‘Hamilton’ Creator Visits Puerto Rico, Sets Up $2.5 Million Hurricane Recovery Fund"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda announced a partnership with a nonprofit group for a $2.5 million hurricane recovery fund during a trip Tuesday to Puerto Rico.
Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire VictimsVictims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.
Napa Valley Vintners Announce $10 Million Donation For Earthquake Disaster ReliefNapa Valley's winemakers are making a major charitable contribution to help with the recovery from Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake. At a Tuesday news conference, a vintners association said they'd donate $10 million.
SF High School Senior Creates Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Summer SchoolA San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.
Lawmakers, Gov. Brown Compromise On California Rainy Day FundGov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Thursday agreed to replace the rainy day fund measure on the November ballot with a bipartisan plan that would set aside revenue equal to 10 percent of California's general fund and dedicate money to paying down the state's massive debts and liabilities.
SF Supervisor, Gay Rights Activists Call On City Employees To Divest From Russian InvestmentsThe call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Oakland Mayor Announces Fund For 8-Year-Old Shooting Victim, 2 Others 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.
Ways To Help Those Affected By Connecticut School ShootingThe 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.
San Jose Police Set Up Fund For Double-Murder Victim's ChildrenThe 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.
California Teacher Retirement Fund Lowers Investment ProjectionsThe board overseeing California’s teacher pension system has lowered the fund’s investment forecast for the second time in 14 months.
Tech Report: Kickstarter Marks Millionth BackerOnly 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.
$300,000 Raised For Beaten, Comatose Giants FanNearly $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.