Jason Cortez was a 13-year veteran of the San Francisco Fire Department. His life as a public servant was simply extraordinary, enriched by those who loved him and those he served.
Rita Jones, Neil Laughlin, Dana Galloway, Rosemary Brinson and Linda Squires Grohe were prominent members of the City College Community that passed away recently.
Former City College President Dr. Carlos Brazil Ramirez, passed away earlier this month at the age of 75. This article discusses both his challenges and successes, and former friends and colleagues recall the man himself.
International artist Elender Wall, a former City College student and daughter of faculty members David and Ellen Wall, died in Berlin on Nov. 15 due to complications from thyroid cancer.
Community groups will gather on March 19 at the Phelan Garden on the corner of Ocean and Phelan to plant five trees as a memorial to a family who was murdered on March 23 across from City College.
Samuelu “Kiko” Afoa, 27, a beloved City College student died peacefully in his sleep on March 2, 2012. Afoa was a dedicated student aspiring to earn a degree in criminal justice.
Jesse “Jaundice” Morris, or “Punk Rock Johnny Cash,” 27, was found dead in his home after committing suicide on his birthday, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011. Morris was a talented musician best known for his Johnny Cash style vocals.
The Democratic party’s “liberal lion” Senator Edward M. Kennedy, 77, has died from complications related to a malignant brain tumor. The senator was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2008 and suffered a seizure shortly after the inauguration of President Barrack Obama.