18 Apr 2012

SF State's College of Extended Learning raises questions about privatization

As contract negotiations between the California Faculty Association and the California State University drag into the 22nd month and teachers have called into question the direction the system is heading, one word continues to strike a chord with

14 Mar 2012

California Faculty Association could strike again

Another backlash against budget cuts and sacrifices to the education system may hit campuses in the next several months if the California Faculty Association approves a strike in mid-April. CFA

07 Feb 2012

Ruling against Proposition 8 a step toward allowing gay couples to marry

Proposition 8 was found to be unconstitutional by the U.S. Ninth Circuit of Court Appeals Tuesday because it restricts gay and lesbian couples’ right to marry. “The decision is really

15 Nov 2011

Local community center to host turkey giveaway

While some search through the supermarket in pursuit of the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, others have to wait in line hoping to get a semblance of a Thanksgiving meal. Ocean Merced

13 Sep 2011

PG&E officially at fault for San Bruno explosion that killed eight

The National Transportation Safety Board released an accident report that blames Pacific Gas and Electric for the San Bruno fire that resulted in death, injury and destruction last September. “Our

30 Aug 2011

BART protesters strike Civic Center for the third time, promise to return

Nearly 50 protesters swarmed around Civic Center BART station and proceeded to walk up Market St. to Powell, Montgomery, and Embarcadero stations between 5 and 7 p.m. Monday, marking the third

14 May 2011

East LA native works to achieve SF State degree

East Los Angeles, with its graffiti-lined streets cluttered with cars in its high afternoon sun, known to be dangerous at nightfall, created a rough environment growing up for liberal studies

10 May 2011

City middle schoolers given chance for higher education

With increasing tuition costs and a difficult job market, the prospect of going to college is a challenge unlike ever before. But SF Promise, a group that aims to ease

10 May 2011

Birther movement 'Trumped' by presidential humor

Political leaders are not always known for having the best moments in speech-making history — yes we know you didn’t have sexual relations with that woman, Mr. Clinton, and yes

03 May 2011

Pedicabs offers job opportunities to students

As classes end and summer approaches, San Francisco will offer some unusual opportunities for job-seeking students. One such opportunity is being an unofficial mobile tour guide as a pedicab driver.

27 Apr 2011

Interactive video game museum may soon open doors

Dinosaur bones, prehistoric tools and paintings fill museums around the world, but now those artifacts may have to make way for a new medium. The Museum of Art and Digital

19 Apr 2011

Students with disabilities must rely on others in emergency evacuation

While everyone else is rushing out of a campus building during a drill or an evacuation, students with disabilities are often left behind, waiting for extra assistance from emergency personnel

12 Apr 2011

Broken parking meters no longer constitute free parking

In the land of one-way streets and no left turns, driving in San Francisco can be enough of a challenge. When you tack on the obstacle of finding parking, trying

07 Apr 2011

Supes weigh in on dog leash plan

Supervisor Scott Weiner proposed a resolution Tuesday to oppose the proposed off-leash dog ban currently being considered by the Golden Gate National Resource Area. The GGNRA encompasses parks from Marin

05 Apr 2011

Fillmore neighborhood to welcome new restaurants and revenue

The jazzy streets of the Fillmore, long filled with retail shops and a dearth of food options, will soon be home to more restaurants and bars that will offer more

08 Mar 2011

Gas price increase moves SF to most expensive in the nation

Fifty dollars can buy fifty cheeseburgers, a textbook, a pair of Nikes – or these days, one tank of gas. According to gasbuddy.com, a site that tracks gas prices across

02 Mar 2011

Day of Action moves forth to City College

Rain didn’t prevent impassioned protesters from displaying their angst towards higher education cuts today at City College of San Francisco. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget could slash $400 million from

22 Feb 2011

Leash ban could hold dogs back

Some San Francisco residents might find it difficult to imagine places like Fort Funston and Ocean Beach without dogs running freely along the coastline. But that vision may change if

17 Feb 2011

National Condom Week brings promotion of the female condom

The Peer Educators Advocating Campus Health group gave out bags of free condoms and lubricant this week as part of National Condom Week. PEACH, a peer program dedicated to promoting

15 Feb 2011

Stow Lake set for upgrade

The tranquil waters of the Golden Gate Park landmark Stow Lake will undergo changes after a new concession lease for its neighboring boathouse goes into effect in mid-March. New tables,

09 Feb 2011

Board of Supervisors ban unsolicited Yellow Pages

In an attempt to reduce both its ecological footprint and recycling costs, San Francisco is making efforts to curb the dissemination of unwanted phone directories. The Board of Supervisors approved

01 Feb 2011

Protesters, supervisor voice concerns about KUSF sale at rally

Protesters gathered in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon against the sale of the University of San Francisco’s bandwidth for radio station KUSF to the University of Southern California. “They