After months of speculation and heated debate, City College of San Francisco’s future will soon become much clearer when the city’s high-profile trial against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) is decided: either CCSF will retain its accreditation, or it will be forced to undergo a lengthy restoration process.
Watching Madison Bumgarner toss five masterful shutout innings in relief to close out the 2014 World Series apparently wasn’t enough for some people, who still felt the urge to throw stuff.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed legislation on Oct. 21 establishing ground rules for a controversial practice known as buyouts, in which landlords offer tenants money to vacate their units.
Youth soccer players from the Mission District —who just months ago were kicked off a local soccer field by adult techies who had paid for the space— teamed up with local organizations to rally before City Hall on Oct. 17 to demand that the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission incorporate local communities more directly in setting public park policy.
Precisamente un mes después de que Rashawn Williams, un muchacho de 14 años de edad, fue apuñalado afuera de una tienda de autoservicio en el Distrito de la Misión por un compañero de clase de la escuela secundaria, su familia colocó este 2 de octubre su imagen en el césped afuera del Palacio de Justicia.
Los manifestantes en el Distrito de la Misión se reunieron el 4 de octubre para conmemorar el primer aniversario de la lucha contra un desarrollo propuesto en la plaza de la estación calle 16 del BART, un área de la Misión cuyos residentes de bajos ingresos y sin hogar han encontrado refugio durante muchos años.
Protesters in the Mission District rallied on Oct. 4 to mark the one-year anniversary of the fight against a proposed market-rate development at the 16th Street BART plaza, an area where the Mission’s low-income and homeless have found sanctuary for many years. Activists and locals fear that the project at 1979 Mission Street threatens to displace the neighborhood’s historically working-class and minority residents.
Precisely a month after 14-year-old Rashawn Williams was fatally stabbed outside a Mission District convenience store by a former middle school classmate, his family painfully, yet prominently, displayed his picture on the lawn outside the Hall of Justice on Oct. 2.
Paula Tejada’s tiny empanada shop is one of the few surviving Latino-owned small businesses left in the Mission District, sitting just a block away from the BART plaza at 16th and Mission streets, an intersection that has become the newest ground zero for the fight over affordable housing in the city.
Health is serious, just ask Teresa Barrita, whose 62-year-old husband Rufino was on the verge of going blind and even risked death, due to a series of complications that stemmed from diabetes.