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Fundraising

Police on the scene of a daytime shooting in East San Jose (CBS)

San Jose Police Raise Funds For Family Of Man Killed In Road Rage Attack

San Jose police have helped to raise more than $11,000 for the family of a 37-year-old man who was fatally shot in a road rage attack last week.

05/11/2014

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 16, 2013. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Returning To Bay Area On Fundraising Trip

President Barack Obama will be returning to the Bay Area next month for a fundraising trip, Democratic National Committee officials said.

04/17/2014

(CBS)

Phil Matier: Campaign Contributions Flow As Usual In Sacramento Post Yee Arrest

Even seasoned lawmakers will admit it: campaign finance reform can be a tricky issue for legislators and constituents to tackle, but with the recent indictment of state Sen. Leland Yee, the topic is again circulating in Sacramento and beyond.

04/01/2014

The 'Eye of Diablo' beacon at the summit of Mt. Diablo. (Save Mount Diablo)

KCBS Cover Story: Saving Historic Beacon On Mount Diablo

A fundraising effort is underway to save a historic, 85-year-old beacon on the summit of Mount Diablo as a tribute to those who served at Pearl Harbor.

05/14/2013

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on April 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Departs Bay Area After Fundraisers

President Barack Obama left the Bay Area Thursday afternoon after a whirlwind visit that included four fundraising stops—two in San Francisco and two in Atherton—in less than a day.

04/04/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Supervisor Claims SF Was ‘F-ing Played’ By America’s Cup Organizers

The America’s Cup Organizing committee is millions short in coming up with private funds to cover the costs of covering the yachting race. Now a San Francisco supervisor has said city officials were “f-ing played” by race organizers and he’s “f-ing ashamed” of the likelihood that the city will spend millions in public funds on the event.

02/19/2013

Oracle Team USA skippered by Russell Coutts (#5) and Oracle Team USA skippered by James Spithill (#4)  in action during the match race final of the America's Cup World Series on August 26, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Still Millions Short In America’s Cup Fundraising Effort

San Francisco officials are racing to raise tens of millions dollars from private donors to pay for security, transportation and the other costs of hosting the America’s Cup yachting championship later this year.

02/12/2013

(CBS)

Commercial Fundraisers Eat Up Nearly Half Of Charitable Donations In California

A report by the California Attorney General’s office finds only 51 percent of the donations collected by professional fundraisers winds up in the hands of the charity soliciting contributions.

11/29/2012

Obama And Romney Square Off In First Presidential Debate In Denver

President Departs Bay Area For Ohio; Battleground States To Determine Race

So much for Mitt Romney’s plans to compete for Democratic-trending Michigan or Pennsylvania. And what about President Barack Obama’s early hopes of fighting it out for Republican-tilting Arizona, Georgia or Texas? Forget them.

10/09/2012

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport , October 25, 2011. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Makes Urgent Plea To Supporters In Latest Bay Area Visit

President Barack Obama told Bay Area supporters on Monday that with one month to go, it is time for them to get “almost obsessive.”

10/08/2012

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