Tag Archives: Mayor Ed Lee

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SF to Rehab Unused Public Housing for Homeless Families

District 5 Supervisor London Breed and Mayor Ed Lee this week announced a plan to provide $2.5 million to renovate more than 160 currently unused public housing units, and prioritize homeless families for those units.Supervisor [...]
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San Francisco Initiative to Create 7,000 Summer Jobs for Youth

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and the United Way of the Bay Area, along with city departments and private sector employers, this week announced the launch of Summer Jobs+ 2014, challenging employers to create 7,000 jobs, [...]
Leroy King pictured with Nancy Pelosi. 
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Labor Leader Leroy King Turns 90

Bay Area labor statesman Leroy King attended this year’s Labor Day festivities at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10 San Francisco union hall. King has a history in the Bay Area labor [...]
Pictured above are Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-13), Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Councilmember Lynette McElhaney, Former Speaker, former Mayor, Honorable Willie Brown, Rev. J. Alfred Smith, Jr., Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-18), Senator Loni Hancock (D-9), Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner (D-15), Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-16), Senator Ellen Corbett (D-10)  former Alameda County Supervisor Mary King and ACTransit Board member Elsa Ortiz were among the crowd gathered to celebrate the Labor Day opening of the new Bay Bridge. The California Highway Patrol led a procession down the new bridge and antique cars followed behind; the Pacific Boys Choir sang the national anthem at the opening ceremony. Photos and graphic Design by Adam Turner.

Bridged: From Oakland to San Francisco "We Built That!"

Twenty Four years after the Loma Prieta earthquake devastated the Oakland Bay Bridge, the Cypress Freeway and the cities of Oakland and San Francisco, the Bay Area, appropriately celebrated Labor Day by proclaiming “We did [...]
(L to R) Back row – Mark Perra (Faith Network), Omar Masood, McKinley Williams, Austin Holliday, Joe Nuni (Faith Network), Marnell Richardson (CalTrans mentor); middle row – Joanne Perra, Kearney Smith, Jr., Elden Suratos, Courtney Riley (OUSD Career Coordinator); front row – Randy Roth (Faith Network), Reba Maestas (CalTrans mentor), Tydesha Morris, Shelley Suratos, Elaine Suratos (CalTrans mentor), Shemeila Watkins, Aronnisha Smith, Cynthia Miniz (CalTrans mentor), Margena Wade-Green (CalTrans mentor and organizer), and Kenyon Johnson (CalTrans mentor). Photo courtesy of Faith Network of the East Bay.

West Oakland Youth Help Bay Bridge Reopening

As the old Bay Bridge closed and construction teams worked over Labor Day weekend to prepare for the opening of the new span, a number of teenagers were among those who worked tirelessly to help [...]
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Students Call on Mayor Lee Join Efforts to Save City College

Students rallied and 26 were arrested at City Hall this week, led by the Save City College Coalition, demanding that Mayor Ed Lee join with civic leaders and community organizations that are calling on the [...]

OP-ED: Community College Accrediting Commission Has Reputation for Aggressive Behavior

The Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), under the leadership Dr. Barbara Beno, has draw national attention for its extremely aggressive behavior in its evaluation of community colleges.In July, the commission decided to [...]