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There were few charitable causes that didn’t catch the eye — and heartstrings — of the late Yvonne Sangiacomo, who died in January. This ebullient San Francisco native…

In the quest to build a new, improved museum for San Francisco’s Italian Americans, Paola Bagnatori aims to raise $25 million to fulfill her dream of moving the Museo …

Talking to Lydia Chavez about Mission Local can remind even the most jaded journalist why they got into the field in the first place. The founder and executive editor …

They might not be a household name beyond the Bay Area, and the family’s story — a spectacular Silicon Valley success story that started with a marriage in Italy, migr…

When Amy Wender-Hoch was growing up in New York City, sometimes she felt a little different. She was, as a Dallas Cowboys fan in New York Giants country. Her father, w…

Brian Cahill, an expert in cops and suicide, illustrated by Olivia Wise. When you’re in trouble, police officers often risk their lives to help you. But who helps them…

The Organizing and Leadership Academy’s goal is to train future grassroots leaders through an intensive four-month fellowship, granting those who qualify a monthly sti…

Richard Blum’s American Himalayan Foundation supports vital programs in Nepal and Bhutan that fulfill a dizzying array of needs, from stemming the trafficking of young…