The American Red Cross has repeatedly touted that 91 cents out of every dollar donated is used to help those in need. But a new report from the independent, non-profit news group ProPublica shows those numbers are very misleading.
St. Anthony’s Dining Room Sees Changing Faces of San Francisco’s Poverty; Stays True To Their Mission
As Thanksgiving nears, KCBS In Depth spoke with Barry Stenger, the executive director of St. Anthony’s Dinning Hall, about the old and new faces of poverty in San Francisco, what challenges lay ahead and how you can help.
Oakland mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan’s campaign says she’ll return 21-hundred dollars in donations from Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff and his family.
A California Assemblywoman drafted a bill for the CalWorks program that would give qualifying families $80 a month to spend on diapers for children under age 2.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is among the first big-name politicians to accept donations in the peer-to-peer payment system known as bitcoin.
Every mom deserves a little pampering on Mother’s Day, and the same is true for some San Francisco mothers who struggle to make ends meet.
After a house fire gutted a Union City family’s home and burned all of their presents less than two days before Christmas, neighbors and firefighters have stepped up to ensure that their festivities could still go on.
Loyal San Francisco 49er fans are not wasting any time responding to recent Seattle Seahawks propaganda pranks being carried out in the Bay Area. They plan to up the ante with an even higher-profile stunt.
Dozens of needy families in San Jose lined up for Thanksgiving food boxes at Sacred Heart Community Services, but the organization says they’re running low on Turkeys and could use more donations.