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San Francisco Spends $35,000 To Fund Eco-Friendly Public Urinal

The city of San Francisco spent a $35,000 Community Challenge Grant on a prototype public urinal designed to decrease public urination in the Tenderloin District.


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200 Undocumented UC Berkeley Students To Get Scholarships From $1M Gift To School

The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.


A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Donates $11.5 Million To Anti-Slavery Efforts

Tech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.


Oakland Public Health Institute Gets Huge Boost In Federal Funding

U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee announced Friday that the Oakland-based Public Health Institute will receive $209.5 million in “cooperative agreement” funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development.


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Kaiser Awards Grant To Fight Obesity In Many Concord Schools

Kaiser Permanente has awarded a $1 million, three-year grant to Monument Corridor elementary schools in Concord in an effort to help fight obesity.


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Oakland’s Youth Radio Launching Digital Media Program

Funded by the U.S. Labor Department, the program aims at training low-income youth on several different aspects of media.


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2 Bay Area Charities Named ‘Chase Community’ Winners

Two Bay Area charities were named as winners of the Chase Community Giving campaign.

CBS San Francisco–05/28/2011

Cal State East Bay President Mohammad Qayoumi shakes hands with Bayer President and CEO Greg Babe. (Barry Zepel)

Cal State East Bay Receives Major Grant For New Center

Cal State East Bay has received more than $500,000 in grant money for a new center on campus.


Google CEO Eric Schmidt. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Rewards Outgoing CEO Schmidt With $100M Stock Grant

Google Inc. has awarded $100 million worth of equity to Eric Schmidt, who is stepping aside as CEO but will stay with the company as executive chairman.

CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011


Kaiser To Fund Millions For Oakland Youth, Violence Prevention

Kaiser Permanente announced Monday that it was contributing $10.5 million to support youth and violence prevention programs throughout Oakland.