No, Facebook Is Not Giving Away Millions To Random People For Sharing PostA urban legend following news about Facebook CEO's Mark Zuckerberg's pledge to give away most of his fortune has plenty of people copying and pasting in the hope of landing a chunk of that fortune.
Hidden Cash Giveaway Returns With Valentine's Day TwistThe folks behind the elusive cash giveaway game want to give away more money, but this time, it won’t be quite so random.
California Lottery Offering Chance To Win French Laundry Meal With ScratchersThe California Lottery may be targeting a higher class of player by offering players a chance to win a weekend culinary experience that includes a meal at Northern California's most renowned restaurant.
49er Food Vendor Giving Away Popcorn, Free Tickets In Downtown San FranciscoThe main food vendor for Levi’s Stadium is giving away ‘golden tickets’ inside free popcorn at the San Francisco Ferry Building, Union Square and The Embarcadero Center Friday.
A's To Go Ahead With T-Shirt Giveaway Honoring Traded-Away CespedesThe Oakland Athletics will go ahead with a planned T-shirt day promotion this weekend honoring outfielder All-Star Yoenis Cespedes, hours after the team announced he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.
San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes Of Pot In Ballot Referendum EffortMedical marijuana advocates are hoping to get voters fired up about saving the industry in San Jose by offering free pot for signing a petition.
Sacred Heart Backpack Giveaway Sends San Jose Students To School With Confidence Parents from low-income families lined up in San Jose Friday morning to register their kids for a free backpack giveaway.
Scavenger Hunts Attracts Stoners And Techies With Cannabis, Bitcoin Hidden GiveawaysThe hidden cash treasure hunt that's become popular around the Bay Area is going digital, with a little something for marijuana enthusiasts, too.
Phil Matier: Expiring Law Sets Up New Needle Giveaway Battle In CaliforniaIt's long been a public health debate about whether it's good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.
Concord PD Gives Out Wheel Locks To Deter Auto TheftThe Concord Police Department began offering free anti-theft wheel-lock clubs Tuesday to its residents that own cars of specific makes.
Phillies Go Ahead With Hunter Pence Bobblehead Night Despite Giants TradeBaseball fans will jam the ballpark Tuesday night to receive a Hunter Pence bobblehead, but it won't be at San Francisco's AT&T Park. It will be at Philadelphia's Citizen's Bank Park, where Pence played until the Phillies traded him to the Giants last month.
San Jose Parents Camp Out For Free School Backpacks, SuppliesWith the new school year just around the corner, dozens of San Jose parents camped out overnight outside a community center hoping for free school backpacks for their children.
San Jose Thanksgiving Giveaway Is, Sadly, A BlockbusterNeedy families and the homeless lined up around the block as volunteers at Sacred Heart Community Service handed out thousands of holiday food boxes Monday, more than the organization has ever tried to distribute before.