Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office Buys Drug-Testing Machine With State GrantThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has received a $408,853 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to buy a liquid chromatography mass spectrometer enabling testing to detect drugs in prospective DUI cases, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday.
$600,000 Grant To Help Combat Hunger In BerkeleyThe Berkeley Food Network and the Alameda County Community Food Bank announced Tuesday that they received a total of $600,000 in grants from the philanthropic arm of the pharmaceutical company Bayer to combat hunger in Berkeley.
$7.5M Federal Grant Awarded For Contra Costa Autonomous Vehicle ProjectsThe U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration projects as part of an Automated Driving System pilot program in the East Bay.
Bay Area Clean Vehicle Program Will Pay Low-Income Residents To Swap Out Their Old CarsLow-income residents of certain Bay Area neighborhoods can get help to replace their old cars with clean air vehicles thanks to a new grant program administered by the region’s air district.
Marine Institute Blocked From Beach Restoration Project By Government AgencyA non-profit group in Redwood City wants to clean up its local beach but the organization is being met with roadblocks.
$1 Million Federal Grant Will Help Study Of Transgender KidsThe first large-scale, national study of transgender children, including some as young as 3, is poised to expand thanks to a five-year, $1 million grant awarded Thursday by the National Science Foundation to the professor leading the project.
Google Gives Mountain View Library $98K Grant For BookmobileLibrary officials in Mountain View announced they have received a $98,000 grant from Google to pay for bookmobile services.
$1 Million Grant Could Lead To Refurbishment Of Old U.S MintAn historic San Francisco landmark received a major infusion of money Tuesday that city officials hope will lead to a major renovation.
CA Grants $3.2 Million To Make Central Valley Tap Water Uranium-FreeDozens of families at a Central California mobile-home park will get tap water free of dangerous levels of uranium thanks to a state grant.
Bay Area Couple's African Safari Becomes A Prison Nightmare After They're Accused Of PoachingA Peninsula couple on safari in Africa ended up in a Tanzanian prison, facing a 20-year sentence for poaching. After spending $60,000 on bribes and fines, they are home.
2 Bay Area Counties Among Recipients Of Grant To Test Rape Kit BacklogA grant from her counterpart in New York City will allow Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley to completely eliminate the county's rape kit backlog, O'Malley said in a statement Thursday.
Mattress Bounty Offered To Prevent Illegal Dumping In Alameda CountyA pilot program in Alameda County will place a bounty on unwanted mattresses to encourage that they get recycled rather than illegally dumped.
'I Can't Breathe' Protests, Oscar Grant Memorial Planned In Bay Area For New Year's EveNot everyone will be counting down to a midnight celebration in the Bay Area Wednesday night.
San Francisco State University Awarded $17 Million Grant To Improve Biomedical Research DiversityThe National Institutes of Health has awarded San Francisco State University a $17 million grant to work on improving diversity in the field of biomedical research.
$2 Million Grant To Go Towards Oakland Police Gun Tracking And Criminal Rehab Efforts Oakland police announced a $2 million grant to bolster what they say are proven violence reduction strategies since crime is down this year compared to last.