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Leslie Simon (left), 40-year City College of San Francisco faculty member, joins nearly 100 supporters in a strike outside the Ocean Campus in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Hundreds turn out for CCSF faculty union’s first-ever strike

“Strike!” the teachers shouted, and strike they did. Most City College of…

Leslie Simon (left), 40-year City College of San Francisco faculty member, joins nearly 100 supporters in a strike outside the Ocean Campus in San Francisco, Calif. Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
The school buildings are seen at City College of San Francisco on Ocean Campus, Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF to shut down Wednesday ahead of faculty union strike

As faculty at City College of San Francisco prepare to strike Wednesday…

The school buildings are seen at City College of San Francisco on Ocean Campus, Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
AFT2121, the City College of San Francisco faculty union, is going on a one-day strike on Wednesday, April 27. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City College administration needs to get its priorities straight

Throughout the crises of the past several years, from the recession to…

AFT2121, the City College of San Francisco faculty union, is going on a one-day strike on Wednesday, April 27. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Approximately 50 people attend the forum of faculty and students to prepare for possible one-day strike in Multi-Use building room 140 at City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F.Examiner)

CCSF faculty union clears final hurdle for one-day strike

A year’s worth of unsuccessful labor negotiations could come to a head…

Approximately 50 people attend the forum of faculty and students to prepare for possible one-day strike in Multi-Use building room 140 at City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F.Examiner)
San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim introduces proposal to reclaim the promise free, public higher education in San Francisco during the press conference on the steps of San Francisco City Hall while community groups, City College faculty, Board of Trustees members and students hold signs and banners to support on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

Proposal would make community college free for SF residents

Supervisor Jane Kim wants free community college education available for all San…

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim introduces proposal to reclaim the promise free, public higher education in San Francisco during the press conference on the steps of San Francisco City Hall while community groups, City College faculty, Board of Trustees members and students hold signs and banners to support on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco's Ocean Campus seen Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF offers 7 percent salary boost as faculty union calls for strike

After a year of fruitless contract negotiations, the faculty union at City…

City College of San Francisco's Ocean Campus seen Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
The school buildings are seen at City College of San Francisco on Ocean Campus, Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF secures additional funding as clock ticks on accreditation review

The clock is ticking for City College of San Francisco to preserve…

The school buildings are seen at City College of San Francisco on Ocean Campus, Thursday, March 31, 2016. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

CCSF faculty union votes to support strike if contract talks break down

City College of San Francisco's faculty union Thursday announced that 92 percent…

City College of San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
City College of San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

CCSF faculty union to hold strike authorization vote

City College of San Francisco’s faculty union will vote next week whether…

City College of San Francisco. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Firefighter injured, 3 treated for smoke inhalation in Balboa Park blaze

One firefighter was injured during a morning blaze at a residence behind…

UPDATE: CCSF campus closed due to broken water main

City College of San Francisco's Ocean Campus is closed today, due to…

CCSF’s accreditor faces federal scrutiny

The agency that nearly revoked City College of San Francisco’s accreditation two…

several hundred CCSF faculty members and students, along with Supervisors David Campos and Eric Mar, and Assemblymember David Chiu, marched in downtown San Francisco on Nov. 12 to protest a proposed 26 percent cut to student courses over the next several years. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF faculty union cancels strike vote

City College of San Francisco’s faculty union is no longer threatening to…

several hundred CCSF faculty members and students, along with Supervisors David Campos and Eric Mar, and Assemblymember David Chiu, marched in downtown San Francisco on Nov. 12 to protest a proposed 26 percent cut to student courses over the next several years. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
CCSF nearly lost its accreditation in 2013, but has been granted an extension to meet all accrediting requirements. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F.. Examiner)

CA Board of Governors favors plan to establish new accrediting model for community colleges

A plan to establish a new model for accrediting California’s 113 community…

CCSF nearly lost its accreditation in 2013, but has been granted an extension to meet all accrediting requirements. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F.. Examiner)
Kelly Gunjardo, 30, Program Manager of La Voz Latina and member of the Community Labor Studies department protests at CCSF downtown. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

CCSF faculty union to begin strike authorization vote next week

City College of San Francisco’s faculty union will begin a 10-day voting…

Kelly Gunjardo, 30, Program Manager of La Voz Latina and member of the Community Labor Studies department protests at CCSF downtown. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Four candidates vie for seat on CCSF’s recently reinstated Board of Trustees

Though City College of San Francisco appears to have turned a corner…

A 17-year-old male student was attacked by two male suspects, one of whom allegedly brandished a gun, at the Louise and Claude Rosenberg Jr. Library at City College of San Francisco on Tuesday morning. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Gun scare at City College prompts uncertainty about safety

A loud thump vibrated through the quiet library at City College of…

A 17-year-old male student was attacked by two male suspects, one of whom allegedly brandished a gun, at the Louise and Claude Rosenberg Jr. Library at City College of San Francisco on Tuesday morning. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Community College District Police vehicles parked outside of the Louise & Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library at CCSF Tuesday, October 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: One arrested in connection with armed altercation at CCSF library

A 21-year-old City College of San Francisco student was arrested this morning…

San Francisco Community College District Police vehicles parked outside of the Louise & Claude Rosenberg, Jr. Library at CCSF Tuesday, October 13, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
City College of San Francisco will receive about $1 million in grants to help pay for its biotech program. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2014)

CCSF receives grant money to fund nationally-renowned biotech program

City College of San Francisco’s nationally renowned biotechnology program has received several…

City College of San Francisco will receive about $1 million in grants to help pay for its biotech program. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2014)
The union that represents City College of San Francisco’s teachers, librarians and counselors, says what the school is offering for salaries is not enough. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

CCSF faculty union, administrators continue contract negotiations

City College of San Francisco leaders are continuing to negotiate new contracts…

The union that represents City College of San Francisco’s teachers, librarians and counselors, says what the school is offering for salaries is not enough. (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)