Mission College

Police on the scene of a lockdown at Mission College in Santa Clara on May 6, 2013. Investigators said the lockdown was prompted after a cardboard cutout of a gun was mistaken for a real one. (CBS)

Mission College Locked Down After Cardboard Cutout Mistaken For Gun

Santa Clara’s Mission College went into lockdown for about 45 minutes this afternoon after a cardboard cutout of a gun was mistaken for the real thing, a school spokesman said.


Gabrielle Ludwig joined the basketball team at Mission College in Santa Clara. Advocates say Ludwig is the first transsexual to play college hoops as a man and a woman. (CBS)

Transgender Mission College Hoops Player Keeps Head High

The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court debut.


San Francisco City College (CBS)

Bay Area Community Colleges Would Benefit From Obama Training Partnership Plan

The president’s $8 billion plan would link community college students with local businesses, a plan that was based in part on research done by a working group that included Foothill College President Judy Miner.


The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Ruling On GPS Tracking To Impact Bay Area Cases

The ruling is expected to influence a South Bay college student’s lawsuit against the FBI and Yusuf Bey IV’s appeal of his conviction in the murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey.


A sign outside De Anza College (CBS)

South Bay Community Colleges Brace For Even Deeper Cuts

It will be a longer wait for classes, higher tuition and fees for students and even the possibility of layoffs and turning some students away for community colleges across the state.