Month: December 2023

Opinions & Editorials

Homeless People Aren’t The Problem – The City Is

Irony is strong in San Francisco’s policies towards drug users and the unhoused – “street cleanups,” in which San Francisco Public Works employees harass people into moving, routinely take place in the very same neighborhoods where drug use is openly enabled. Large groups of unhoused people are moved from one block to another in the name of “cleaning up the streets,” and, as expected, they typically return to the areas shortly after – where else are they supposed to go?

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News

Board of Trustees President Expresses Concern About Ocean Campus Heating 

A heating update given by Alberto Vasquez, associate vice chancellor of construction and planning, at the Board of Trustees meeting repeated much of the information offered in the Nov. 1 heating issues update, but several dates were mentioned for the completion of projects and the submission of designs to the California Division of the State Architecture (DSA).

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Culture

In the Weeds: City College Struggles With Maintaining Landscaping

As part of the accreditation process, City College commissioned an environmental review that would form a part of its vision for the college in years to come. The review envisions “a park-like atmosphere at the campus with plazas offering views within the campus and vistas showing the surrounding cityscape. The plazas would provide spaces for student gatherings and collaboration.”

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The Guardsman