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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.


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.


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.


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.


Opposing Rallies in Walnut Creek over Mehserle Verdict

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) _ A rally in support of the former transit police officer convicted of killing an unarmed man took place in Walnut Creek, and the gathering drew  just as many opponents.


Another Change in the Mehserle Jury

Deliberations only lasted a few hours in the trial of the former BART police officer accused of murder Wednesday. The jury had to start deliberations from scratch Wednesday morning after a new juror was seated […]


Defense Rests in Mehserle Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ The defense has rested in the trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accused of murdering an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platform.


Ex-LAPD Captain Testifies in Mehserle Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ A retired Los Angeles police captain has testified he believes a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed black man didn’t have enough stun gun training. […]