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CCSF Trustees Rafael Mandelman, left, and Alex Randolph have differing politics: Mandelman is a firebrand progressive, and Randolph is a Mayor Lee-appointed moderate. Yet they are both highly competent and work effectively together to save City College. (Courtesy photo)

Saving City College with competence

I grew up in the General Motors factory town of Saginaw, Mich.,…

CCSF Trustees Rafael Mandelman, left, and Alex Randolph have differing politics: Mandelman is a firebrand progressive, and Randolph is a Mayor Lee-appointed moderate. Yet they are both highly competent and work effectively together to save City College. (Courtesy photo)
A new report from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office’s Task Force on Accredication says the process that almost killed CCSF was riddled with problems. (2013 S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)

CCSF was right all along about accreditors

Oh, what a difference three years can make. In that blink of…

A new report from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office’s Task Force on Accredication says the process that almost killed CCSF was riddled with problems. (2013 S.F. Examiner/Mike Koozmin)
Inmates of the San Francisco County Jail  partake in a child development course on Thursday, July 23, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Unlocking potential: S.F. County Jail offers first college credit classes to inmates

Until this year, Tamara Washington didn’t anticipate she would receive a high…

Inmates of the San Francisco County Jail  partake in a child development course on Thursday, July 23, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

CCSF’s special trustee reinstated for another year

A special trustee will continue to oversee City College of San Francisco’s…

City College of San Francisco  officials will ask the school’s accrediting commission to reverse its 2013 decision to revoke the school’s accreditation. Mike Koozmin 2014/S.F. Examiner

CCSF to meet with accrediting commission over possible reversal of 2013 decision

Leaders with City College of San Francisco on Wednesday will ask the…

City College of San Francisco  officials will ask the school’s accrediting commission to reverse its 2013 decision to revoke the school’s accreditation. Mike Koozmin 2014/S.F. Examiner
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoArthur Tyler took over as CCSF chancellor in 2013.

CCSF Chancellor Arthur Tyler steps down to take new role with school

City College of San Francisco’s chancellor is stepping down to take another…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photoArthur Tyler took over as CCSF chancellor in 2013.
Joe Fitzgerald RodriguezAlex Randolph is shown after being appointed to the City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees.

Mayor Lee appoints new trustee to City College board

Mayor Ed Lee on Tuesday appointed a new trustee to a vacant…

Joe Fitzgerald RodriguezAlex Randolph is shown after being appointed to the City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees.
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDiego Perez and Zachary Herrera rehearse a piece that was presented during a national tournament in Portland

Top-ranked CCSF speech team draws on personal experiences

Diego Perez and Zachary Herrera stood side by side, matching black folders…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerDiego Perez and Zachary Herrera rehearse a piece that was presented during a national tournament in Portland
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoCity College closed its Civic Center campus on Jan. 9 and today CCSF officials told faculty that the Gough Street campus will now close due  to seismic safety concerns.

Second CCSF campus closes due to seismic safety concerns

The student shuffle continues at City College of San Francisco. The Gough…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoCity College closed its Civic Center campus on Jan. 9 and today CCSF officials told faculty that the Gough Street campus will now close due  to seismic safety concerns.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSuperior Court Judge Curtis Karnow handed down a tentative decision Friday that many see as key to keeping the school's accreditation.

Judge issues favorable ruling in CCSF’s quest to retain accreditation

City College can celebrate another win this week after a tentative decision…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSuperior Court Judge Curtis Karnow handed down a tentative decision Friday that many see as key to keeping the school's accreditation.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File PhotoCity College has been granted restoration status to CCSF.

Restoration status approved for CCSF in quest to remain accredited

City College of San Francisco has been given two more years to…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. Examiner File PhotoCity College has been granted restoration status to CCSF.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoCity College of San Francisco is closing its Civic Center Campus for seismic safety earthquakes.

CCSF faculty: Civic Center Campus closure announcement made at last minute

Just three days before the start of spring semester classes, City College…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoCity College of San Francisco is closing its Civic Center Campus for seismic safety earthquakes.

SF schools to reopen Friday after closing for storm

Public schools in San Francisco are expected to reopen Friday after closing…

Eric Sun/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJeremiah Peralta stepped up admirably against American River to fill in for the injured Anthony Rodriguez.

Powerhouses CCSF, Mount SAC set to square off in state title game

When it comes to high-stakes football, City College of San Francisco and…

Eric Sun/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJeremiah Peralta stepped up admirably against American River to fill in for the injured Anthony Rodriguez.
Shalom Luani used to play for CCSF. He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round. (Eric Sun/S.F. Examiner File Photo)

Move to CCSF has paid off for safety Shalom Luani

George Rush remembers the first time he met this season's Bay 6…

Shalom Luani used to play for CCSF. He was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round. (Eric Sun/S.F. Examiner File Photo)
Eric Sun/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJeremiah Peralta stepped up admirably against American River to fill in for the injured Anthony Rodriguez.

Trio of CCSF teams playing home playoff games Saturday

On Saturday, three City College of San Francisco conference champions take their…

Eric Sun/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJeremiah Peralta stepped up admirably against American River to fill in for the injured Anthony Rodriguez.

Longtime assistant takes over reins of CCSF women’s hoops

After assisting longtime women's basketball coach Jamie Hayes for 11 seasons, Derek…

Eric Sun/S.f. Examiner file photoSophomore Gabe Bealer

No. 4 CCSF men’s hoops will need time to jell

In their first game of the season against College of Marin, the…

Eric Sun/S.f. Examiner file photoSophomore Gabe Bealer
Eric Sun/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJeremiah Peralta stepped up admirably against American River to fill in for the injured Anthony Rodriguez.

More than bragging rights on the line in CCSF-CSM rivalry game

It's No. 2 vs. No. 3 when the College of San Mateo…

Eric Sun/Special to the S.f. ExaminerJeremiah Peralta stepped up admirably against American River to fill in for the injured Anthony Rodriguez.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerSuperior Court Judge Curtis Karnow will now consider written and physical evidence concerning City College of San Francisco's accreditation status after live testimony in the trial over the school's future ended Friday.

Live testimony in CCSF trial concludes; both sides to make closing arguments next month

Live testimony came to an end Friday in the trial that could…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerSuperior Court Judge Curtis Karnow will now consider written and physical evidence concerning City College of San Francisco's accreditation status after live testimony in the trial over the school's future ended Friday.