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City College Special Trustee withdraws proposal for administrative pay hike

January 24, 2014
Students and faculty at City College of San Francisco staged an emergency protest today (Fri/24) after discovering that a generous salary increase had been...

State of the City speech filled with unsupported promises

January 17, 2014
It was maddening to watch Mayor Ed Lee deliver his annual State of the City address this morning. This was pure politics, from the...

Pelosi denounces City College’s accreditors

Rep. Nancy Pelosi denounced the accreditors seeking to close City College at a press conference held yesterday at the school’s Chinatown campus.“You can be...

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Injunction blocks City College closure

City College of San Francisco is safe from closure, for now. A ruling from San Francisco Superior Court Judge Curtis Karnow issued Jan. 2...

City College saved, for now (update)

Update: This post has been updated with new information, after a 5:30 press conference held by City Attorney Dennis Herrera.City College of San Francisco...

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...

Rep Clock: December 18 – 24, 2013

December 17, 2013
The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts' "X: The History of a Film Rating" wraps up with Henry and June (1990).PHOTO COURTESY OF UNIVERSALSchedules...

Laboring for better health care

Gardening, plumbing, construction, janitorial work and washing dishes: the jobs day laborers perform for San Franciscans are done with their bodies. Their physical fitness...

Mantra from the Milk/Moscone memorial march: “Fight back!”

Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night...

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...

Mantra from the Milk/Moscone memorial march: “Fight back!”

November 29, 2013
Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night...

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....

Brawl fallout

SFPD incident at Valencia Gardens brings new questions, allegations

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...

More than a memorial

Annual march marking Milk and Moscone assassinations focuses on progressive organizing

Rep Clock: November 20 – 26, 2013

November 19, 2013
Schedules are for Wed/20-Tue/26 except where noted. Director and year are given when available. Double and triple features marked with a •. All times...

Music Listings: Nov. 13-19

November 14, 2013
WEDNESDAY 13ROCKBrick & Mortar Music Hall: 1710 Mission, San Francisco. Hot Toddies, Kill Moi, Odd Owl, Blaus, 9 p.m., $6-$9.Cafe Du Nord: 2170 Market,...

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...

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...

Bike Share in SF is expanding, but “never” on the west side

This post has been updated with new information Nov. 5. The Bay Area’s shiny new Bike Share program is ready to expand, and in early...