A wake and funeral will be held next week for former San Francisco prep football star David Henderson, who was shot in the head last month in the Bayview district.
Henderson’s mother decided to end her son’s life support at San Francisco General Hospital last week after she was told by doctors he would lack brain activity indefinitely. Read More
By age 6, David Henderson could hit a baseball over his roof. Qunzena Henderson figured that was her son’s ticket off the troubled streets of the Bayview district. “But he said, ‘No, mom, I wanna play football,’” she recalled. Read More
City College of San Francisco officials say they can’t afford the contract for design of a planned Chinatown and North Beach campus that has ballooned in cost after nearly a decade of planning and construction. Read More
As many as 800 classes will be cut from City College of San Francisco as the institution tries to balance one of its worst budgets in recent history.
The cuts may affect the ability of students to transfer to four-year universities. Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration Peter Goldstein said many students may not get the classes they need. But he said core classes, including math and English, will not be reduced. Read More
A $2 million reprieve from fees owed to The City would give City College of San Francisco enough money to save nearly 300 classes, according to members of the Board of Trustees.
Elected officials from City College have asked the Board of Supervisors to consider a one-year pardon for certain types of payments in order to alleviate painful cuts to programs, classes and limit enrollment. Read More
City College of San Francisco and the Consul General of Mexico are signing a memorandum of understanding Tuesday to preserve a Diego Rivera mural displayed in a theater at the college.The 1940 mural, titled “Pan American Unity,” is about the “marriage of the artistic expression of the North and of the South on this continent,” Rivera said in an interview that year. Read More
A teen pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that he used an anti-gay epithet during an attack on a fellow student at City College of San Francisco last week.During the attack, which occurred after a confrontation, 18-year-old Jevon Mask allegedly referred to the victim using a gay slur, Assistant District Attorney Victor Hwang said.The victim was allegedly choked briefly but didn’t suffer serious injuries. Read More
There’s apparently no bright light at the end of the higher-education funding tunnel.
Under an “all-cuts” budget proposal introduced by Gov. Jerry Brown last week, more than $15.4 billion will be taken from existing services, including health and social services.
For education, it means cutting services. Read More
A woman who left her purse in the front seat of her car told police she was surprised that the car was broken into at the City College of San Francisco.The woman left her purse on the front seat of the car, which was parking in a campus parking lot around 9 a.m. Wednesday, police said. “To the victim’s surprise, when she returned she saw that her passenger window was broken and her purse and GPS were missing,” police said. Read More
The City College of San Francisco women’s basketball team came into the California Community College Athletic Association Championship game with one of the most prolific offenses in the state, averaging 74 points a game.
However, in the state title game against Santa Rosa, the Rams’ high-scoring offense was nowhere to be found in a 52-45 loss. Read More