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No decision yet following charged hearing to stall City College closure

At a Dec. 26 hearing in San Francisco Superior Court, the City Attorney’s office argued that City College of San Francisco should not be...

December 25 – 31, 2013

December 24, 2013
WEDNESDAY 25The Future of Farming Humanist Hall, 390 27th St, Oakl. www.humanisthall.org. 6:30-9:30pm, $5 donation. Following a potluck and social hour, this event will...

Alerts: December 4 – 10, 2013

December 3, 2013
WEDNESDAY 4Fight Richmond evictions Richmond Recreation Center, 251 18th Ave, SF. 7pm, free. The San Francisco Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), the...

City College Trustee resigns, protesting state takeover

Democracy is a thing of the past at City College of San Francisco, and now one member of its elected board has had enough....

Why I’m resigning from the City College board

November 26, 2013
By Chris Jackson When I worked for the state legislature, a member once told an overly ambitious guy that there are those who get...

City and teachers seek injunction against City College closure

November 26, 2013
The plan to save City College of San Francisco took a proactive turn yesterday (Mon/25) as two separate-but-similar preliminary injunctions were being sought against the...

On the Cheap: November 13 – 19, 2013

November 12, 2013
A selective sampling of upcoming Winter Arts events. Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information...

Schooled

Accrediting commission threatening to shutter City College gets scrutiny from Congress

Rep. Speier calls for federal accreditation reform, citing CCSF debacle

City College of San Francisco’s woes may be a catalyst for accreditation reform nationwide, US Rep. Jackie Speier (D-SF) said at a forum at...

Zombies to attack City Hall! UPDATED

We in the Bay Guardian newsroom have just received word of an impending zombie attack on City Hall. I repeat: Zombies are planning to...

Alerts Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2013

October 29, 2013
THURSDAY 31March to protect City College CCSF Civic Center Campus, 750 Eddy, SF. 3:30pm, free. Join supporters of the embattled City College of San...

In charge … sort of

New CCSF chancellor has steered troubled districts before, but how much authority will he have here?

INFOGRAPHIC: Brown signs legislation creating two tiers of college tuition, for the rich and the poor

For six California community colleges, when the classes get crowded, those with money will get in, and the poor will struggle. On Oct. 10, Gov....

BEST OF THE BAY 2013: LOCAL HEROES

October 16, 2013
Bruce Brugmann, Jean Dibble, and Tim RedmondThe San Francisco Bay Guardian — which has had a significant impact on the Bay Area's cultural and...

CCSF’s new chancellor has a history running other troubled colleges

Former Compton College Special Trustee Dr. Arthur Q. Tyler will be City College of San Francisco’s new chancellor, sources tell the Guardian. The decision...

Best of the Bay 2013 Readers Poll: City Living

October 15, 2013
BEST OF THE BAY 2013: READERS POLLCITY LIVING BEST STREET FAIR FOLSOM STREET FAIR www.folsomstreetevents.org BEST HOTEL PHOENIX HOTEL 601 Eddy, SFwww.Jdvhospitality.com BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION GOLDEN GATE...

Government shutdown puts thousands of SF veterans’ benefits at risk

More than 7,000 employees in Veterans Benefits Administration offices nationwide were furloughed today (Tues/8), the newest casualty of the federal government shutdown.As the Republicans...

Endorsements 2013

Stop the 8 Washington project! No, no, no on B, no on C, yes on A, re-elect Hererra. Our guide to the Nov. 5 elections

Fight to save City College grows teeth and bites back

September 24, 2013
Saving City College of San Francisco became a bigger battle yesterday when the California Federation of Teachers announced a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court to...

Chronicle: Don’t question the City College takeover, just submit to the flawed ACCJC

August 23, 2013
I have very low expectations from editorials in the San Francisco Chronicle, which generally share a worldview with the Chamber of Commerce and carry...

SF City Attorney Dennis Herrera sues to keep City College open

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed a suit today to block City College of San Francisco’s accreditation agency from closing down the school.The accreditation agency,...

City College’s judges get judged

City College of San Francisco had its accreditation revoked by the Accrediting Commission of Junior and Community Colleges in July, and now the ACCJC...

Protect local power and control

EDITORIAL There's a growing stench of political corruption — or, at the very least, hidden agendas aimed at subverting popular will in favor of...

*UPDATED 8/15* Tables turned: Department of Education finds City College’s accreditors out of compliance

UPDATE 8/15, 7PM: The U.S. Department of Education got back to the Guardian to explain their letter in further detail, answering the questions "Can...