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Google Donates $1 Million To Lick Observatory Atop Mount Hamilton

Google has donated $1 million to a 125-year-old Lick Observatory atop Mount Hamilton that has been in need of financial support.

02/10/2015

(CBS SF)

54 Homeless, 20 Businesses Closed After SF Mission District Inferno

A GoFundMe campaign started just after the blaze had earned more than $20,000 by 2:30 p.m. Thursday. 450 people had chipped into the find, started by Mission Resident Zac Crockett.

01/29/2015

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Oakland Protests Blamed For Huge Drop In Salvation Army Donations

A charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.

12/25/2014

Last Minute Christmas Toy Drive At SF’s Lefty O’Doul’s Collects More Than 10,000 Gifts

A San Francisco restaurant successfully collected more than 10,000 toys Wednesday in a Christmas Eve toy drive intended to bring toys to the city’s neediest children.

12/24/2014

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FDA To Ease Ban On Blood Donations By Gay, Bisexual Men, Activists Slam 1-Year Celibacy Requirement

Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.

12/23/2014

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Google Donates $2 Million To Help Shelter Bay Area Homeless Families, Youth

KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.

12/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Bay Area Woman With Double Lung Transplant Honored For Organ Donation Work After Her Death

A Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.

12/09/2014

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Facebook Adding Buttons To Make Donating To Ebola Fight Easier

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight Ebola by adding a button designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling the disease.

11/06/2014

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., and his wife Priscilla Chan attend the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 10, 2014 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful businessmen from media, finance, and technology attend the annual week-long conference which is in its 32nd year. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg, Wife Announce $25 Million Donation To Fight Ebola On Facebook

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg says he and his wife Priscilla are donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to fight the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/14/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose’s Mayoral Race Heats Up After Liccardo Orders Cortese To Return Campaign Cash

The battle is heating up between two men vying to be the next mayor of Northern California’s largest city.

09/17/2014

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