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The California Office of Traffic

Did you know that three seconds of texting while driving at 65 mph is equal to driving 100 yards, or the length of a football field, blindfolded? The California Office of Traffic Safety encourages you to limit your behind-the-wheel distractions. It’s Not Worth It.

You’ll always remember your first best friend, your first moments of independence, and your first taste of s’mores cooked over an open fire. It was all at camp and you can’t wait for your kids to experience it. But going to camp sometimes isn't an option for the kids who could possibly use it most: California’s nearly 60,000 foster kids. Doesn’t every child deserve to go to camp? With your help, they can. KOIT and Sleep Train present: Camp Sweet Dreams. Grant a foster child’s dream for as little as ten dollars.
Senior Smiles Health Fair Provides Free Services to Seniors
Saturday, April 12th
Oral health is important at every age. That’s why University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is inviting all adults, ages 55 and older, to its Senior Smiles Health Fair on Saturday, April 12th from 9am to noon. Seniors will receive FREE dental health and wellness services including denture screenings and oral cancer screenings. The Senior Smiles Health Fair will also offer blood glucose testing, hearing screenings, refreshments and more. Participants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Senior Smiles Health Fair will be located at the Dugoni School of Dentistry at 2155 Webster Street in San Francisco from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 12th. For more information, click here.
Zombie Blood Drive
Saturday, April 12th

Zombie Mobb MC and Crazy Apes MC is hosting the Zombie Blood Drive on Saturday, April 12th at 10am to 4pm. There will be a blood drive, zombie contest with prizes, vendors and much more! The event will be at Harley Davidson in San Jose, 1551 Parkmoor Ave.
Autism Answers Fundraiser THIS Weekend
Saturday, April 19th

Autism Answers will be hosting a fundraiser with Barnes & Noble on April 19th at the Barnes & Noble store in Emeryville, CA and also online. Special guest speaker Ryan Hendrix, author of The Incredible Flexible You. For every eligible item listed below that is purchased online at Barnes & Noble on behalf of Autism Answers, Barnes & Noble contributes up to 12% of the purchase price back to us. Click here for more details.

Wednesday, April 23rd

Jobseekers will find plenty of South Bay employment opportunities at Silicon Valley’s HIREvent on Wednesday, April 23rd from noon to 4pm. This FREE event is a unique chance to kick start spring by meeting face to face with South Bay employers who are eager to hire.  Attendees should be prepared to make a good first impression and plan extra time for free one-on-one resume evaluations from employment experts. Silicon Valley’s HIREvent is Wednesday, April 23rd from noon to 4pm at the Doubletree Hotel, in San Jose at 2050 Gateway Place. Visit or call 1-888-THE-JOBS (1-888-843-5627) for more information.
Better Business Bureau
Saturday, April 26th
Your Better Business Bureau is Hosting an Identity Protection Event. The first rule is: If you don’t need it, destroy it – responsibly, protect your identity.  BBB is going to help you. On Saturday, April 26th, Better Business Bureaus across the nation will host BBB “Secure Your ID” Day’s. Your BBB in partnership with Office Depot|Max and DataSafe will be offering FREE on-site document shredding plus tips to protect your identity – online and off. Bring your 5 bankers boxes or 5 grocery bags to Office Depot in Emeryville from 10am to 2pm in rain or shine. Office Depot in Emeryville is located at 3535 Hollis Street. For more information, click here or call your BBB at 510 844-2000.

Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Invitational
Monday, April 28th

The Biletnikoff Foundation, a Bay Area non-profit aiding teenagers with recovery from violence, drugs and alcohol, announced the much-anticipated Fred Biletnikoff Hall of Fame Golf Invitational.  This 10th Annual Invitational is filled with the best of the Oakland Raiders players and supporters, set to take place on April 28th, at the Ruby Hill Golf Club in Pleasanton. Click here to register and for more details.

Saturday, May 3rd
Have you heard about KARA? KARA provides grief support services for children, adults, and organizations throughout the Bay Area – with a vision to see people of all ages supported on their journey through grief so they can move toward renewed hope and meaning.  Please join us for KARA’s Annual Fundraiser, Go Retro!, on Saturday afternoon, May 3rd at the Lucie Stern Community Center in Palo Alto. You will enjoy live entertainment, great food and drink, and have the chance to participate in live and silent auctions. Your support helps sustain KARA’s crucial programs and services. Click here for all the details, or call 650-321-5272!

FESCO’s 17th Annual Shelter Shuffle Walkathon
Saturday, May 3rd

On any given night, there are over 1700 homeless children in Alameda County. What if YOU had the opportunity to do something about it? Well, you do! Join hundreds of walkers as they take a step toward ending family homelessness, Saturday, May 3rd at San Leandro Marina Park. Walk as an individual or as a team in this family-friendly, dog-friendly walk along the beautiful paths of the San Leandro Marina Park. Registration/Check in starts at 9am. Click here to register online and get more info.

11th Annual Golf Tournament 
Monday, May 5th

Play a major role in the life of a student! Peralta Colleges Foundation is hosting its 11th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, MAy 5th at Sequoyah Country Club on Oakland. The event will be held at 4550 Heafy Rd. For more information. click here

Thursday, May 8th

Join TNDC at the Westin St. Francis on Thursday, May 8th for dinner, dancing and a heartwarming program at its 33rd Birthday Dinner as they celebrate their history of providing affordable housing and support services. For more info, click here.

Tie Silicon Valley
Friday, May 16th
Tie Silicon Valley is a network of entrepreneurs and professionals of silicon valley, CA. Every year come May 16th, Tie hosts its annual flagship conference for entrepreneurs called TiEcon. This event will be at the Santa Clara Convention Center located at 5001 Great America PKWY in Santa Clara.TiEcon 2014’s goal of fostering entrepreneurship is expected to attract thousands of visitors from all over the world and Tie's 61 chapters located across 17 countries. For more information, click here. 

Wishes in Wine Country
Saturday, May 17th

Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area’s Wishes in Wine Country event is Saturday, May 17th, from 2:30pm-9pm, at Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards, 4401 Slusser Road in Windsor. It features gourmet food and wine from over 30 local restaurants and wineries. For more information, call 415-982-9474 or click here.

Cantor Arts Center
NOW through August 17th

Now at the Cantor Arts Center: breathtaking conservation photography of Yosemite, the Columbia River, Oregon, and other parts of the northern Pacific Coast. The exhibition is titled “Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums” and is open through August 17th. Cantor is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 11am to 5pm and until 8pm on Thursday evenings. Admission is FREE. Click here for more info.