Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Takes Conventional Approach To GivingAfter making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy and "disrupting" old models for funding charity.
Bay Area Food For Families Drive Gets UnderwayEach day, thousands of Bay Area families are stretched beyond their financial limits. Often they are forced to choose between buying groceries, paying the rent or buying medicine. Many households that receive weekly groceries through the Food Bank include at least one working adult. Hunger frequently strikes the most vulnerable people in our communities. Here's how you can help this holiday season.
$10M Of California Tax Donations Lost In Bureaucracy; Left Unspent On Education, Seniors & Cancer ResearchEvery year when they do their taxes, Californians donate millions for charitable causes, but nearly $10 million of that money sat unspent in government accounts at the end of last year and some of the funding never reaches its intended target, according to a review by The Associated Press.
Berkeley Woman, San Anselmo Man Win San Francisco MarathonA Berkeley woman Sunday won the women’s division of The San Francisco Marathon for the third consecutive time, race officials said.
Arnold Schwarzenegger Pranks Fans As Wax Terminator At Madame TussaudsTo create awareness for his youth empowerment charity, the former governor played a gag on visitors to Madame Tussauds...
Gumball 3000 Rally Roars Into San FranciscoHigh-priced supercars and celebrities roared into San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza Wednesday night.
Roberta Reflects On Lincoln Child Center's Powerful Bay Area HistoryFor the third year in a row, Roberta Gonzales emceed “The Daffodil Luncheon” -- a fundraiser for the Lincoln Child Center.
East Bay Mom, Dad Honor Memory Of 16-Year-Old Daughter By Ensuring Bright Future For OthersParents turn grief into giving, helping music in the schools, organ donation, and the poor from Oakland to Angola.
San Dimas Golf Charity Teaches Local School District California HistoryAn educational charity makes a day on the golf course equal to a life changing history lesson for San Dimas, California students.
John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training GamesMadden said he won't be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.
What Will You Give Up For Lent? Mardi Gras Feasting Begins Ash Wednesday's Period Of Self-DenialIt's Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, and the night before Ash Wednesday, and while that means drinking, eating, frying up some pancakes, and maybe tossing some beads or baring your... well, let's just say come midnight, it's the polar opposite and time for self-reflection, spiritual focusing, and self-denial.
Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014's Top Philanthropic GiversOut of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual Philanthropy 50 list.