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School District Project Wins Statewide Recognition

West Contra Costa Unified School District’s Full Services Community Schools has earned a prestigious 2014 Golden Bell Award in the School Climate category from the California School Boards Association (CSBA), it was recently announced.
Francesca Vietor, Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement with The San Francisco Foundation. Photo courtesy of SFF.

Francesca Vietor of The San Francisco Foundation Attends White House Roundtable

The San Francisco Foundation’s Program Director for Environment, Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Francesca Vietor, recently attended the White House Green Infrastructure Leadership Roundtable to discuss sustainability with senior officials from agencies such as the [...]
Chevron and DonorsChoose.org partnered to recognize teacher Kelly Fimbres of Peres Elementary School and her second grade class. Pictured: Mrs. Fimbres, Andrea Bailey (Chevron), Mike Wirth (Chevron) and Carolina Martin (DonorsChoose.org) with the second grade students at Peres Elementary.

Chevron and DonorsChoose.org Partner at Peres Elementary School

Kelly Fimbres, who has been teaching for 10 years at Peres Elementary School in Richmond, thinks outside the box when it comes to her students. Over the years she has used DonorsChoose.org to fund over [...]
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Officer Bradley A. Moody Memorial Underpass Project

The City of Richmond’s Bradley A. Moody Memorial Underpass Project involves the construction of a roadway underpass on Marina Bay Parkway between Meeker Avenue and Regatta Boulevard. The project is designed to resolve long-standing access [...]
A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco for Jennifer Laude, the 26-year old transgender Filipina woman allegedly killed by a Marine in the Philippines.

Protesters Call for Justice for Transgender Filipina Allegedly Killed by Marine

On Wednesday evening, around 100 people gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipina woman who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine in the [...]
Senator Bernie Sanders marches with nurses in Oakland today demanding more effective and immediate response by hospitals and the federal government in the face of the global Ebola threat.

Senator Sanders, Nurses March Against Ebola

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders marched with Kaiser Permanente nurses, members of National Nurses United, today calling for the federal government and hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely [...]