We faculty at City College of San Francisco want to say, “Thank you, San Francisco!”
Thank you for your show of support for City College by approving Proposition A by a resounding 72 percent. Your vote of confidence shows us that City College is valued, vital and essential to our city. Thank you also for approving Proposition 30. Read More
I read with dismay the article about Proposition 30 and Gov. Jerry Brown (“Passage of tax increases spells big win for governor,” Thursday). On the cover, the subheading read: “Governor says taxes will pave way to state fiscal stability.” In the story it then says that, “The changes will provide $6 billion to balance the state budget.” Read More
City College of San Francisco officials can breathe a sigh of relief following Tuesday’s election, as two measures to support education were approved by voters, but administrators admit they are not out of the woods just yet.
Despite the boosts in funding, CCSF will still need to look closely at its finances in order to become fiscally stable. Read More
California voters delivered a victory Tuesday for Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $6 billion-a-year tax increase, while they weighed whether to set aside the state's death penalty and refused to require manufacturers to label genetically modified food. Read More
Let’s begin with the bedrock principle that voters deserve full disclosure of who’s giving money to whom for what.
In fact, we’d be much better served to make full and immediate disclosure of campaign funds our sole regulation of political money, rather than the complex melange of federal and state laws, regulations and court decisions that now purport — but fail — to protect the political process. Read More
The San Francisco Examiner has it all wrong (“Support both tax increases for education,” Oct. 10 editorial). A yes vote on Proposition 30 will not guarantee any new funding for education — not even one cent. Gov. Jerry Brown is making empty threats to cut education in order to scare voters, and Prop. 30 is not a “millionaires tax” — it will negatively impact every California taxpayer and resident. Read More
As we pass Monday’s 67th anniversary of the U.S.’s dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, let us renew our commitment to work for peace in our world. More than 220,000 Japanese people were killed and gravely injured by the atomic bomb blasts in Hiroshima and later Nagasaki. Many others suffered cancers caused by the radiation fallout. Read More