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California suffering from teacher shortage

California suffering from teacher shortage

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

California has experienced a teacher shortage for the better part of a decade, as schools struggle to lure new talent into a profession that isn’t viewed as lucrative, and as cost of living continues to rise statewide. Since 2013, California has the highest student-teacher ratio in the nation at 24:1...

As 49ers, Colin Kaepernick head to San Diego, safety becomes an issue

As 49ers, Colin Kaepernick head to San Diego, safety becomes an issue

Cam Inman,
East Bay Times

August 31, 2016


Filed under Metro, Sports

Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest has made him a lightning rod for criticism, but that doesn’t have him fearing his safety when the 49ers visit the San Diego Chargers for Thursday’s exhibition-season finale. “No, because if something happened, you’d be proving my point,” Kaepernick sa...

Black female divinity transcends art

Black female divinity transcends art

Wendy Medina,
Copy Editor

August 10, 2016


Filed under Arts & Life, Features, Showcase

Throughout history, Black women’s contributions to society have essentially been disregarded. The artists of “The Black Woman is God: Reprogramming that God Code” felt the importance of extreme self-love was a matter significant enough to explore through artistic medium and show the world how much...

Chip Kelly consigue otra oportunidad con NFL

Chip Kelly consigue otra oportunidad con NFL

Brenda Brown,
Contribuyente

August 10, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Si usted es un fan de los 49ers de San Francisco empedernido como yo, entonces ya has oído la predicción sombría de los expertos: Los 49ers finalizar la temporada 0-16. Nadie está seguro de lo qué esperar del nuevo entrenador en jefe, Chip Kelly. Muchos lo caracterizan como un "dictador" en la...

Even year equals championship for San Francisco

Even year equals championship for San Francisco

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

June 29, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s no secret that the San Francisco Giants perform better in even calendar years. The last three even years have each yielded a World Series championship to the team that plays in the Bay. This year is no different: The Giants are currently leading the MLB with 49 wins and hold an eight game div...

Años pares significan campeonato

Años pares significan campeonato

Erik Khan,
Escritor de Personal

June 29, 2016


Filed under Spanish

No es ningún secreto que los Giants de San Francisco muestran un mejor desempeño en los calendarios de los años pares. En los últimos tres años pares cada uno produjo un campeonato de la Serie Mundial en el equipo que juega en la Bahía. Este año no es diferente: Los Giants están actualmente l...

Orlando at forefront of SF Pride

Orlando at forefront of SF Pride

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

June 29, 2016


Filed under Metro

Metal detectors marked every entrance and bag sizes were scrutinized down to the inch at San Francisco’s annual Gay Pride Celebration last weekend, according to a celebration security report. The statement also disclosed a list of prohibited items, including weapons, portable speakers and e-cigaret...

Vigil in SF’s Castro mourns Orlando massacre victims

Vigil in SF’s Castro mourns Orlando massacre victims

Evan Sernoffsky, Lizzie Johnson and Nanette Asimov,
San Francisco Chronicle

June 22, 2016


Filed under Metro

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando comes as the Bay Area prepares for huge Pride celebrations, including this month’s San Francisco event that is expected to draw about a million people into the city. The LGBT community’s pride has grown alongside rising acceptance of same-sex marriage...

Who was little girl buried under San Francisco home?

Who was little girl buried under San Francisco home?

Matthias Gafni,
East Bay Times

June 2, 2016


Filed under Metro

Ever since construction crews dug up the ornate, 19th century casket of a blond-haired toddler holding a single red rose from beneath a San Francisco home the question remained: Just who was this little girl? In the weeks since workers unearthed the small, airtight coffin adorned with two glass windows ...

SF Maternity Law: A baby step to progress

SF Maternity Law: A baby step to progress

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

May 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If you’re a parent-to-be living in San Francisco, congratulations! Come January 1, 2017, you’ll no longer have to choose between your baby and a paycheck; at least for six weeks. On April 21, San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee signed a law that will grant new parents six weeks of fully paid family l...

49ers draft class full of potential: Chip Kelly era begins

49ers draft class full of potential: Chip Kelly era begins

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

With all that they have endured as of late, the San Francisco 49ers needed this year’s draft to go as smoothly as possible. Hiring a new head coach and having a quarterback demand a trade has turned a respectable franchise into the laughingstock of the league. It’s safe to say that the 49ers made ou...

Oakland drawing more tech startup companies

Oakland drawing more tech startup companies

Marisa Kendall,
The Mercury News

April 21, 2016


Filed under Metro

When Uber opens its massive new headquarters near downtown Oakland next year, flooding the area with as many as 3,000 workers, it will become part of an already thriving tech scene. As the city makes an effort to become more tech friendly, dozens of other startups have joined longtime anchors Pandora and Ask.com in Oakland over the pas...

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