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Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell  The New York Times

A struggle in California, one of three states creating K-12 ethnic studies materials, highlights some of the fraught questions around the discipline.



Counselors supporting students at San Francisco's Balboa High School after gun fired on campus  KGO-TV

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Teachers at Balboa High School held class discussions Friday about the gun that was fired on campus Thursday and the ...



3 students in custody, 1 hurt after police find gun on SF campus  KGO-TV

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A 14-year-old freshman accused of bringing a gun to Balboa High School ran away after the gun accidentally discharged in a ...



Bullying, Substance Use and Segregation  U.S. News & World Report

An apparent link between risky behavior and bias-related bullying tends to be stronger in California's more segregated counties.



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 ...



Sandra L. Lessard | Courier Press  Courier Press

Sandra L. Lessard, 75, a long time Prairie du Chien resident, passed away peacefully at home Friday, July 26, 2019 with her loved ones by her side. Born on ...



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 ...



Class of 2019 prepared for real-world experiences  San Francisco Examiner

I remember 40 years ago when I was preparing to graduate from McAteer. The internet and smartphones didn't yet exist. Drivers Ed and swimming were still ...



Safe parking site for homeless who live in their vehicles proposed near Balboa Park BART  San Francisco Examiner

Facility would offer social services, security, bathrooms for overnight parkers.



Proposed SF ‘safe’ parking lot upsets some residents, pleases others  San Francisco Chronicle

A proposal to turn a parking lot near the Balboa Park BART Station into a facility for people living out of their cars drew about 200 people to a Saturday afternoon ...



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 ...



Lowell students call for increased bus service to Sunset District high school  San Francisco Examiner

Teens say poor *service* on 29 Sunset makes students late, deters some from enrolling.



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 ...



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

San Francisco Bay Area students from more than three dozen public and private high schools enrolled in the nation's most highly selective universities ...



This Artist Painted the Black Radical Response to the George Washington Slaveholder Murals. Here’s Why He Stands Against Destroying Them  artnet News

Dewey Crumpler explains the history of controversy over Victor Arnautoff's 'Life of George Washington' in San Francisco, which are slated to be destroyed.



SF works to open city's first-ever center for homeless people living in vehicles  Hoodline

If approved, the Vehicle Triage Center would offer a safe, sanitary place to park for 33 vehicles and their residents.



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 ...



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.



San Francisco supervisor unveils plans for triage center for people living in vehicles  KTVU San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) San Francisco Supervisor Ahsha Safai on Monday unveiled plans for a Vehicle Triage Center, offering safe parking and access to ...



Lorenzo Bustillos Obituary - San Leandro, CA | San Francisco Chronicle  Legacy.com

Lorenzo (Larry) Bustillos March 25, 1943 – February 19, 2019 Larry Bustillos passed away peacefully after a long battle with ALS on February 19, 2019 at his ...



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., ...



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 ...



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 ...



It starts with painting over murals and removing mission bells. Where does it end?  San Francisco Chronicle

“My fellow citizens,” Abraham Lincoln said, “We cannot escape history.” Escaping history — painting it out, removing inconvenient reminders of the past, and ...



Joy Luster Obituary - Oakland, CA | San Francisco Chronicle  Legacy.com

Joy Ellen Lucadello Luster March 18, 1922 - February 19, 2019 Joy passed away peacefully at home in Oakland, California on Tuesday, February 19, 2019.



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 ...



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.



Proposal would turn SF parking lot into space for homeless living in cars  KRON4

There's a proposal to temporarily turn a city owned parking lot into a safe place for homeless people living in vehicles.



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 ...



What Are They Teaching Kids These Days?  Sierra Magazine

Increasingly, comprehensive environmental education is starting in high school.



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

When Jamel Williams was a kid, he used to hang out with all the family members who lived near him in San Francisco. But then, like thousands of African ...



SF’s $185 million windfall inches ever closer to being divvied up and spent  San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco is one step closer to spending its $185 million windfall. In a special meeting Monday, the Budget and Finance Committee unanimously passed a ...



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 ...



Coach saves woman from burning building in San Francisco  abc7news.com

A high school football coach is being called a hero for rescuing a woman from a burning apartment building in San Francisco.



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.



Jane Catania | Obituaries | smdailyjournal.com  San Mateo Daily Journal

Jane was born in 1937 in Qormi, Malta, she was the oldest of 5 children to Joe and Rita Borg. In 1950, she immigrated with her family to the U.S.,



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 ...



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 ...



Young Community Developers Ramp Up Workforce Training  SF Weekly

When Shamann Walton was sworn in as the Supervisor for District 10 in January, he left his executive director post at Bayview nonprofit Young Community ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Preston (P.T.) Thorne Brown  Union Democrat

Preston (P.T.) Thorne Brown, 83, of Copperopolis, passed away on May 5, 2019, in San Jose. P.T. was born in Fort Worth to Virginia and Preston T. Brown Sr. on ...



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.



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 ...



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.



San Francisco Fatal Officer Involved Shooting Bodycam Footage  Action News Now

San Francisco Calif.-- San Francisco police screened body camera footage Thursday evening of a shootout that killed a suspect and injured five other people, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



$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 ...



Paula E. Gunther  Davis Enterprise

Dec. 1, 1944 — July 15, 2018. Paula (Penny) E. Gunther passed away at home, surrounded by her family, on July 15, following a short, intense struggle with ...



S.F. school board to vote on JROTC  San Francisco Chronicle

A three-year battle over whether Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps belongs in San Francisco schools ended Tuesday night with a 4-3 vote by the school ...



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 ...



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 ...



Free Lunch Isn't Cool, So Some Students Go Hungry  New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Although Francisco Velazquez, a 14-year-old freshman with spiky hair and sunglasses, qualifies for a free lunch at Balboa High School ...



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 Corps was in ...



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 ...



Pelosi Offers to Help Trump on Health Care; Speier Says He Is on 'Thin Ice'  KQED

*Fresh* from seeing President Donald Trump's health care bill crash and burn in the House of Representatives on Friday, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said ...



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 ...



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 ...



KGO-TV/ABC7 News Equal Employment Opportunity Report  KGO-TV

This report covers the period from August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019. KGO-TV ("the Station) has a longstanding commitment to a policy of equal employment ...



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.



Balboa optimistic entering 2013 after missing playoffs last year  San Francisco Examiner

Editor's note: This is part of a series of San Francisco prep football previews that will run leading up to the start of the season. The Balboa High School football ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Woman Arrested In Connection To Teen Shooting - San Francisco News  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..



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 ...



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 ...



SF Teachers Union Elects New Leadership  Beyond Chron

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



Key witness in the death investigation of San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi speaks to I-Team  KGO-TV

The ABC7 News I-Team spoke with Susie Kurtz, a San Francisco realtor. She was interviewed by police one week ago, at the building where San Francisco ...



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 ...



Three Arrested In Death Of Employee - San Francisco News  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, ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Wrestlemania rolls out Hall of Fame red carpet  abc7news.com

WrestleMania 31 has taken over the South Bay this week and tonight it is rolling out the red carpet to induct this year's Hall of Fame class.



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 ...



Urban Green says evicted SF tenant can stay, but attorney cries foul  San Francisco Examiner

Urban Green Investments, the landlord that was seeking to evict 98-year-old Mary Phillips from her apartment of 50 years in the Mission Dolores neighborhood, ...



Coyote injures dog that chased it in Stern Grove  SF Gate

A dog was taken to a veterinarian after tangling with a coyote in Stern Grove on Tuesday afternoon, police said. The pit bull was walking with its owner off leash ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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