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Debris sits on the ground in front of a damaged building following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Opening Center To Provide Locals With Earthquake Relief, Information On Building Permits

On Monday afternoon, the city and county of Napa will open a one-stop shop at at First Street and Silverado Trail to help locals find relief.

09/08/2014

Actress Zelda Williams & father Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Children, Ex-Wife Remember Late Actor

Robin Williams’ three children — Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams — and Williams’ former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody’s mother, released statements Tuesday about the actor’s death.

08/13/2014

A wreath is seen at actor/comedian Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams’ Death

The death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.

08/12/2014

A marmot on the loose in a San Francisco neighborhood. (Source: Wildlife Emergency Services)

Public’s Help Needed To Return Marmot Loose In San Francisco To Its Sierra Home

San Francisco’s Wildlife Emergency Services is asking for the public’s help in finding a marmot running around underneath homes near the city’s Potrero Hill neighborhood.

07/01/2014

A healthcare reform specialist helps people select insurance plans at the free Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Fair at Pasadena City College on November 19, 2013 in Pasadena, California. The event, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles Association of Health Underwriters, offers one-on-one sessions with insurance experts certified by Covered California to help people enroll for healthcare coverage under the ACA. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Bay Area Help Available On Final Day Before Obamacare Deadline

Monday is the deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, the Obama Administrations health reform law.

03/31/2014

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ConsumerWatch: Beware Hidden Tax Preparation Fees & Find Free Help

Bay Area taxpayer, Ray LaRance, was charged a hefty fee by California Check Cashing in Dublin to file his state and federal income taxes.

03/24/2013

Newtown Shrine

Ways To Help Those Affected By Connecticut School Shooting

The nation is grieving for the victims of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and many are wondering how they can help.

12/18/2012

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Vallejo Anti-Violence Nonprofit Extends Reach To Help Veterans

Fighting Back Partnership in Vallejo has served the community for almost two decades, fighting drug abuse and violence, and now it’s expanding by helping veterans who are dealing with the tough economy.

02/22/2012

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Jefferson Award Winner Helps Families Deal With Health Emergencies

When faced with serious health issues, families often struggle financially. But one Peninsula mom left the high tech industry and started an organization that helps take some of the stress out these families’ lives.

12/07/2011

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Food Stamp Applications Soar In Contra Costa County

Food stamp applications have skyrocketed in Contra Costa and county officials report an increasing number of those dependent on the stamps are children.

11/01/2011

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