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San Francisco Ferry Building (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

49er Food Vendor Giving Away Popcorn, Free Tickets In Downtown San Francisco

The main food vendor for Levi’s Stadium is giving away ‘golden tickets’ inside free popcorn at the San Francisco Ferry Building, Union Square and The Embarcadero Center Friday.

08/08/2014

Yoenis Cespedes 'La Potencia' t-shirt. (Oakland Athletics)

A’s To Go Ahead With T-Shirt Giveaway Honoring Traded-Away Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics will go ahead with a planned T-shirt day promotion this weekend honoring outfielder All-Star Yoenis Cespedes, hours after the team announced he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.

07/31/2014

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes Of Pot In Ballot Referendum Effort

Medical marijuana advocates are hoping to get voters fired up about saving the industry in San Jose by offering free pot for signing a petition.

07/14/2014

Backpack Giveaway

Sacred Heart Backpack Giveaway Sends San Jose Students To School With Confidence

Parents from low-income families lined up in San Jose Friday morning to register their kids for a free backpack giveaway.

07/11/2014

marijuana, pot, cannabis, medical

Scavenger Hunts Attracts Stoners And Techies With Cannabis, Bitcoin Hidden Giveaways

The hidden cash treasure hunt that’s become popular around the Bay Area is going digital, with a little something for marijuana enthusiasts, too.

07/11/2014

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

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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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