was seven per cent in March, the amount has fallen in real terms. This figure is equivalent to 45 per cent of the National Living Wage, or minimum age, for a 35-hour week at a rate
By Rebecca Goodman
• The Independent

Dublin Gaels Fall on the Road to Cal High

The Dublin High School baseball team were defeated by the California Grizzlies by a score of 9-4 on April 13. The Gaels dropped their second straight game and fell to 10-7-1 on the season. The Gaels started off strong, scoring two runs in the first inning. They gave up three runs in the first inning to the Grizzlies, but tacked on two more runs in the second to take a 4-3 lead going into the third.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

10 ways your money can help protect the environment

All eyes are on the climate for this Friday’s Earth Day, focused this year on investing in our planet. Making ethical choices as a consumer should be easy, but all too often it seems to mean jumping through more hoops or spending more money. Here, we’ve picked out 10 easy ways your money can help protect the environment. It’s easy and quick to switch your current account but how do you find one that’s good for the planet? Triodos is one of the most well-known green banks while The Co-operativ
By Rebecca Goodman
• The Independent

Foothill High Dominates East Bay Athletic League Track Event

The Foothill High School track and field team took home 16 first place events at their home East Bay Athletic League track meet on April 13 which included both Granada and Livermore High Schools. Livermore High took first place in eight events while Granada took six. The girls track and field team for Foothill took first place in nine of the 16 events that the Falcons won.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Dublin High Shows Out In Arcadia Invitational

The Dublin High School track and field team traveled to Arcadia High School on April 8 to compete in the Arcadia Invitational, where the Gaels took first place in the men’s 4x400 meter relay and finished in the top 15 in 14 other events. The team of Manogya Yara, Brandon Burns, Anish Kasam and Alexander Franco won first place in the men’s 4x400 meter relay with a time of 3:20.38. Kasam also took second place in the men’s 300 meter hurdles with a time of 38.60
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Matadors Take Livermore Stampede Championship

The Granada High School softball team won the Livermore Stampede High School softball tournament on April 9, defeating Sheldon High School in the championship game 6-3. Matadors’ outfielder and Notre Dame commit Makayla Winchell won tournament MVP as Granada won the Livermore Stampede for the first time in school history. The tournament started off slow for the Matadors. They took a tough loss in their first game to Benicia High School 3-2. The loss was the Matadors’ first loss of the season after winning 12 straight to start the season.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Foothill High School Baseball Team Wins 2022 Service Champions Classic

The Foothill High School baseball team won three straight games to win the 2022 Service Champions Classic with a 6-2 win in the championship game over Redwood High School on April 9. The Falcons started off the tournament with a hard-fought, 2-0 win over Berean Christian High School. Falcon’ pitcher Jackson Flora was spectacular in the win, allowing just one hit while recording seven strikeouts in seven innings pitched.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent

Dublin Volleyballers Extend Winning Streak

The Dublin High School boys’ volleyball team defeated the Livermore Cowboys by a score of 3-0 on March 31. The Gaels extend their winning streak to four and improve to 8-4 on the year. The first set was tightly contested with both teams going back and forth. The Gaels were able to pull away in the final points of the set and escaped with a 25-20 win.
By Nathan Canilao
• The Independent