After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, City College’s Culinary Clash is returning March 14, 21 and 28 to the Luce Restaurant at the InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco, and the three nights of dinners are already sold out.
$400,00 will fund the “We Are Bruce Lee” exhibit at the Chinese Historical Society of America, with another $600,000 for an art gallery and welcome center adjacent to the exhibit. Other grantees include the Mission District’s Carnaval, the Chinatown Festival of Lights, and small businesses in Chinatown.
I thought for sure I’d ban the Beijing Olympics from my house given the scandals about to unfurl. But here’s the thing — the magic that makes the Olympics is not about politics or money or medals. It’s about the athletes.
Delano Nursery might be celebrating their 100-year anniversary, but City College graduate Lauren Borden is infusing the business with new life. The nursery’s sales have grown exponentially since Borden joined in 2014, going from 58,000 to 2.85 million products sold in a year.
An unbroken chain connected the original occupiers to this year’s gathering, with Elijah Oakes, Richard Oakes’ grandson, tending the fire in the center of the circle. Desiree Harp sang “Water so deep, water so wide” as seagulls cried overhead, human and avian voices joined together. Round Valley Pomo dancers performed as well as drummers and other musicians, with breaks in between for speakers.
Producer, playwright, and poet Paul Flores’ latest theater piece “History Matters in the Mission” debuted in the namesake neighborhood on Saturday, Oct. 23. The event highlighted five local activists, including City College’s own Juan Gonzales, with a dramatic spectacle of song, dance and word.
Lit Night has returned to Ocean Ale House, where one a month writers from across San Francisco gather to read their latest works.
Students in City College’s journalism department won 18 awards in the 44th Annual San Francisco Press Club’s Greater Bay Area Awards. The prizes include eight first place awards.
A surge of suspicious applications has flooded the California Community College system, with up to 65,000 fraudulent applications statewide from 77 countries, according to a Board of Trustees presentation at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton.
With operations that draw together large and mostly indoor crowds, theaters and music venues have suffered enormously since the pandemic’s onset. And now entertainment establishments struggling to get back into business face fresh uncertainties with the Delta variant surging in San Francisco.