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Toy Drives, Opportunities for Giving, Still Happening Today

December 24, 2013 | 10:43 am

Toy Drives, Opportunities for Giving, Still Happening Today

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There’s still time to donate a toy — and more — for children and families to enjoy on the holiday.

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Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

December 17, 2013 | 7:44 am

Drop in Food Bank Donations, Cold Snap, Hurt Bay Area Poor and Homeless

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Donations are low, demand is high at regional food banks; the cold snap’s long-term impact on the poor.

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As Need Increases at Food Banks, Donations Are Dropping

November 26, 2013 | 6:18 pm

As Need Increases at Food Banks, Donations Are Dropping

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Bay Area food banks are falling short on Thanksgiving this year.

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Interest Groups Rain Money on California Democrats

May 16, 2013 | 8:53 am

Interest Groups Rain Money on California Democrats

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by Lance Williams and Agustin Armendariz, Center for Investigative Reporting When they needed political money – to make donations urged by Speaker John A. Pérez and to pay for their 2012 campaigns – Democrats in the California Assembly turned to interest groups with a big stake in state government decisions, a Center for Investigative Reporting […]

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Park Donors Feel Betrayed, Want Money Back

October 2, 2012 | 11:56 am

Park Donors Feel Betrayed, Want Money Back

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Katharine Mieszkowski, The Bay Citizen Donors in the South Bay, angry over state mismanagement of park funds, are demanding the return of hundreds of thousands of dollars they gave to keep Northern California’s largest state park operating. The Coe Park Preservation Fund, based in Scotts Valley, donated $279,000 earlier this year to prevent the closure […]

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