Indigenous Peoples of the Bay Area: A History of Survival

Given the massive diversity in languages, family groups, customs, and cultures, the native people of the northern and central California coasts likely would not have seen themselves as belonging to any single common group prior to the arrival of the Spanish. To some degree, this persists today, with many local Indigenous people self-identifying primarily as members of one or more of approximately 58 distinct regional cultures that are grouped under the umbrella-term “Ohlone.” 

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Drastic cuts across the board to address College’s “dire fiscal emergency” in approved Multi-Year Budget and Enrollment Plan

Facing budget constraints and continued accreditation pressures, the College’s Multi-Year Budget and Enrollment Plan outlines steep cuts, including at least 600 fewer class sections.

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Mayor Breed Moves Forward with Balboa Reservoir Development Despite Objections from City College Board, Faculty, and Community

The City College community objects to Mayor London Breed’s efforts to push through a controversial proposal to build 1,100 units of privately held housing on public land in use by the college that would create ongoing traffic congestion and parking issues.

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City fights over immigration

A 2008 immigration policy instituted by Mayor Gavin Newsom providing undocumented juveniles accused of criminal conduct greater protection from deportation is being challenged by the Board of Supervisors.

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