Classified Staff Bear Brunt of City College Layoff Notices

City College sent out 42 pink slips to classified staff Nov. 2, even as they recruit replacement workers, a breach of faith denounced by SEIU 1021.

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City College Wins Entrepreneurial College of the Year Award

Only three years old, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) at City College exemplifies the success story of a plucky start-up, as it prevailed over other community colleges to capture the nationally-recognized Heather Van Sickle Entrepreneurial College of the Year Award.

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“I’ll be Gone, You’ll be Gone,” Hopefully Not with this Chancellor

For the past ten years, City College has named ten chancellors as its own. Will the newly appointed chancellor, David Martin, direct the helm of City College for just a few years, like many of his predecessors, or will he stay the course and truly tackle the long-term financial problems and educational needs of the college?

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Local Film Festival Rekindles Community Spirit with Boost from City College

The Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema (BHOC), a free film festival that showcases the talents of Bay Area filmmakers and runs until Oct. 29, was off to an impressive start, as it navigated COVID-19 precautions with pop-up drive-in and socially-distanced park screenings during its opening weekend, Oct. 1-2.

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Autumn Moon Festival Entices Crowds Back to Chinatown

After a year’s hiatus, the Autumn Moon Festival in Chinatown brought out crowds of people to Grant Avenue during the weekend of Sept. 11-12, offering hope to local businesses and performers who have struggled to rebound from the economic losses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resignation of Internal Auditor Reignites Oversight Debate

After only nine months on the job, David James, Internal Auditor and Controller at City College, resigned, citing family reasons. His departure raises questions about who will monitor the financial situation of the college, which is struggling to resolve its structural budget deficit.

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