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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.

12/14/2011

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.

09/24/2011

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/05/2011

Youth Radio Digital Media

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

A Chase Bank branch. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

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

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/29/2010

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Offered Deal To Bring Back Cops

At a time when many police departments are laying off officers, San Jose may be able to keep more than a dozen cops on the force after the city qualified for a federal grant that preserves law enforcement jobs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/06/2010

Palo Alto Sets Sights On Revitalization Grant

Palo Alto Sets Sights On Revitalization Grant

California Ave. could be in for some major changes, but as KCBS’ Mike Colgan reports, some see a downside to the proposed plan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/05/2010

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