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Napa Valley (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Aloft Hotels)

Napa Valley Vintners Announce $10 Million Donation For Earthquake Disaster Relief

Napa 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.

08/27/2014

(Gofundme.com/RoyalesDream)

SF High School Senior Creates Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Summer School

A San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.

07/14/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Lawmakers, Gov. Brown Compromise On California Rainy Day Fund

Gov. 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.

05/08/2014

A gay rights activists takes part in a rally in St. Petersburg, Russia. (Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supervisor, Gay Rights Activists Call On City Employees To Divest From Russian Investments

The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.

04/10/2014

Oakland shooting victim Alaysha Carradine. (Sharon Smith/CBS)

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.

08/12/2013

Newtown Shrine

Ways To Help Those Affected By Connecticut School Shooting

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.

12/18/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Set Up Fund For Double-Murder Victim’s Children

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.

07/28/2012

An instructor at Ursuline High School (ursulinehs.org)

California Teacher Retirement Fund Lowers Investment Projections

The board overseeing California’s teacher pension system has lowered the fund’s investment forecast for the second time in 14 months.

02/02/2012

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Tech Report: Kickstarter Marks Millionth Backer

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.

10/13/2011

Bryan Stow, Gians fan beaten, beating, Dodgers fans

$300,000 Raised For Beaten, Comatose Giants Fan

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011

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