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Businessman Warren Buffett

Auction For Lunch With Billionaire Buffett To Benefit San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church

An auction for a lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett that benefits a San Francisco church kicked off its 15th year Sunday night.

06/01/2014

The St. Anthony Foundation building in San Francisco. (St. Anthony Foundation)

Memorial Day Tops Christmas As St. Anthony’s Busiest Day Of Year In San Francisco’s Tenderloin

You might be surprised, but it’s Memorial Day (not Thanksgiving or Christmas) that’s the busiest day of the year for St. Anthony’s Dining Hall to serve free meals to thousands who wait in line in San Francisco’s Tenderloin.

05/26/2014

Police on the scene of a daytime shooting in East San Jose (CBS)

San Jose Police Raise Funds For Family Of Man Killed In Road Rage Attack

San Jose police have helped to raise more than $11,000 for the family of a 37-year-old man who was fatally shot in a road rage attack last week.

05/11/2014

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Offers Free Pair Of Glass Eyewear To Nonprofits In Charity Challenge

The tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.

04/22/2014

kittens

Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption Advantage

Their movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.

04/10/2014

Joe Pavelski #8, Joe Thornton #19 and Justin Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks celebrate after Pavelski scored a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the second period at SAP Center on March 11, 2014 in San Jose. Thornton had an assist on the goal. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Playoff-Bound Sharks Invite Fans To Grow Beards For Charity

With the San Jose Sharks about to make another playoff run, the team is inviting fans to join them in growing beards for charity, team officials said.

04/09/2014

Arnold Schwarzenegger (credit: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Schwarzenegger Wants You To Crush Everything In His Tank, For Charity

Spend a day with Arnold and his tank, all to benefit Bay Area after school programs…

03/14/2014

(L-R) Pharrell Williams & Daft Punk (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Arby’s Snatches Pharrell’s Hat For $40,100 On eBay

The “Happy” singer’s famous fedora was purchased on eBay by the fast food chain…

03/04/2014

Pharrell Williams  (credit: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Pharrell Williams Auctioning Off His Grammys Hat For Charity

Proceeds from the sale of the much-talked-about Vivienne Westwood hat will benefit…

02/21/2014

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan

Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Most Generous American Philanthropists In 2013

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were the most generous American philanthropists in 2013.

02/10/2014

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