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A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Expiring Law Sets Up New Needle Giveaway Battle In California

It’s long been a public health debate about whether it’s good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.

02/24/2014

Concord police hand out the club wheel lock to deter auto theft. (CBS)

Concord PD Gives Out Wheel Locks To Deter Auto Theft

The Concord Police Department began offering free anti-theft wheel-lock clubs Tuesday to its residents that own cars of specific makes.

06/18/2013

The Hunter Pence bobblehead to be given away at Phildelphia's Citizens Bank Park. (MLB Advanced Media, L.P. )

Phillies Go Ahead With Hunter Pence Bobblehead Night Despite Giants Trade

Baseball fans will jam the ballpark Tuesday night to receive a Hunter Pence bobblehead, but it won’t be at San Francisco’s AT&T Park. It will be at Philadelphia’s Citizen’s Bank Park, where Pence played until the Phillies traded him to the Giants last month.

08/21/2012

Parents wait outside the Sacred Heart Commuity Center to sign up for free backpacks and school supplies. (CBS)

San Jose Parents Camp Out For Free School Backpacks, Supplies

With the new school year just around the corner, dozens of San Jose parents camped out overnight outside a community center hoping for free school backpacks for their children.

07/13/2012

grocery bag

San Jose Thanksgiving Giveaway Is, Sadly, A Blockbuster

Needy families and the homeless lined up around the block as volunteers at Sacred Heart Community Service handed out thousands of holiday food boxes Monday, more than the organization has ever tried to distribute before.

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