Refugio and Elvira Nieto called upon the Board of Supervisors, specifically John Avalos and David Campos, on Sept. 13 to have a permanent memorial for their son Alex Nieto, a City College student who was shot and killed in Bernal Heights by four police officers on March 21, 2014.
By Sara Bloomberg. Bright yellow, blue and red signs proclaimed “I am City College” in several languages on Sept. 4 as nearly 200 people rallied outside of City Hall to support Proposition A, a local parcel tax initiative that will raise $14 million a year for the college.
The Guardsman takes a look inside each of the 12 mayoral candidates and gives insight into the impact they might have on City College.
When it comes to the values that we at The Guardsman feel represent City College – support of public education, local hiring, labor rights, tenant’s rights, affordable healthcare, and better public transit – only one candidate could fit the bill on all accounts: John Avalos.
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.