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  1. Students safe after reports of shots fired at Balboa High School  Hoodline
  2. Lockdown At San Francisco’s Balboa High Lifted, 4 Suspects Detained  CBS San Francisco
  3. Balboa High Student Was Playing With Handgun Before It Went Off: Police Sources  NBC Bay Area
  4. 3 students in custody, 1 hurt after police find gun on SF campus  KGO-TV
  5. SF high school locks down after student allegedly fires gun in classroom  San Francisco Examiner
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After school gun incident, SF supervisor questions treatment of student  San Francisco Chronicle

Weeks after a gun was fired inside San Francisco's Balboa High School, Supervisor Hillary Ronen wants to know why a student was detained and questioned by ...



Classes Resume At Balboa High School Day After Gunfire Incident  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Classes resumed Friday morning at Balboa High School in San Francisco a day after a gun went off inside a classroom Thursday ...



Father says school district failed to follow procedures, protect son in Balboa HS incident  San Francisco Examiner

The father of a Balboa High School student arrested but not charged after a gun fired inside of a classroom last Thursday is blasting school officials for failing to ...



Balboa High School lockdown  San Francisco Examiner

Mirtha Angeldones hugs her daughter, Barbara, 14, tight after a report of a shooting at Balboa High School on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. ...



Gunfire at Balboa High School in SF Prompts Lockdown  NBC Bay Area

A student who had been playing with a handgun on the campus of Balboa High School in San Francisco when the gun fired, prompting a heavy police response ...



Police Respond To Gun Incident At Balboa High School  San Francisco News

SAN FRANCISCO—Officers from the San Francisco Police Department responded to a possible firearm incident in a classroom at Balboa High School on ...



RAW: Police Escort Out Suspect After Gun Went Off at Balboa High School  NBC Bay Area

Students were playing with a handgun in the back of a classroom before the firearm went off, forcing a San Francisco high school and nearby schools to go on ...



S.F. Could Expand Rights of Minors Questioned by Police  SF Weekly

Parents wait for their children to be released after a report of a shooting at Balboa High School on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner).



Prep Roundup: Balboa RB AJ Velasquez gets a D1 coaching visit, Galileo wins flag football title  San Francisco Examiner

San Jose State running backs coach Alonzo Carter visited Balboa and a handful of other City schools on Monday as part of the program's focus on recruiting the ...



San Francisco Bay Area schools sending the most kids to Harvard, Princeton and MIT  SFGate

Image 1 of 53. San Francisco Bay Area schools sending the most kids to Harvard and MIT in the state, according to PolarisList. 15) Balboa High School, San ...



Proposed SF ordinance would require juveniles to have lawyers when interrogated  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Supervisor Hillary Ronen is introducing legislation Tuesday that would require all juveniles to have legal representation when they are ...



A student started a new job on his 19th birthday. Then his coworker allegedly killed him  San Francisco Examiner

March 25 should have been a special day for Taie Gutu. Early that morning, his grandfather dropped him off at his first day of work at a job training program for ...



Oakland teachers, students and advocates meet to address guns in schools  KGO-TV

As Education Secretary Betsy DeVos again suggested arming teachers in schools using federal funds, local gun safety experts and educators in Oakland, Calif., ...



Legislation requiring right to counsel for older youth moves forward  San Francisco Examiner

Legislation that would ensure all youth in San Francisco have access to legal counsel and a parent or responsible adult prior to a police interrogation cle.



Explore San Francisco's Filipino food scene during Kulinary Confidential  San Francisco Chronicle

SOMA Pilipinas, San Francisco's Filipino cultural district, will host Kulinary Confidential starting April 1. The two-week event spans a self-guided food crawl and ...



Alums, discipline have Balboa High in S.F. football title game  SFGate

The scoreboard last week should have been evidence enough for Poutoa Fuega, a longtime Balboa ROTC instructor turned first-year varsity football coach.



Secret Menus and Pop-Ups to Honor San Francisco's Filipino Food Scene  KQED

Celebrate the past, present and future of Filipino cuisine with Kulinary Confidential: a delicious two-week exploration of the SoMa Pilipinas Filipino Cult.



Chalos SF Opens for Churros and Empanadas in the Avenues  Eater SF

Plus: A Filipino food crawl gets crawling and a Spanish-style wine bar opens for real.



What Are They Teaching Kids These Days?  Sierra Magazine

Increasingly, comprehensive environmental education is starting in high school.



Parents of man killed in SF barbershop shootout sue police  San Francisco Chronicle

The parents of a 21-year-old man killed earlier this year in a chaotic exchange of gunfire with San Francisco police inside an Excelsior neighborhood ...



San Francisco’s Teacher of the Year honorees  San Francisco Examiner

When I think about May, I think Giant's games, mothers, graduations, sunshine and, of course, teachers. Specifically, I think about appreciating teachers. Earlier ...



Pelosi, Speier greet hundreds at Balboa High town hall meeting  SFGate

Pink Pussyhats and poster board protest signs dotted the auditorium at Balboa High School on Saturday as hundreds of San Franciscans turned out to hear ...



Arabic community group rallies for access to serve SFUSD students  San Francisco Examiner

Dozens of students and their supporters urged the San Francisco school board on Tuesday to renew a contract with a community group that they said provides.



Volunteers plant hundreds of trees in SF’s southern neighborhoods  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco's southern neighborhoods got a little greener Saturday as hundreds of volunteers and city officials gathered at Balboa High School for the city's ...



School Shootings List in Twenty Years Since Columbine: 240 and Counting  Westword

Twenty years ago tomorrow, on April 20, 1999, two seniors at Columbine High School killed twelve students and a teacher before taking their own lives in an ...



$185 million windfall wasn’t enough — so SF Supes increase pot by $52 million  San Francisco Chronicle

Apparently, a $185 million windfall wasn't enough to address San Francisco's problems. So on Wednesday, the Board of Supervisors' Budget and Finance ...



Anti-violence worker’s slaying stuns Bayview, sparks fears of payback  San Francisco Chronicle

Joseph Taeotui had planned to stop by his home in San Francisco's Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood for only a few minutes before doing outreach work ...



Effort seeks to help black youths stay, work in S.F.  San Francisco Chronicle

like thousands of African Americans before them, Jamel's relatives left the city for financial reasons, moving to Vallejo and Rodeo, where life is less expensive.



Balboa High School Teacher Receives Award for Impact on Students  The San Francisco Appeal

A teacher at San Francisco's Balboa High School is one of five recipients of a student-nominated award that recognizes educators at state public high schools.



5 Ways an Underperforming School Created a Model Arts and Tech Program  EdSurge

Back in 1997 when I started working at Balboa High School in San Francisco, I had a total annual budget of $150 to design and teach my first art class. ...



SF Balboa High's coach uses 'sport to teach life'  San Francisco Chronicle

Balboa High's athletic director uses sport 'to teach life' and develop character in players considered at-risk The only sound louder than the squeak of 10 pairs of ...



DJ QBert brings turntable skills to second season of Undiscovered SF  San Francisco Chronicle

QBert has lost track of the number of awards he has won for his technical mastery of the turntables. But as a founding member of the pioneering Bay Area DJ ...



SFPD town hall following Excelsior barbershop shootout features frayed nerves, graphic footage  Mission Local

Emotions ran high Thursday evening at Balboa High School as the San Francisco Police Department held a town hall to release details of the March 21 shootout ...



Temple Charles Davies | Obituaries | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

Temple Charles Davies. January 22, 1921-April 16, 2019. Temple Charles Davies Modesto, CA— A 52-year resident of Stanislaus County, Temple Charles ...



Citizen, the real-time crime alerting app, is growing in big cities  WTVR CBS 6 News

"What we have done, in essence, is open up the emergency response system from an information perspective," Citizen co-founder and CEO Andrew Frame told ...



SF teachers struggle amid costly housing  San Francisco Chronicle

Priced out: With stagnant salaries, growing ranks of teachers have decided that working in San Francisco's public schools isn't worth the sacrifices.



Struggling new teachers pose dilemma for schools  San Francisco Chronicle

Principal Susan Ritter agonized over the decision she had to make: Should she keep four struggling new teachers on staff at San Francisco's Balboa High ...



Computer science not just a game for S.F. schools  SFGate

The second-period students in Room 124 at Balboa High School are playing Pong as their teacher, wearing a homemade Pac-Man fabric skirt and red-glitter ...



Go Deep into Filipino Cuisine, at Kulinary Confidential  SF Weekly

Since San Francisco is such a food town, it's only logical that its new crop of cultural districts would promote themselves in a culinary manner. Next month, in ...



9 Stories You Should Know About Today: Friday, Jan. 9  KQED

SF's Olympic dreams dashed. No charges for SJPD officer's tweets. Richmond BART Station will get upgrade.



JROTC programs soldier on in San Francisco  San Francisco Examiner

In 2008, the fight over whether to allow students in San Francisco public schools to have the option of joining the Junior Reserve Officers' Training...



California Today: Why One Billionaire Insists on Closing Off the Beach  The New York Times

Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here's the sign-up.) This week, I profiled Vinod Khosla, whose nearly decade-long quest to close the ...



Boys soccer defeats Williams in playoffs  Winters Express

The Winters High School boys soccer team played the NSCIF Division III championship game on Tuesday, Feb. 19. The Warriors kept their home field ...



Obituary of Frederick L. Schorcht, Jr.  The Union of Grass Valley

Frederick L. Schorcht, Jr. passed away peacefully on October 1, 2018 at The Cascades of Grass Valley. He was 79.Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, ...



San Francisco youth demand resources in low-income communities of color  KALW

On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with local youth about the changes they want to see. At Saturday's March for Our Lives rally in Washington DC, youth ...



SF supervisors get to spread some money around their districts  San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco supervisors' Budget and Finance Committee signed off on the city's $11 billion budget in the small hours of Thursday morning, clearing the ...



Top 15 Bay Area High Schools For Students From Low-Income Families  CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An Oakland-based non-profit has compiled a list of the top 15 Bay Area high schools for students from low-income families.



The Artist’s Life: Actress Radhika Rao teaches theater and more  San Francisco Chronicle

The Artist's Life is a recurring feature that will shine a spotlight on the talent who help make up the rich tapestry of the Bay Area's cultural life. Actor and director ...



Amid housing shortage, SF speeds review of in-law units  SFBay

San Francisco Mayor London Breed issued an executive order on Thursday to speed up the process of approving Accessory Dwelling Units, also known as ...



As Parents Get More Choice, SF Schools Resegregate  San Francisco Public Press

San Francisco faces a challenge: promoting educational options without undermining classroom diversity. Each January, parents across San Francisco rank ...



Dad’s Facebook Post on How to Properly Drop Off Children at School Goes Viral  The Epoch Times

A North Carolina father's etiquette guide for parents, detailing how to properly drop off and pick up their children at school, has gone viral. David Danielewicz ...



Is 'ski week' elitist or a bad name for a valuable break from school?  SF Gate

School districts in Mill Valley, San Rafael, Albany, West Contra Costa and Los Gatos all have one. San Francisco and Oakland don't. Many independent schools ...



17th SFUSD varsity baseball championship  San Francisco Examiner

The Lowell High School Cardinals won the 117th CIF San Francisco Section championship on Wednesday by beating Balboa High School 6-4. Lowell ...



Property owners pressed as new SF water efficiency standards loom  San Francisco Chronicle

At least a third of San Francisco's commercial properties risk running afoul of city law requiring water-efficient toilets and faucets by the end of the year.



$10M Bail Set For Woman Suspected Of Killing High School Student In San Francisco  CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 42-year-old San Francisco woman suspected of killing an 18-year-old Balboa High School student at San Francisco's McLaren ...



7 On Your Side: How beneficial are SAT prep classes?  KGO-TV

For the very first time, the new SAT will be taken Saturday by high school students nationwide. It's part of a major overhaul of the college admission test.



18-year-old man shot dead in SF’s Ocean View IDd  SFGate

A young man who was shot and killed Friday in San Francisco's Ocean View neighborhood was identified Monday as an 18-year-old city resident, officials said.



Three Arrested In Death Of Employee  San Francisco News

SAN FRANCISCO—On Wednesday, August 29, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón revealed that Ramiro Pena, 48, of Dublin; Michael Sommer, 41, ...



Fatal Shooting In Oceanview Leaves Teen Dead  San Francisco News

An 18-year-old man identified as Josiah Lightfoot, was shot and killed in San Francisco's Oceanview neighborhood on the night of Friday, January 20.



SF State recognizes 12 outstanding graduates during 2018 Commencement ceremony  SF State News

Twelve outstanding graduates will be onstage to represent the Class of 2018 at AT&T Park on Thursday, May 24 during San Francisco State University's 117th ...



Ray Andersen, longtime owner of SF’s Grooves record store, dies  SFGate

Ray Andersen sold thousands of long-playing phonograph records in a long-playing career that delighted audiophiles and collectors of old vinyl recordings, old ...



McLeod Bethel-Thompson, 49ers reunited  SFGate

Balboa High School offensive coordinator McLeod Bethel-Thompson was putting a game plan together Sunday when his cell phone rang. And, suddenly, he ...



Coyote snatches dog off SF doorstep as horrified owners watch  San Francisco Chronicle

Animal control officers are patrolling a San Francisco neighborhood this week after a coyote sprang out of the dark and snatched a small dog off the porch of a ...



Rotary Club selects Janina Ma for special recognition  Lompoc Record

The Rotary Club of Santa Barbara recognized San Marcos High School guidance counselor Janina Ma for her outstanding job performance and contributions to ...



Arrests Made In Internet Crimes Against Children  San Francisco News

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Police Department indicated in a press release on Tuesday, September 4 that several arrests were made in several ...



Program helps students chart their future  EdSource Today

Cold hard cash might have been the incentive that originally enticed hundreds of San Francisco high school students to give up part of their summer vacation for ...



1 in 3 falling short on new SFUSD grad standards  San Francisco Chronicle

While more than 900 of those off track are missing only a couple of classes and should be able to make them up in time, district officials are considering what ...



Roxie Food Center serves sandwiches, community near Balboa Park  SFGate

They line up all day long. Concrete contractors and nurses, mail carriers and police officers, students and new moms, a whole Richard Scarry book's worth of ...



Treasure Island charter school giving students new hope  KTVU San Francisco

Life Learning Academy on Treasure Island is giving a new start to its students, many of whom are trying to overcome steep hurdles in order to succeed.



SF Teachers Union Elects New Leadership  Beyond Chron

The SF Teachers Union elected new leadership pledging to reinvigorate the union.



Drag Queen Carnie Asada Didn't Know She Was Promoting Condos Made Available By Ellis Act Evictions  SFist

A San Francisco real estate agent hired drag queen Carnie Asada to star in a video advertising Casa de Dolores, a set of fully renovated condominiums whose ...



In Moraga, state teachers summit fires up educators for new year  East Bay Times

Several hundred people gathered at St. Mary's College in Moraga during the recent "Better Together: California Teachers Summit" event. St. Mary's joined ...



SF schools continue to rethink the cafeteria, connect students with local food  San Francisco Examiner

Seventh-grade student Alex Luu, 12, surveyed the hot-lunch options before him in the Roosevelt Middle School cafeteria on a recent Wednesday: a hamburger ...



Cool by Ron Jones  The Good Men Project

Witness a boy's clumsy encounter and recognize our young selves in his cluelessness.



Disabled students required to pass exit exam  San Francisco Chronicle

High school seniors in special-education classes will be required for the first time this year to pass California's exit exam to qualify for a diploma after lawyers for ...



S.F. woman, 43, accused of killing teenager she dated  SFGate

A 43-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Friday to shooting and killing an 18-year-old man in San Francisco's McLaren Park, as authorities revealed that the two ...



Dana Woldow, SF crusader for healthy school lunches, dies at 65  San Francisco Chronicle

Dana Woldow never met a can of soda pop she didn't loathe. Ms. Woldow, a nationally known public school watchdog, spent decades trying to rid California ...



Sandra Day O'Connor courts S.F. audience  San Francisco Chronicle

Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, smiled as she told the story of her first job as an attorney to a San Francisco ...



Woman Arrested In Connection To Teen Shooting  San Francisco News

Silvia Lorena Montoya, 43, has been charged for allegedly shooting and killing Jonathan Caballero, 18. Caballero was found dead on a trail at 6:45 a.m..



Prosecutor: SF construction worker killed in dispute over toilet  SFGate

Two weeks before a Los Angeles woman was charged with fatally stabbing a construction worker in San Francisco over the use of a portable toilet, she stabbed ...



The San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival Turns 20  Hoodline

The festival started as a small fundraiser for a Chinatown nonprofit, but next weekend's event will be the largest of its kind in the US.



Ressa to Fil-Ams: Hold the line in defense of press freedom, democracy  INQUIRER.net

A standing-room-only Bayanihan Resource Center was the venue for the talk of embattled Rappler co-founder and CEO Maria Ressa. INQUIRER/Jun Nucum.



March 1: On This Day In San Francisco History  Hoodline

One hundred years ago, traffic along the city's busiest thoroughfare was brought to a standstill by "a rickety bunch of equine bones," reported the San Francisco ...



Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...



US history comes alive for SF students attending ‘Hamilton’  San Francisco Chronicle

When 17-year-old Nathan Lam started listening to the cast recording of “Hamilton” at the beginning of his junior year at San Francisco's Galileo Academy of ...



Continuous update of mass, school shootings in US  Kentwired

Each dot on this map represents either a mass shooting or school shooting that has occurred since Jan. 1, 2018. All information is compiled from the Mass ...



Kid Serve Youth Murals: the big picture in S.F.  San Francisco Chronicle

The artist and founder of Kid Serve Youth Murals, a nonprofit that teams with Bay Area teachers to turn classroom work into artwork, answered an ad to do a ...



SF Bayview church packed for Mario Woods' funeral  KTVU San Francisco

Dozens of people gathered in San Francisco's Bayview District Thursday at a memorial *service* for 26-year-old Mario Woods, whose shooting death by San ...



S.F. history lesson runs through Islais Creek  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco's Islais Creek is mostly out of sight - running through an underground culvert except for a stretch in Glen Park and its bay outfall at Third Street.



Norris goes back to where it began, gives back  San Francisco Chronicle

Mike Norris has his baseball cards ready, tucked into his wallet, ready to cut through the doubts. He won 22 games in 1980, but now he is dealing with kids born ...



Fighting at Oracle Arena 'very special' for NBA fan Jerwin Ancajas  ESPN

Jerwin Ancajas named his children after NBA players, so to be able to perform at the home court of the defending NBA champions is beyond his wildest dreams.



So what if Tagalog is 3rd most spoken language in 3 US states?  Inquirer.net

SAN FRANCISCO – An American Consumer Survey shows that Tagalog is the most spoken language after English and Spanish in the states of California, ...



Public Works To Plant 500 Trees In District 11 Tomorrow  Hoodline

With the largest tree planting in city history, some southern neighborhoods are about to get a lot greener. San Francisco Public Works announced plans to plant ...



Real-Life High School Musical  San Francisco Classical Voice

The high school selection process has begun for next fall with a flurry of open houses, fairs, school visits, and application forms. When the dust settles, some ...



Eddie Bell, S.F. drag performer known as Cookie Dough, dies  SFGate

Eddie Bell, a leading San Francisco drag performer known as Cookie Dough, died in San Francisco on Thursday. He was 51. Mr. Bell became ill Jan. 20 with ...



Rudy Corpuz Jr. Of United Playaz Talks 21 Years Of Community Building  Hoodline

The founder of SoMa's youth violence prevention program has managed to stay put in a gentrifying neighborhood.



No weight issues for Jerwin Ancajas before Barrios fight  Rappler

OAKLAND, California – The lights were off, with only the open TV illuminating the room. Jerwin Ancajas, his legs under a thick white blanket and his back ...



A Summer School Math Problem: How To Fit A Full Year In 5 Weeks?  NPR

It's a nightmare borne by many kids: summer school. Within five weeks, students are expected to complete a course that would otherwise be conducted over a ...



School clinics serve many needs  San Francisco Chronicle

School clinics serve many needs Since the Balboa Teen Health Center, a school-based medical and mental health clinic, was established nearly 20 years ago, ...



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