Fundraising

Hiker at Thousand Island Lake with Banner Peak in the Distance, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Sierra Mountain Range, California. (Getty Images)

Man Hiking Pacific Crest Trail To Help A Stranger Walk Again With Robotic Legs

A man from Bakersfield is currently hiking the Pacific Crest Trail to help raise money for his friend, to buy some pretty expensive robotic gear to help him walk again.

06/22/2015

Chef Roy Choi (L) and Daniel Patterson (R)  testing menu items for Loco'l. (Photo Credit: Loco'l via Instagram)

Renowned Chefs Plan Healthy, Fresh Fast-Food Restaurant In San Francisco Tenderloin

One of the first two restaurants is expected at Turk and Taylor streets later this year.

03/18/2015

(Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

9 Tweets That Capture Will Ferrell’s Brief Career As An Oakland Athletic

The Oakland A’s spring training routine got a jolt Thursday from comedian Will Ferrell and his attempt to play in 10 positions for 10 teams in five different Cactus League games in one day.

03/12/2015

(Photo Credit: Ballet San Jose)

Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley Must Raise $550,000 By March 14 To Continue Operations

The ballet company, the second largest professional company in California, has been facing financial struggles for some time.

03/05/2015

Mayor Gavin Newsom

Gavin Newsom Says He’s Running For Governor In 2018

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will begin raising money to run for California governor in 2018.

02/11/2015

The canopy being used by the Homeless Youth Alliance as the organization looks for a new home in San Francisco. (Homeless Youth Alliance via Facebook)

San Francisco’s Homeless Youth Alliance Launches Campaign To Find A New Home

The organization was evicted from its building on Haight Street last Christmas and has been looking for a permanent new home ever since.

12/25/2014

Paul Deanno

KPIX Meteorologist Paul Deanno To Change His Look For ‘Movember’ Movement To Fight Cancer

Meteorologist Paul Deanno will have an evolving look over the next few weeks as he participates in an annual event to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate cancer and testicular cancer and associated charities.

11/04/2014

(Indiegogo)

Will Ferrell Challenges Video Gamers To Play With Him At SF’s Twitch TV For Cancer Charities

“Anchorman” Will Ferrell is offering video game fans a chance to play with him in San Francisco to raise money for charities that help children with cancer.

09/12/2014

(Photo courtesy of God Loves Gay Billboard Project)

Group Launches ‘God Loves Gays’ Billboard Campaign In Kansas To Taunt Westboro Baptist Church

The mysterious comedian behind the “God” Facebook Page is using his divine power to create a billboard campaign that advocates for LGBT rights in and around Topeka, Kansas — the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.

08/19/2014

US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.

07/23/2014

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