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A blood donation bag. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Gay Blood Drive’ Calls For End Of FDA Donation Ban

Silicon Valley lawmakers say gay men should no longer be banned from donating blood and are calling for members of the LGBT community to join a national “Gay Blood Drive Day” later this week to get the word out.

07/07/2014

The outside of Majestic Gallery a store on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf (photo credit: Chris Filippi)

Support Grows For Utah Toddler Killed After Climbing Fisherman’s Wharf Dolphin Statue

Money has poured in for a grieving Utah family of a 2-year-old boy who died in a tragic accident outside an art and sculpture shop in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf last week.

06/11/2014

Baseball field at Bushrod Park in Oakland, California. (Wikimedia Commons)

Phil Matier: Oakland A’s Offer Second Chance For City To Refurbish Baseball Field

The team said red tape proved to be too much of a hassle when they first offered to refurbish a Little League field at Bushrod Park in North Oakland.

05/14/2014

Gurbaksh Chahal greets U.S. President Barack Obama at dinner in San Francisco, October 9, 2012. (RadiumOne/Wikimedia Commons)

Democratic National Committee Returns $20K Donation From SF Tech CEO Convicted In Girlfriend Attack

The Democratic National Committee said Friday that it has returned $20,000 donated by a wealthy San Francisco Internet entrepreneur recently convicted for domestic violence.

04/25/2014

Janelle Monae (credit:  Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Singer Janelle Monae Performs Free Show In San Francisco

Celebrating their 15th anniversary, SalesForce is giving the rest of us a present…a free Janelle Monae…

03/06/2014

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Google Donates Nearly $7 Million To Fund Free Muni Rides For San Francisco Youth

Google is donating nearly $7 million to allow San Francisco to continue providing free bus and other transportation services to low-income city kids, city officials announced on Thursday.

02/28/2014

Muni officials said 440 out of 600 vehicles will be running Wednesday after some San Francisco Municipal Railway employees unhappy with contract negotiations continue to call out sick.

Google Donates Millions For San Francisco’s Free Muni For Youth Program

The money will be used to fund the program, which started as a pilot in 2013, for the next two years.

02/27/2014

George Lucas & Mellody Hobson (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

George Lucas, Wife Donate $25 Million To Chicago Private School

Filmmaker George Lucas and his wife Mellody Hobson are donating $25 million to a prestigious private school on Chicago’s South Side.

02/25/2014

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Second Harvest Food Bank Seeks 5,600 Turkeys Before Thanksgiving

Although Wednesday’s official Turkey Tally is showing progress at 6,402 collected turkeys, officials at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties admit they are far from their goal of receiving 12,000 turkeys in just over a week.

11/20/2013

(L-R) Ross Valory, Neal Schon, Arnel Pineda, Jonathan Cain, and Deen Castronovo of “Journey” (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Journey Donates $350K In Typhoon Relief

Journey is donating $350,000 to help relief efforts in the Philippines, and its lead singer has a message for his homeland: “Don’t Stop Believin’”

11/17/2013

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