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Legal victory and congressional forum fuel fight to save City College

The fight against closure of City College reached a new milestone yesterday when a federal judge struck down a motion that might have placed...

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...

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

Tim’s San Francisco

Former Guardian editor launches nonprofit media venture, promising progressive reporting delivered daily online

Blow your mind

Soon you can get a Ph.D. in human sexuality in San Francisco

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...

Bill on Brown’s desk to make two-tiered system of college tuition: for the rich, and the poor

It seems that one California politician is adapting an old adage for a modern era: If at first students protest and get pepper sprayed,...

Changing the narrative

ACCJC hit with city lawsuit and legislative investigation, broadening the discussion of City College's fate

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...

Whose college?

San Franciscans decry loss of City College classes — but will the new "Super Trustee" listen?

Guardian forum sparks lively discussion

We had a packed house last night for our community forum on the future of the Bay Guardian and the progressive movement in the...

Why democracy matters

EDITORIAL There's a troubling anti-democratic trend taking place in this country, one that's been recently reflected everywhere from the US Supreme Court's decision to...

City College supporters protest state takeover and the agenda behind it

July 10, 2013
By Dalton Amador Around 350 students, faculty members and other San Franciscans marched from City College’s downtown campus to the U.S. Department of Education...

Alerts

July 9, 2013
WEDNESDAY 10Laborfest: CCSF's accreditation crisis City College of San Francisco, Mission Campus, 1125 Valencia, SF. www.saveccsf.org. 6-8pm, free. City College serves about 85,000 students...

Who killed City College?

Loss of accreditation tied to federal push for austerity and a curriculum that feeds universities and the economy

Opponents of City College takeover to march through SF

Opponents of last week’s decision to revoke the accreditation of City College of San Francisco and place the district under state control until that...