California Funds The Nation's First Inmate Sex Reassignment SurgeryShiloh Heavenly Quine, a 57-year-old convicted killer serving a life sentence in California, has become the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex-reassignment surgery.
Sold Out Oakland Benefit Concert Raises Funds For Ghost Ship Victims A sold out benefit concert at the Fox Theater raised funds for the families of the victims of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire.
LendingClub Shares Plunge As Feds Open Probe Over Funding ConcernsShares of LendingClub are plunging after the U.S. Dept. of Justice opened an investigation and the company raised fresh concerns about funding.
Funding Request For New Jail In San Jose ClearedThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to support an application to request state money to fund a new jail facility in San Jose.
Former Pleasanton Little League President Arrested For Allegedly Embezzling $20KPolice arrested the former president of the Pleasanton American Little League Thursday on suspicion of embezzling more than $20,000 during his presidency.
Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone SystemThe Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.
Funds Diverted From Other Caltrans Projects To Make Up For New Bay Bridge Span DeficitThe new Bay Bridge eastern span will likely end up at least $35 million in the red, and officials are shifting money from other completed Caltrans bridge projects to make up the difference.
Widow Of Koret Foundation Founder Says Charity Misusing Assets; Defendants Counter SueA San Francisco charitable foundation well-known for its philanthropy in the Bay Area and Israel is at the center of a brewing legal battle over its governance and grant-making.
University Of California Proposes Creation Of Venture-Capital Fund For Student And Faculty StartupsThe proposal is calling for an initial $250 million investment to finance faculty and student-led startups.
San Jose Family Looks To Raise Money For Teen’s FuneralThe family of 16-year-old Manuel Urzua is hoping to raise $5,000 by Friday, to hold a service for the slain teen.
California Worker Furloughs Increase State's Long-Term CostsThe state employee furloughs started under Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greatly increased the cash-out liabilities owed by California taxpayers when those workers leave government service.
California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial AidMillions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.