The sediment in San Francisco Bay, once thought of as a renewable resource, is eroding and being removed much more quickly than nature replenishes it — which could affect two companies’ requests to increase their sand-mining operations. Read More
In San Francisco’s relatively conservative District 7, nine candidates are vying to replace termed-out Supervisor Sean Elsbernd, who routinely supported more investment in basic infrastructure and warned about burgeoning government labor costs. Read More
In an effort to avoid recent controversies that have beset Muni and BART, Golden Gate Transit is poised to adopt an advertising policy barring political and religious campaigns, but some observers say the rule would trample First Amendment rights. Read More
Two students at San Francisco State University have been diagnosed with chickenpox, prompting officials to send a health warning to students.
The letter states that the second student, who was diagnosed Friday, lived on campus and visited buildings including creative arts, ethnic studies, psychology, the library, student services, the student center and the Towers and Dining Center. Read More
A cost-cutting effort in the California State University system will essentially keep Californians who wish to enter graduate programs in January out of their own schools.
“We’re limiting undergraduate and graduate enrollment for anyone who needs some sort of subsidy to attend college, which happen to be California residents,” CSU spokesman Mike Uhlenkamp said. Read More
A small fire damaged the former administration building at San Francisco State University this afternoon, a university spokeswoman said.
The fire was reported at about 4:05 p.m. at the building known as the Old Administration Building, university spokeswoman Ellen Griffin said. Firefighters responded and extinguished the fire within about 20 minutes, Griffin said. Read More
Students and residents around San Francisco State University will have more recreational space once a newly purchased property is converted to grassland before ultimately becoming classrooms for the clinical sciences. Read More
The San Francisco State University health education professor is the author of a study that encourages new meditators to find the method of meditation they are most comfortable with in order to get fulfilling results.
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There’s a lot at stake for California State Universities on the November ballot.
Attending one of the university systems’ 23 campuses could be more expensive, tougher to get in to or tuition could even be reduced, depending on what voters decide for the pending tax measure. Read More
Amid an ongoing budget crisis, a proposal to increase the salaries of three California State University campus presidents, including San Francisco’s, by 10 percent more than what their predecessors were paid is being questioned.
The 23-campus CSU system stands to lose $250 million in funding if Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax measures are not approved by voters in November. The public universities already cut $750 million from their budgets last year. Read More