Four former Bay Area Gold’s Gym franchises are officially cutting ties with the body-building chain following a 2010 donation by Gold’s Texas-based parent company’s CEO to a conservative outfit unfriendly to gay rights.
An anonymous donor gave $4 million to city of San Jose to build soccer fields in Almaden Valley at the Allen at Steinbeck School.
The Star Wars and Indiana Jones creator, who lives a short distance from downtown San Anselmo, has agreed to donate a vacant building he owns in order to create a new park space. The lot sits directly north of the town’s main offices.
Minority patients awaiting bone marrow transplants stand a better chance for survival, because of this week’s Jefferson Award winner. She spearheads a campaign to increase the availability of lifesaving umbilical cord blood.
Days after a Bay Area Rapid Transit worker was fired for giving a teenager free BART tickets to get to school, a second good Samaritan has stepped in to help the boy.
Singer Avril Lavigne helped bag groceries in Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon to help kick off a fundraising drive by Safeway to raise money for people with disabilities.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity has reversed it decision to cut funding for Planned Parenthood after three days of controversy.
The guys from Lonely Island will be donating $250,000 to the district, all part of a Super Bowl Doritos ad contest.
A four-year old San Mateo boy with a rare disease may need a bone marrow transplant to live. However, it has been difficult to find a donor because of the boy’s ethnicity.
A group of dancers from a number of San Francisco strip clubs presented a check for $20,000 to a local firefighters’ union Wednesday evening for its annual toy drive.