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"May The 4Th Be With You" It's The Unofficial 'Star Wars' Day

Many fans of the George Lucas created series of blockbuster films are celebrating this Saturday as the unofficial "Star Wars" Day, or rather as fans would say "May The Fourth Be With You"
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Marc Benioff speaks during the Fortune Global Forum - Day2 at the Fairmont Hotel on November 3, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images for Fortune)

San Francisco Billionaire Gives $30 Million To Study Homelessness

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and his wife Lynne are donating $30 million to UCSF to research the causes and potential solutions for homelessness.
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Oprah Winfrey arrives at THR's Empowerment in Entertainment Gala at Milk Studios on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Oprah Winfrey Gets Emotional at Hollywood Empowerment Event

Winfrey may have been the main honoree at The Hollywood Reporter's inaugural Empowerment in Entertainment luncheon...
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Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference Keynote Speaker Chetna Gala Sinha (Photo credit: Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio)

Founder of First Indian Rural Bank Speaks at PBWC in San Francisco

A social activist who created India’s first rural bank for woman is sharing her story with KCBS Radio. Reporter Carrie Hodousek spoke with Chetna Gala Sinha, one of the keynote speakers at the Professional BusinessWomen of California Conference in San Francisco.
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Diamond is reunited with Vanny Nguyen (Photo credit: Jennifer Hodges/KCBS Radio)

Stolen South Bay Dog Reunited With It's Owners

The owners of a dog stolen in North San Jose were desperate to find their pet. Posting signs and covering their car in fliers. KCBS Radio reporter Jennifer Hodges says their efforts paid off as the dog has been reunited with its family.
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Taraji P. Henson, Gigi Hadid Give Emotional Remarks at Variety Honors

Henson teared up as she discussed suicide rates among young black people. Gigi Hadid did the same as she spoke about the fate of the Rohingya people in refugee camps in Bangladesh.
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"Avengers: Endgame" cast members, Paul Rudd, from left, Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Robert Iger, Brie Larson, Chris Hemsworth and Jeremy Renner appear at an event announcing the Universe Unites Charity at Disney California Adventure Park on Fri

'Avengers' Help Unveil $5 Million Donation For Seriously Ill Children

Some of Marvel's top Avengers have assembled to support a $5 million donation to benefit seriously ill children in hospitals around the globe.
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ARF Breaks Ground On Pets & Vets Center In Walnut Creek (Photo credit: Carrie Hodousek/KCBS Radio)

ARF Breaks Ground On Pets & Vets Center In Walnut Creek

A new pets and vets center is coming to Walnut Creek. Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation broke ground on the $18 million dollar facility Tuesday. KCBS Radio's Carrie Hodousek says the expansion will allow more veterans to be paired with a rescued service dog.
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In this Dec. 12, 2018 file photo, Laverne Cox poses at the nominations announcement for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Actress Laverne Cox To Discuss Gender Equity at Harvard

Cox is scheduled to speak at a conference on gender equality, Tuesday at Harvard University in Cambridge.
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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West

Kanye West Sells Shoes at 'Lemonade Stands' For Charity

Several Mid-West cities were the cites where Hip Hop star Kanye West sold some of his rare 'Yeezy' line of sneakers via lemonade stands, all for charity.
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