Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Local 2121

Supes approve City College money; will mayor veto?

In a 7-4 vote, supervisors approved $2.7M in supplemental funding to the City College of San Francisco from the general reserve on Tuesday. The money is intended to restore some...

Behind the ‘dark money’ in the DA’s race

Suzy Loftus, a candidate for district attorney, just sent out a fundraising email complaining that a “dark money” group is pouring money into the DA’s race -- and one...

Mar seeks to fund Free City College without ballot campaign

Sup. Gordon Mar is exploring ways to fund the Free City College program for the next decade without going to the ballot. For two years, San Franciscans have attended City...

City College administration pushes dramatic cuts

City College administrators have made a few concessions but still plan dramatic cuts to the school, the faculty union president said at a rally Wednesday afternoon. “They’ve restored, apparently, the...

A new crisis at City College

City College seems to perpetually be on the precipice of one disaster or another. San Francisco’s community college, cherished by many for its lifelong learning opportunities, is just emerging from...

City College teachers ‘shocked’ and ‘aghast’ at choice for chancellor

The City College Board of Trustees will vote Thursday/22 to finalize the appointment of a new chancellor who comes with a very mixed record. Mark Rocha was forced to leave...

City College wins accreditation battle — but issues remain

  City College of San Francisco will continue as an accredited institution for the next seven years, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges announced on January 13. But a...

Free City College passes 9-1 — will Mayor Ed Lee defy the board and the voters?

The Board of Supes, by a 9-1 majority, directly challenged Mayor Ed Lee today and appropriated funding to make City College free for all residents. That means the mayor, who...

The Agenda, Dec. 12-18: Will the supes fold on free City College?

First, let us take a moment to say: We are losing three great supervisors. John Avalos, David Campos, and Eric Mar have been the reliable left flank of the...

City College chancellor shuts down meeting to stop protest

The acting chancellor of City College shut down a meeting and walked out today rather than listen to complaints from students and the faculty union about class cuts. Interim Chancellor...