Tom Hanks, America's Movie-Land AmbassadorTom Hanks, great American, has been to some far-flung places in the service of Hollywood and country. There's no working actor who more embodies America, or at least its most idealized, virtuous image of itself...
The Late Shirley Temple's Diamond Ring Goes Up For AuctionA blue diamond ring that child star-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple wore for decades is going up for auction...
Pink Named UNICEF Ambassador To Fight Child HungerThe trailblazing pop star saw firsthand severely malnourished children during a recent visit to Haiti, Alice@97.3's Katie Mason reports...
Protesters Sleeping On Berkeley Streets To Show Support For Better Treatment Of HomelessProtesters from a number of faith groups pulled out blankets and pillows to spend the night on Berkeley’s streets Thursday night as a way to show support for better treatment of the city’s homeless population.
Berkeley 'Hospitality Ambassador' Caught On Camera Beating Up Homeless Man Who Was Later ArrestedA man employed as a hospitality ambassador by a Berkeley civic group was caught on camera beating a homeless man who was later arrested.
US Ambassador To South Korea Mark Lippert, Stanford Alum, Slashed By Knife-Wielding Man In Violent AttackU.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed by a man in a violent attack during in Downtown Seoul.
Gov. Brown On California Drought: ‘Rains Won’t Be Enough’ Governor Jerry Brown says he's glad to see it's finally raining in the Bay Area, but this series of storms won't do much to ease California’s drought.
Shirley Temple Dies At 85 In Woodside HomeShirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85.
Clinton Reached Out To Libya Embassador's Bay Area Family To Offer CondolencesAmbassador Chris Stevens’ stepfather says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reached out to his family to offer her sympathies about the deadly Sept. 11 raid on the consulate in Libya that killed his stepson.
Obama Honors Bay Area Ambassador, Libya Attack VictimsPresident Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, recalling their lives in deeply personal terms and declaring the United States will never pull back on its principles or "retreat from the world."
2 Former Navy SEALs From California Among Killed In Libya Attacks Two of the four Americans killed this week in the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya were former Navy SEALs from San Diego County.
U.S. Ambassador & Bay Area Native Chris Stevens Killed In Libyan AttackA U.S. ambassador with Bay Area ties, and three of his staff members were killed in attacks on a U.S. consulate in Eastern Libya.