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Salvation Army Denies It’s Anti-Gay After LGBT Website Surfaces Controversial Internal Documents

The Salvation Army, widely known for its homeless shelters, thrifts stores and holiday bell ringers, has many LGBT advocates thinking twice about dropping coins into those red tin coffers.

12/18/2014

Quake Cooks

San Francisco First Responders Compete In Cooking Contest With Quake-Limited Ingredients

San Francisco’s top emergency responders used simple ingredients in a cooking competition to show what can be done after a major quake when the cupboard is mostly bare.

10/17/2014

(CBS SF)

Salvation Army Distributes Water, Snacks, Meals To Firefighters Working Huge SF Fire

The Salvation Army has deployed a Disaster Response Team and a mobile kitchen to assist fire crews at the scene of a five-alarm building fire that broke out this afternoon in San Francisco’s Mission District.

09/04/2014

Workers dismantle the tower at the First Baptist Church in Vallejo on August 25, 2014. The church was damaged by a magnitude 6.0 quake that struck Napa County early on August 24, 2014. (Christin Ayers / CBS)

Vallejo Church That Was Red-Tagged Following Napa Earthquake Is Cleared By Inspectors To Reopen

The First Baptist Church reopened Tuesday after crews dismantled a portion of the church tower that inspectors feared would collapse.

08/27/2014

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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

(CBS)

Fresno Man Rewarded After Returning $125,000 That Fell From Armored Truck

A Salvation Army worker says he started crying and shaking after finding the money. He says he decided to report it to police after thinking of his coming grandchild.

05/30/2014

Two people were hurt in an apartment fire in Redwood City.  (CBS)

Plea For Help For Families Devastated By Fire In Redwood City

Redwood City officials were asking for the public’s help for families who lost everything in an apartment building fire in the unincorporated North Fair Oaks neighborhood last week.

05/18/2013

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Berkeley Students Push To Ban Salvation Army From Campus

The Associated Students of the University of California Senate unanimously passed a resolution in November calling for Salvation Army donation boxes to be removed from campus residence halls on grounds that the Christian organization discriminates against gays and lesbians.

12/13/2012

Boxes of Hostess Twinkies are ready for shipment at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park, Illinois, a suburb northwest of Chicago. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Vallejo Hostess Bakery Outlet Store Donates Bread As It Shuts Down

The only remaining Hostess Bakery Outlet in the Bay Area has been donating free bread to Vallejo non-profits as the store prepares to close its doors for good.

11/30/2012

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San Francisco Charities, Volunteers Serve Thousands Of Thanksgiving Meals

Volunteers began chopping, slicing and dicing at San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church early Thanksgiving morning in the Tenderloin where the church will serve more than 5,000 meals to the poor and homeless.

11/22/2012

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