The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Support funds have been set up for the families of 8-year-old Alaysha Carradine and three other people who were shot at a home in East Oakland last month, Mayor Jean Quan’s office announced Monday.
The nation is grieving for the victims of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and many are wondering how they can help.
The San Jose Police Officer’s Association Charitable Foundation has started a fund to help the three children left orphaned by a double homicide in San Jose on Monday.
The board overseeing California’s teacher pension system has lowered the fund’s investment forecast for the second time in 14 months.
Only a year after it was created, the online crowd funding source Kickstarter has signed up its millionth member. This is astronomical growth for a new company.
Nearly $300,000 has been raised from people stirred by a San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten into a coma outside Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles after the team’s season opener last week.
Oakland firefighters are coming to the aid of a little girl who lost her family in a house fire in December.