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Bay To Breakers (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

6 Bay To Breakers Do’s & Don’ts

Let’s clear up some issues many people have on what we can and can’t do at Bay To Breakers…

05/12/2014

Traveler (credit: Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

One child is happy with her new school supplies. (Family Giving Tree)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Collects Backpacks For Kids

Headquartered in Milpitas, Family Giving Tree is committed to providing backpacks filled with school supplies to those children in our communities who are most in need.

08/04/2013

Runners wearing costumes take part in the ING Bay to Breakers race May 17, 2009 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Backpacks, Large Containers Banned At SF Bay To Breakers Race

No backpacks, large bags or containers will be allowed at this year’s Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco as officials heighten security in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings.

04/30/2013

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Milpitas ‘Family Giving Tree’ Equips Students With Necessary Tools

A Milpitas non-profit organization is helping low-income children start the school year with the necessary tools they need to succeed.

07/13/2012

Parents wait outside the Sacred Heart Commuity Center to sign up for free backpacks and school supplies. (CBS)

San Jose Parents Camp Out For Free School Backpacks, Supplies

With the new school year just around the corner, dozens of San Jose parents camped out overnight outside a community center hoping for free school backpacks for their children.

07/13/2012

Jefferson Award Winner Dee Johnson. (CBS)

Oakland Jefferson Award Winner Supplies Students For A Solid Education

Teachers will tell you, when students arrive with the tools for school, they’re often excited to learn. An Oakland woman has spent the last decade making sure tens of thousands of low income kids are prepared.

07/04/2012

kids with backpacks

San Jose Nonprofit Distributes School Supplies To Low-Income Families

Sacred Heart hopes to give away 2,000 backpacks filled with school supplies on August 12th but to meet that goal they need more help from the community.

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