News Pix: Elephants in Gold Country and Pelosi Supports CCSF

pelosi on CCSF Nancy Pelosi and other community leaders spoke out in support of City College of San Francisco at a press conference on Monday, Jan. 6. The event was held at CCSF’s Chinatown-North Beach campus soon after a Superior Court judge ruled that the school’s accreditation cannot be revoked until the case is adjudicated in court. (Monica Lam/KQED)


Wild Card Playoffs - San Francisco 49ers v Green Bay Packers The San Francisco 49ers will play the Carolina Panthers this Sunday in their second playoff game after beating the Green Bay Packers in a wild-card game on Jan. 5. San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick played a huge role in the victory, running for almost 100 yards. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)


PhotoWeek140110owls The burrowing owls that make their home in Cesar Chavez Park at the Berkeley Marina every year are back. The “species of special concern” can often be seen in the predawn hours between October and April. (Alex Madonik/Berkeleyside)


PAWS The little Gold Country town of San Andreas is host to the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), a sanctuary for circus and zoo elephants. The 2,300-acre spread allows rescued elephants to live out their lives in peace. (Copeland McKinley/KQED)


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