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San Franciscans in front of City Hall rally in support of Proposition A. Photo by Erica Hellerstein.

Parcel Tax Proposition May Decide Fate of City College

Proponents of Proposition A, a parcel tax on November’s ballot to fund City College of San Francisco, say that without the ballot measure hundreds of college classes will be eliminated. Opponents argue that taxpayers shouldn’t...
Host Erick Arguello, President of the Lower 24th Street Merchants and Neighbors Association, hangs up signs at a fundraiser for District 9 Supervisor David Campos at 780 Cafe.

Unopposed, Campos Runs Hard and Builds War Chest

Two dozen supporters gathered one recent Thursday evening at 780 Cafe on Valencia Street for a fundraiser for District 9 Supervisor David Campos. Amid speeches and live music, drinks and Mexican food, the campaign staff...
Amy Bacharach, far right, listens to a question from a member of the audience. Eight of ten candidates vying for four seats on the City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees took questions during a panel debate on Friday at the New America Media office.

City College Board of Trustee Candidates Debate Amid Accreditation Troubles

Whether the fiscal and managerial troubles that have brought the City College of San Francisco’s accreditation into question threatens the school’s ability to remain open varies depending upon whom you ask. “The threat is real,”...
All graphics by Molly Roy.

Election 2012: Mission Voters Historically Lean Left

The Mission is a liberal-leaning district in a liberal-leaning city in a liberal-leaning state. So it came as no surprise when an overwhelming majority of Mission voters — nearly 90 percent — voted in 2008...