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Indigenous Peoples of the Bay Area: A History of Survival

February 9, 2021 The Guardsman 0

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.” 

Bridge Funding Falls Short of Veto-Proof Majority

February 5, 2020 The Guardsman 1

The Board of Supervisors meeting held January 28 at City Hall resulted in passing the emergency bridge funding to restore the city college’s 288 abruptly cut classes — but did not reach the veto-proof majority that many in the faculty were hoping for.