Gov. Newsom Poised To Sign Bill That Keeps Foreclosed Homes In Hands Of ResidentsSB 1079, titled "Homes for Homeowners, Not Corporations," would give tenants, families, housing nonprofits and local governments first dibs on foreclosed properties before corporations.
Santa Clara Co. Non-Profits Can Get $1000 Grants For Meals To Feed People In NeedLocal nonprofits can apply for $1,000 mini-grants that will help them rent permitted commercial kitchens to prepare charitable meals. Organizations may submit up to three applications for up to $1,000.
Nonprofits Sue San Jose Over Google's 'Mega-Campus'Two nonprofit groups filed a public records lawsuit against San Jose alleging a lack of transparency in the city’s dealings with Google for a new “mega-campus” near Diridon Station.
Oakland Paying Nonprofits $340K To Enforce Worker, Tenant LawsThe Oakland City Council is asking for outside help enforcing its minimum-wage and tenant-protection laws.
Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014's Top Philanthropic GiversOut of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual Philanthropy 50 list.
California Bill To Strip Boy Scouts Of Tax Break StallsA bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization's refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.
Community Corner: Eating Out For CharityA locally-based program allows participants to help their favorite charities, simply by dining out.
About The Bay: San Francisco Teens Impress With Real World ProjectsWhile a majority of high school students tend to be consumed with homework, sports or teenage romance, these teens were setting their sights on the world - literally.