Author: Laura Waxmann

Laura Waxmann covers education and community news for the San Francisco Examiner. Reach her at (415) 359-2730 and lwaxmann@sfexaminer.com. Follow Laura on Twitter: @laura_waxee

CCSF board hopeful challenges three incumbents in November election

Three incumbents on City College of San Francisco’s Board of Trustees are running against one well-financed challenger with high-powered backers…

4 days ago

Shipyard residents, advocates call for more testing after radioactive discovery

Alarmed by the discovery of a radioactive object in a residential area of the Bayview Hunters Point Shipyard, homeowners and…

4 days ago

Hotel workers authorize strike at San Francisco Marriott hotels

Frustrated with current working conditions and stagnant contract negotiations, UNITE HERE Local 2 workers from seven Marriott Marquis-operated hotels throughout…

5 days ago

MEDA seeking $7 million to buy historic Mission District building

The Mission Economic Development Agency is $7 million short of purchasing the Mission District’s historic Redstone Labor Temple, and is…

5 days ago

Police could get increased power to disperse abortion clinic protesters

A proposed amendment to The City’s Police Code could allow officers to respond more quickly to complaints of harassment and…

7 days ago

Early childcare workers, advocates rally against business groups seeking to block new law

Advocates rallied Tuesday against a lawsuit threatening to slow down — and potentially invalidate — an initiative that will subsidize…

7 days ago

Controversial school board candidate withdraws from race

School board hopeful Josephine Zhao withdrew from the race Monday morning. The announcement came via a Facebook post after mounting…

1 week ago

Father says school district failed to follow procedures, protect son in Balboa HS incident

The father of a Balboa High School student arrested but not charged after a gun fired inside of a classroom…

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