Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: News

The ACCJC just won’t give up trying to shut down City College

By TimRedmond JUNE 18, 2014 – On Friday, June 13, a publicist named Dave Hyams sent out a press release on behalf of the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior...

Politics on Tuesday: The Democratic Party, the real-estate industry, and nudists on Muni

By Tim Redmond JUNE 17, 2014 – Just three days before the June 3 election, tech mogul and mayoral ally Ron Conway handed $25,000 to the San Francisco Democratic Party....

Hold the champagne – City College hasn’t exactly won yet

JUNE 12, 2104 – The decision by the accrediting commission to allow City College a lifeline has much of the city's political establishment applauding, and for good reason: The...

BREAKING: Good news – for the moment – on City College

By Tim Redmond The news that the ACCJC will change its rules and allow City College to stay open for two more years is grounds to celebrate – for the...

Privatization, Hollywood, and Robocop

(In which we take a break from local politics for a moment to reflect on popular culture and the politics of a Hollywood failure) By Tim Redmond JUNE 10, 2014 --...

Tom’s Town: What the election numbers mean

By Tom Temprano Numbers! I hated them in high school as I slogged through summer school Algebra II classes while friends got to enjoy the sunshine. Yet, on election night...

Election night was not good news for Chiu or Lee

By Tim Redmond JUNE 4, 2014 -- The big news from last night’s election is that there isn’t any big news. There were no surprises. The local election pretty much...

City Beat: the gender of violence and Equal Writes

  By Tim Redmond MAY 29, 2014 -- Local author Rebecca Solnit went on Democracy Now yesterday and made some critical points about the Isla Vista shooting. Her new book, Men...

Politics on Tuesday: The missing issue in the campaign for Superior Court judge

By Tim Redmond MAY 27, 2014 -- I think it’s safe to say many of the people voting June 6th barely understand why there’s a race for Superior Court judge...

Why is the mayor ducking on Prop. 13? I can’t figure it out. Can you?

Tom Ammiano has pretty much everyone behind his tax-refrom bill – except Ed Lee. By Tim Redmond The mayor of Los Angeles, Gil Garcetti, is endorsing Assemblymember Tom Ammiano's bill to...