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Facebook Stirs Concern Over Funding Police Officer’s Salary In Menlo Park

After Facebook funded a cop’s salary and police substation in Menlo Park, questions are being raised over the role of private corporations funding public services like police departments.

07/15/2014

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Marin Carpool Lane Violator Says Corporation Counts As Passenger

A San Rafael man pulled over for driving alone in the carpool lane is fighting the traffic ticket on the grounds that he was riding with a corporation.

01/07/2013

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Follow The Money Behind Food Stamps

Food stamps help feed the poor, but they also help to pad the bank accounts of some of the nation’s biggest food corporations. That’s according to a Bay Area activist who’s on a crusade to take junk food off the government assistance table.

07/16/2012

Protesters supporting the 'Occupy Wall St.' movement camp out near San Jose City Hall, October 9, 2011. (CBS)

Occupy Wall Street Movement Holding Strong In Bay Area

A small but persistent group is continuing with its Occupy San Jose movement.

10/10/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Union Workers March In East Bay Demanding Fair Economy

Hundreds of union workers marched down Broadway in Oakland Friday, demanding a so-called “fair economy and urging banks and the wealthy to contribute more.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2011

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