State Senators Stall Bill Funding More Benefits For Foster Kids Transitioning To AdulthoodCalifornia's State Senate Appropriations Committee has shelved a bill to give certain foster children critical help in making the transition to adulthood.
Drought Prompts Surge In Abandoned Kittens & Desperate Need For Foster Families In OaklandA rise in kittens surrendered to animal shelters this spring has Oakland Animal Services officials asking residents to help foster the kittens.
Terminally-Ill Cats And Dogs Get Tender, Loving Hospice Care In Their Final DaysA Silicon Valley animal shelter is making the last days of an ailing pet into some of the most heartwarming and gratifying days for its caregiver.
Cat Lovers To Gather For Funny Video Fest In OaklandThousands of cat lovers will gather in Oakland Saturday to enjoy funny cat videos.
Animal Update: Tax Deduction For Foster Pet ParentsA judge recently ruled that pet "foster parents" can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.
Animal Update: Macy's Holiday WindowsIt's an exciting time of year for the people who make up the San Francisco SPCA, who are embarking on an annual tradition: Macy's Holiday Windows at Union Square.
Jefferson Award Winner Fosters Success For North Bay ChildrenClaudia Asprer of Novato started raising foster children when she was newly married and in her 20s. That's when a 14-year-old runaway asked her to take her in.
Antioch Woman Convicted Of Foster Child Torture MurderJurors deliberated for about two hours on Thursday before convicting an Antioch woman of torturing and abusing her two foster children and murdering one of them in 2008.