Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, announced Thursday a federal grant of nearly $900,000 for an Alameda-based organization that helps to close the gender gap for women and girls in male-dominated careers.
The National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, by breaking ground Monday on a landmark project that aims to protect ancient sequoia trees.
San Francisco International Airport Receives Grant For High-Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
The new 480-volt electric vehicle charging stations will be located at the airport’s Cell Phone Lot, and charge cars in about 30 minutes.
The former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.
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.
The University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.
Tech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.
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.
Kaiser Permanente has awarded a $1 million, three-year grant to Monument Corridor elementary schools in Concord in an effort to help fight obesity.
Funded by the U.S. Labor Department, the program aims at training low-income youth on several different aspects of media.