Pelosi decides to join the fight

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to over 100 guests during her visit Jan. 6, 2014, on Chinatown North Beach center. Photo by Santiago Mejia/The Guardsman

Pressed against the glass frame of City College’s Chinatown North Beach center on the morning of Jan. 6, faculty, staff and students listened attentively for updated accreditation information and supporting words from Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.

Mayor Lee refuses to chime in on issues

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks to reporters on March 21, 2013 on City Hall, San Francisco, Calif. Photo by Santiago Mejia/The Guardsman

In an opinion piece written by Lee and California’s Community College’s Chancellor Brice Harris for the San Francisco Chronicle, they said, “For CCSF, the pace of reform needs to be much faster. We also believe that City College has reached the limit of what it can do on its own,”

New lawsuit filed

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The Save CCSF Coalition held a press conference on the steps of the science building on Ocean campus Nov. 7 to announce the lawsuit they filed against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges with their attorneys Dan Siegel and Neil Satterlund.

Politicians reject AJJCJ actions

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A public forum was held at City College on Nov. 7, headed by Congresswoman Jackie Speier, D-Hillsborough, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto and Sen. Jim Beall, D-San Jose, to address the serious issues that have been evoked by the decisions of the accrediting commission.