City College of San Francisco’s new Chinatown campus was to have $5 million set aside for furnishings, but due to massive cost increases for the entire project that money was not enough. “It will cover some desks and light fixtures, but it won’t cover beakers for science,” said Peter Goldstein, CCSF vice chancellor of finance and administration. “And since we’ll have a teaching kitchen, we literally can’t buy the pots and pans.” Read More
A quiet offensive lineman who goes by the name Ngalu is getting ready to start in the biggest game of his career Saturday.
The undefeated City College of San Francisco football team is gearing up to play defending state champion Mount San Antonio College, a rematch from last season’s title game. Read More
While the men’s basketball team at City College of San Francisco garnered most of the attention with their state championship in 2010, under the radar, the women’s team had a season to remember.
The Rams finished the season 27-6, and fell just short in their quest to capture the school’s first-ever women’s basketball state championship, falling to Santa Rosa 52-45 in the title game. Read More
You couldn’t have scripted last season any better for the City College of San Francisco men’s basketball team.
A 32-1 record that was topped off with a thrilling 83-81 win over Citrus, bringing the state championship back to CCSF for the first time since 1962.
With most of the players gone from a squad that broke the school’s 49-year title drought, the Rams have reloaded. Read More
A former City College of San Francisco chancellor was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation after pleading guilty in September to misusing public funds from the school.Philip Day, 65, pleaded guilty on Sept. 19 to three felony charges in connection with the use of nearly $100,000 in City College money to fund political campaign committees supporting the passage of bond measures to finance upgrades at the school. Read More
The San Francisco Police Department’s bomb squad was called out to City College of San Francisco’s Mission Campus on Tuesday night after reports of possible explosive devices discovered, police said. The campus was evacuated and searched, cops said. The all clear was given except for a specific site on campus in the 1100 block of Valencia Street where two suspicious items were found. Read More
Former City College of San Francisco Chancellor Philip Day has pleaded guilty to felony charges of misusing public funds, in connection with an investigation into the use of school money to support state and local education bond measures. Read More
City College of San Francisco coach George Rush considers the 2011 freshman football class to be his best in the past 10 years. “We put a lot more energy in the recruiting process this year, and it paid off,” Rush said, while tempering the optimism with his common refrain. “But everybody looks good in August.” Read More
Police are hunting the gunman who killed a 24-year-old man near the City College of San Francisco Saturday morning, police said.The victim, identified Monday as 23-year-old Karl Henderson, was shot multiple times in the torso at Holloway and Brighton avenues around 11:20 a.m.
He died about 40 minutes later at San Francisco General Hospital, police said Monday. Read More
Prominent figures in LGBT history could play a larger role in classrooms throughout the state after a bill requiring their inclusion into California curriculum passed the state Assembly on Tuesday and headed to the governor’s desk.
The FAIR Education Act by Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, would require schools to teach at all grade levels the historical contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. Read More