San Jose Approves First-Ever Office Of Immigrant Affairs Called Unnecessary By SomeSan Francisco and Los Angeles both have one, and now San Jose is getting its own first-ever Office of Immigrant Affairs.
Blue Shield, With $4.2 Billion In Surplus, Loses California Tax-Exempt StatusState officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.
Is Money Raised By Bay Area Charity Really Going To Help Homeless Veterans?You may have seen them outside your local grocery store: men and women raising money for disabled and homeless veterans. An American flag and an ammo box are their trademarks.
Super Bowl 50 Already Funding Bay Area Charities, 2 Days Left To Get In On First $500,000 GrantsSuper Bowl 50 next year at Levi's Stadium may be 347 days away, but the charity fund that the organizing committee hopes will be the lasting legacy of the game is well-funded already, so much so that it's looking for five local non-profits that will receive grants of up to half a million dollars. The deadline to apply for this current round is Saturday, January 31st, 2015.
‘We Care Bears Project’ Comforts Kids With Stuffed Animals In Scary SituationsA 12-year-old girl made a special delivery of stuffed animals to San Francisco’s fire department on Tuesday as part of her “We Care Bears Project”, a non-profit that comforts kids in emergency situations.
Should You Be Looking For A Non-Profit Career? They Are HiringRecent surveys suggest that non-profits are hiring, but unlike other sectors, these organizations don't always look to LinkedIn for talent.
Survey Says Twitter Headquartered In San Francisco’s 'Dirtiest' Commercial CorridorThe four-block stretch of San Francisco’s Market Street from 7th to 11th streets is the dirtiest commercial corridor according to a new survey by city controller’s office.
Non-Profit Organizations Giving Back To Those Who Serve Our CountryMany non-profit organizations are providing resources, support and advocacy for veterans. Find out how these non-profits are supporting veterans in the U.S.
Peninsula Non-Profit Provides Brand New Pair Of Shoes To Low Income StudentsThe organization My New Red Shoes offered a pair of new shoes and a gift certificate to Old Navy to students at Cesar Chavez Academy, before the start of the school year.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Loan Program That Helps Non-Profits Acquire Buildings To Protect Low-Income Tenants From Displacement San Francisco is setting aside $3 million from the city’s affordable housing pool to protect low-income residents from being displaced from their apartments as part of a new non-profit loan program.
Berkeley's Historic UC Theatre To Reopen As Live Music VenueClosed for over a decade, the theater on University Ave will undergo renovations...
Kitten, Puppy Videos Give Humane Society Silicon Valley A Viral Adoption AdvantageTheir movie stars spend their time off set licking themselves, chasing their tails, or napping for hours. They eat kibble instead of caviar, and their hair stylists use a water hose, but these actors may be more captivating than anything Hollywood can dish out. The Humane Society Silicon Valley harnesses the ubiquitous online fascination with kitten and puppy videos by using volunteer producers to create a successful Internet marketing plan for adoptions.