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Angie Balfour, wife of Oakland A's pitcher Grant Balfour, is raising money for the nonprofit Smile Train. (www.smiletrain.org)

Community Corner: Oakland A’s Team Up With National Charity

The wives of the Oakland A’s players will be participating in a unique fundraiser during the game for the nonprofit charity, Smile Train.

07/24/2013

Radha Stern's story of forgiveness is featured in the documentary, 'Unlikely Friends.' (Radha Stern)

Community Corner: Bay Area Mom Forgives Son’s Murderer

One Bay Area mother was able to do something pretty remarkable: forgive the man who murdered her son…

07/07/2013

Supporters are hoping a pink California license plate will increase breast cancer awareness. (PinkPlate.com)

Community Corner: Cancer Survivors Want Pink California License Plates

A campaign to create a pink breast cancer awareness California license plate is underway and seeking more supporters.

06/30/2013

Community Boards assists San Francisco residents conflict resolution everyday. (Community Boards)

Community Corner: San Francisco Peacemakers Honored

Community Boards has been providing conflict resolution and mediation to San Francisco residents, nonprofits, and businesses for the past 37 years. It’s the first and longest-running public mediation program in the United States.
Every year this nonprofit organization identifies local peacemakers who have made a significant difference in their community.

05/26/2013

A student at Camp Edmo enjoys a science activity outdoors. (Edventure More)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Encourages A Smart Summer

As Bay Area families gear up for summer activities, one local organization says it’s important to avoid summer learning loss, or “brain drain.”

05/19/2013

Madeline Trumble as Mary and Con O'Shea as Bert in the Broadway tour of Mary Poppins. (JEREMY DANIEL)

Community Corner: Berkeley Native Stars As Broadway’s Mary Poppins

Everyone’s favorite nanny is flying into the Bay Area this week. The national tour of the Broadway musical Mary Poppins opens for a short run in San Francisco May 8th at the Orpheum Theatre.

05/05/2013

Freedom House reaches out to survivors of human trafficking. (FreedomHouseSF.org)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Celebrates Trafficking Survivors

Freedom House, a locally based nonprofit, has been invested in rebuilding the lives of trafficking victims one by one for the past three years.

04/28/2013

The Film Society Awards Night gala at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in Union Square on May 3, 2007 during the 50th San Francisco International Film Festival. (Tommy Lau, courtesy of San Francisco Film Society)

Community Corner: Films From San Francisco To Senegal At Annual Festival

San Francisco film buffs should clear their schedule for the next two weeks. It’s time for the 56th annual San Francisco International Film Festival coming up April 25th through May 9th.

04/21/2013

Cupcakes (Schoola)

Community Corner: New Coupon Site Helps Bay Area Schools

A new fundraising program has just launched in San Francisco with the hopes of helping local schools suffering from budget cuts.

04/14/2013

"Walk Like a Man" with Nick Cosgrove, Miles Jacoby, John Gardiner and Michael Lomenda (JEREMY DANIEL)

Theater Review: ‘Jersey Boys’ Struts Into San Francisco

Theatregoers in San Francisco were transported to the ’60s with the familiar head-bopping tunes of the Four Seasons as the Broadway hit musical “Jersey Boys” opened on March 12th for its third engagement in the Bay Area.

03/18/2013

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