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Gilroy Garlic Festival (credit: Getty Images)

Best Upcoming Charity Events In The South Bay

With several 5k races and the first Silicon Valley Gives Day behind us, upcoming charity events, galas and festivals in the South Bay are centered around San Jose. Don’t miss super fun events from garlic fries to jazz trombone to a turkey trot; it’s all for a good cause.

06/16/2014

Michelle Obama (Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: First Lady’s Fundraising Prowess On Display In Bay Area

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel Friday morning for a sold-out fundraiser. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown says her “rare” factor could translate to more money.

01/31/2014

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Participate In Second Presidential Debate

First Lady Michelle Obama Heading To Bay Area

First Lady Michelle Obama will be in the Bay Area Thursday to attend fundraisers.

01/30/2014

Two-story gingerbread house at the Fairmont San Francisco Hotel.

Amazing Holiday Gingerbread Houses On Display At San Francisco Hotels

San Francisco hotels are putting lavish gingerbread houses and other holiday decorations on display in their lobbies.

11/29/2013

Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Participate In Second Presidential Debate

First Lady’s Bay Area Fundraising Visit Delayed Due To Shutdown

A fundraiser brunch with First Lady Michelle Obama and other democratic leaders scheduled for this weekend has been postponed in the wake of the partial federal shutdown.

10/10/2013

A county job fair for low income families drew more than 600 applicants in San Jose, August 11, 2011. (KCBS/Mike Colgan)

Job Fair Attracts Hundreds In Silicon Valley

A job fair for low-income families in Silicon Valley attracted more than 600 applicants. Many of those who turned out are about to lose public assistance benefits.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco’s Historic Fairmont Hotel Up For Sale

A historic San Francisco hotel that has hosted the likes of President John F. Kennedy and Prince Charles is up for sale after a plan to convert part of it into luxury condominiums failed.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco (AP)

Phil Matier: Fairmont Condo Conversion Proposal Comes Up Short In San Francisco

This remarkable shift in the City’s landscape begs the question – what will become of the Fairmont?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

Two-story gingerbread house at the Fairmont San Francisco Hotel.

Fairmont Hotel SF Unveils Two-Story Gingerbread House

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — The Fairmont San Francisco hosted the official ribbon cutting of its massive gingerbread house Saturday. The two-story gingerbread house will remain in the Fairmont lobby throughout the holiday season. It […]

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/27/2010

Michelle Obama in San Francisco (2009)

Michelle Obama To Visit SF On Monday

First Lady Michelle Obama is expected to visit the Bay Area on Monday to raise money for local Democratic candidates, just a few days after her husband’s brief trip to the region for the same purpose.

CBS San Francisco–10/23/2010

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