Welcome to Write for California

Being a Cal fan, even in times of prosperity, is never easy--but it's a unique and noble pursuit that bonds us for life, and compels us to shout 'Go Bears' at strangers in faraway locales and stay loud, proud and unbowed in the face of logic and disappointment. If you're not one of us, you wouldn't understand. If you bleed blue and gold, or strive to figure out what makes us tick, the fine folks at Write For California are there to serve as your roadmap... and cover the hell out of Cal sports like a bear suffocating a tree. - Mike Silver.

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Third-generation Cal Bear. I generally do scouting analysis and attempt to entertain the unwashed masses of the DBD.
Nick Kranz
University of California class of 2007 and 4th generation Golden Bear
Avinash Kunnath
Write For California site czar. Golden Blogs alum. Go Bears Forever.
Piotr Le
Piotr T Le, Class of 2014, Economics and Political Economics. He will be writing about sports and stats, with a passionate, and unwaveringly Cal oriented bent.
Alex Khalifa
Cal basketball contributor twitter.com/goodguyinsports
Erik Johannessen
A Cal fan for twenty years now, I co-founded CGB in 2006 as "ragnarok" because I was bored and wanted a place to discuss Cal Sports online.
Cal grad '93, living in rural WA.
Rob Hwang
Part of the highly touted freshman class of Jahvid Best, Shane Vereen, Alex Morgan. Twitter: @rob11hwang
Ruey Yen
Cal alum '04 Twitter: @yrueyyen
Rick Chen
Covering breaking news and the business and culture of college athletics and sports-betting
Christopher Helling
i.e. christopher_h, Cal Mathematics 2011. Devout Cal fan, sports bettor, and avid Pac-12 football observer.
Sports Guy, affiliate with Write for California
Christopher Zheng
"Garbers, did he get away? He does. GARBERS... IS GOING TO SCORE. Cal has the lead" @thechriszheng
I touched the blood of the girl who sliced her neck on the Axe