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Phil Matier: Naming Rights Considered To Fund Oakland Parks

Oakland’s Parks and Recreations Department, which lacks funds to improve or even maintain the city-owned properties, is now considering a policy that would allow corporations and wealthy donors to buy the right to name public parks, gardens and recreation centers if they can pay their care.

04/15/2014

Fred Phelps (Wikimedia Commons)

Fred Phelps, Scourge Of LGBT Community Dead At 84

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.

03/20/2014

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Measure To Overturn California Transgender Students’ Rights Won’t Be On Ballot

The secretary of state announced Monday that backers of the proposed measure to put a referendum on November’s ballot to overturn a law allowing transgender students a choice on which restrooms and locker rooms to use, didn’t gain enough signatures.

02/24/2014

(CBS)

California Schools Reviewing Locker Rooms To Prep For Transgender Students’ Rights Law

A new law that spells out the rights of transgender students in kindergarten through 12th grade is set to take effect in California on Jan. 1. To get ready, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for staff and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

12/26/2013

Frances Bean Cobain Gains Control Of Father's Image

Frances Bean Gains Control Of Father, Kurt Cobain’s Image

The family feud continues between Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain’s daughter Frances Bean. Love’s real troubles started when she lost control of her daughter…

05/03/2012

(CBS)

South Bay Illegal Immigrants Re-Arrested Shortly After Jail Release

Dozens of illegal immigrants recently released from jail in Santa Clara County have been re-arrested by federal immigration officials.

12/20/2011

Local leaders and former members of the military hold a banner during a news conference marking the end of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' on homosexuals in the military, September 20, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Advocates Celebrate End Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Military Policy

After years of debate over the ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy preventing gays from serving openly in the military, the Bay Area activists who led the campaign to repeal it are finally able to celebrate.

09/20/2011

Shane Vereen #34 of the California Golden Bears runs for a touchdown against Aaron Hester #21 of the UCLA Bruins in the first half at California Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Expanding Pac-10 To Launch TV Network In 2012

The TV contract, which will begin with the 2012-13 season, combined with the Pac-12 Network will allow the conference to air every football and men’s basketball game.

CBS San Francisco–05/04/2011

Stanford Football

Expanding Pac-10 Signs Record $3 Billion TV Deal

The Pac-10 agreed to a 12-year television contract with Fox and ESPN on Tuesday worth about $3 billion, allowing the conference to quadruple its media rights fees and start its own network.

CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011