The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) this week was awarded an $8.2 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to hire 36 additional firefighters.
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced this week that the minimum wage for its workers – both direct and service contract employees – will be raised to $15 an hour over the next [...]
Courtesy of SF State Media Throughout her career, Tendai Chitewere has, as an African-American woman, felt unfairly judged and unwelcome in certain situations. “I’m often, even today, in places where people assume [...]
By Katherine Tam, UC Office of the President Beginning this fall, the University of California will provide students with the option to voluntarily self-identify their sexual orientation and gender identity on the undergraduate admission [...]
Courtesy of USF News USF computer science students and alumni are helping disabled patients stand and walk again with therapeutic video games that build patients’ strength and agility.
Tre Landry, a sophomore from Georgia State University and KeChaunte Johnson, a graduate student at SF State, are preparing a plankton tow sample for microscopic examination at the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental [...]
San Francisco’s Community Music Center (CMC), a non-profit community arts organization, announced an award of $50,000 in merit scholarships to 31 students, covering their private lesson tuition during the 2015-2016 school year. <
The San Francisco Black Film Festival, completing its 17th year, featured nearly 100 films throughout the city last week. The festival showcased the work of dozens of emerging and established filmmakers, including “Beyond the [...]
San Francisco, CA — Mayor Edwin M. Lee has announced that over the next two years the city will contribute and invest $7 million in programs supporting the arts. &
The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury released a report this concluding that the city’s whistleblower protection ordinance fails to protect whistleblowers from retaliation. The Grand Jury found that the ordinance only covers those [...]