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California’s progressive lean

Thomas Chesy

December 10, 2016

The anger Californians feel after President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning victory is understandable; the people of the state have voted Hillary Clinton for president three times now across two primaries and a general election. It’s no wonder they’re protesting. But these protesters, as well as all Californians, should be sure not to forget about the extraordinarily progressive...

Additional funds for colleges approved

Thomas Chesy

November 15, 2016

Voters in California last week approved an extension of a tax on the wealthy to maintain current funding levels for public education in the state, as well as a $9 billion bond sale for school modernization.Proposition 55, officially known as “The California Extension of the Proposition 30 Income Tax Increase Initiative,” will maintain a 1 – 3% tax incre...

ASG endorses Proposition 55

Thomas Chesy

October 24, 2016

City College's Associated Student Government has officially endorsed state Proposition 55, the first and only political endorsement by the body for the 2016 election.Proposition 55, officially known as, "The California Extension of the Proposition 30 Income Tax Increase Initiative," would maintain a 1 - 3% tax increase on wealthy Californians passed by voters in 2012.The endorsement effo...

Makers Quarter project begins next to City College

Thomas Chesy

May 17, 2016

The Goodwill store and donation center, which once stood across the street from City College's V Building on 16th and Broadway, was torn down earlier this semester and is now a busy construction site, the first phase of a Makers Quarter area.Makers Quarter is a planned mixed-use redevelopment of the deteriorating Jerome's Furniture warehouse land and will feature parks, of...

Info-graphic by Thomas Chesy

Police logs reveal theft across campus

May 11, 2016

The information about thefts at City College came from campus police logs compiled by the San Diego Community College District. City Times reviewed al...

Crystal Martinez told the district's trustees that she is concerned the class cuts in the RTVF program will hurt her ability to get a job. She was one of four City students who spoke at the meeting. Courtesy photo from

Students plea for support RTVF classes

April 28, 2016

After a dramatic plea by City College’s students and faculty to district trustees, Chancellor Constance Carroll outlined ways the administration pl...

Photo from SDCCD website

Payroll problems mostly resolved

April 16, 2016

After a troubled launch, faculty payroll discrepancies at the San Diego Community College District have been greatly reduced but not entirely eliminated.What w...

Reg-E replacement planned for 2017

Thomas Chesy

March 11, 2016

This year, more than 45,000 students of the San Diego Community College District started the spring 2016 semester in new, state-of-the-art buildings, but found themselves stuck in 2002 when accessing the district's aging student services website, Reg-E. Reg-E is used to access a variety of records and services. The online system is essential for registering for classes, ch...

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