A federal judge has granted preliminary approval to a deal that would compensate former NFL players for concussion-related claims.
The Palo Alto company has more than 6,000 employees and 5 percent are currently American military veterans.
California voters handily approved ballot measures Tuesday requiring that local governments pay the cost of making their records and meetings public and redirecting $600 million in bond money to provide housing for low-income veterans.
Hundreds of veterans turned out at a major job fair in Silicon Valley on Thursday, where many high-tech employers were looking to hire former military members.
You might be surprised, but it’s Memorial Day (not Thanksgiving or Christmas) that’s the busiest day of the year for St. Anthony’s Dining Hall to serve free meals to thousands who wait in line in San Francisco’s Tenderloin.
This week’s Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn’t begin to describe their special relationship.
BART announced on it is renewing a program offering free transit tickets to certain military personnel who are on leave or returning from active combat in dangerous war zones.
The most recent homeless count in Alameda County shows 12 percent of the homeless are veterans. It’s a troubling statistic, and one that this week’s Jefferson Award winner is committed to changing.
Sony Pictures and some of the nation’s biggest theater chains will allow members of the military and their guests to see “White House Down” for free…
Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner called on Gov. Jerry Brown Monday to support spending provisions recently approved by state legislators that would provide $6 million to reduce the long backlog of veterans’ benefit claims in California.