2 Bay Area Counties Among Recipients Of Grant To Test Rape Kit BacklogA grant from her counterpart in New York City will allow Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley to completely eliminate the county's rape kit backlog, O'Malley said in a statement Thursday.
Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda CountyA pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.
'I Can't Breathe' Protests, Oscar Grant Memorial Planned In Bay Area For New Year's EveNot everyone will be counting down to a midnight celebration in the Bay Area Wednesday night.
San Francisco State University Awarded $17 Million Grant To Improve Biomedical Research DiversityThe National Institutes of Health has awarded San Francisco State University a $17 million grant to work on improving diversity in the field of biomedical research.
$2 Million Grant To Go Towards Oakland Police Gun Tracking And Criminal Rehab Efforts Oakland police announced a $2 million grant to bolster what they say are proven violence reduction strategies since crime is down this year compared to last.
Alameda Non-Profit Gets $900K Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Grant For WomenRep. 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.
Yosemite Grant Act’s 150th Anniversary Brings Park Renovations And Tree Protections 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 StationsThe new 480-volt electric vehicle charging stations will be located at the airport's Cell Phone Lot, and charge cars in about 30 minutes.
Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim's FatherThe 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.
San Francisco Spends $35,000 To Fund Eco-Friendly Public UrinalThe 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.
200 Undocumented UC Berkeley Students To Get Scholarships From $1M Gift To SchoolThe University of California, Berkeley says a $1 million gift will help provide scholarships to nearly 200 students who are illegal immigrants.
Google Donates $11.5 Million To Anti-Slavery EffortsTech giant Google is donating $11.5 million to organizations fighting to end the slavery of 27 million people around the world.