Glide Treats Seniors to Hearty Holiday Social

December 10, 2013 | No Comments

Glide Memorial Church held its ‘Senior Holiday Social’ in Freedom Hall Tuesday, providing seniors in the community an opportunity to join together for a free turkey lunch, live music, raffles, prizes and more.

Education and Gentrification: Let’s Stop Ignoring the Correlation in San Francisco

November 27, 2013 | 4 Comments

Rapid gentrification has been affecting the lives of all of San Francisco’s residents, so why has the relationship between the city’s changing population and public education been largely ignored?

Posted in Education, Opinion

Herrera Seeks Injunction to Halt Accreditors’ Race to Shutter City College

November 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

City Attorney Dennis Herrera today moved for a preliminary injunction to block the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, or ACCJC, from racing to terminate the accreditation of City College of San Francisco in eight months’ time.

Posted in Education

About Those Flu Vaccines…

November 24, 2013 | 4 Comments

With flu season officially underway, there are people lining up like lemmings to get flu shots. Others have taken a step back from the constant media barrage to get a shot because they know that some people will get the flu shot and the flu, and others will get neither, remaining healthy throughout the season.

Posted in Healthcare

San Francisco Residents Protest Corporate Tax Breaks Following Twitter IPO

November 10, 2013 | No Comments

Impacted by sky-rocketing rents and evictions, San Francisco residents demonstrated Thursday outside Twitter headquarters following the social media company’s highly anticipated first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

Officials Address D5 Community Concerns Over Recent Spate of Violent Crimes

November 06, 2013 | 1 Comment

Public officials including Supervisor London Breed, SFPD Lieutenant Bruce Delahunty and Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, gathered Monday with community members at the Korean American Center in District 5 to address public safety concerns following a recent spate of violent crimes in the area.

Posted in Crime, News, Politics

Commentary on Senator Feinstein’s Defense of NSA Surveillance

November 05, 2013 | 7 Comments

Senator Dianne Feinstein recently wrote an op-ed defending NSA surveillance programs. In her op-ed, Feinstein disingenuously assures us the NSA does not conduct surveillance, but rather it merely collects information contained on the average telephone bill.

Posted in Opinion, Politics