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Salinas standouts enjoy run, get advice - 11/28/13

For nearly 40 high school runners, Monday afternoon was a chance to take part in a light run while listening to a former standout give some advice about the future.

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Time for ordinary people to invest in Oakland youth - 11/28/13

This year, one grant provided critical matching funding to an amazing effort led by the Good Tidings Foundation, with help from the Golden State Warriors and Oakland Office of Parks and Recreation.

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Enthusiastic crowd greets Giants' Jeremy Affeldt in Modesto - 6/21/13

It had all the makings of a big-time ballgame: a sparkling field, the smell of hot dogs and even an actual major-leaguer.

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Jeremy Affeldt Junior Giants Field to be dedicated in Modesto this Friday - 6/19/13

As baseball season heats up, Good Tidings and the Giants Community Fund continues to do their part to keep at-risk youth running the bases this summer.

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Buster Posey Field in Los Banos - 6/12/13

Good Tidings Foundation, the Giants Community Fund, Toyota and Buster Posey came together to help the Los Banos Junior Giants with a baseball field renovation.

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Sabathia's foundation honors late cousin with new hoops court - 6/11/13

According to local folklore, Demetrius Davis was one of the nicest guys around - until he set foot on the basketball court.

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CC Sabathia dedicates basketball court to deceased cousin - 6/10/13

A West Coast trip never passes without CC Sabathia visiting some part of his hometown of Vallejo where the seeds for a major-league career were sown.

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Renovated Los Banos PAL Junior Giants Field to be Dedicated - 5/24/13

On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, representatives of the Giants Community Fund, Toyota dealers, the Good Tidings Foundation and the Los Banos Police Activities League will gather to dedicate the Los Banos PAL Junior Giants Field at the 7th Street Park in Los Banos. 

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Giants help renovate Enslen baseball field in Modesto - 5/17/13

Work is under way to give a Modesto ballpark a major face-lift.  The city of Modesto on Friday announced a partnership with Good Tidings and the San Francisco Giants Community Fund to renovate the field at Enslen Park.

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SF Business Times Spotlights Board Member Kim Popovits - 5/3/13

Kim Popovits is OK with spirited discussion and debate - even a little dissent - as Genomic Health Inc. explores issues around its expansion as a pioneer in the world of molecular diagnostics.

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Oakland A's and PG&E spruce up baseball diamond at Stenzel Park - 3/21/13

The City of San Leandro is receiving major league assistance from Good Tidings, the Oakland A's and PG&E for the renovation of a baseball field at Stenzel Park used by the Washington Manor Baseball Little League.

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Treasure Island Flea Benefits Good Tidings - 3/18/13

Good Tidings supporter Laura Elmore from Steel Confetti can help you decorate a mirror or frame with fun iconic tiles at the Treasure Island Flea to benefit Good Tidings.

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Oakland A's, PG&E upgrade San Leandro baseball field - 3/5/13

A baseball field at Stenzel Park is getting a $21,000 remodel and upgrade compliments of the Oakland A's, PG&E and Good Tidings Foundation.

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Big Nate Thurmond Center of Attention - 3/2/13

Official Good Tidings Spokesperson Nate Thurmond, featured in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Energize your field with PG&E and the A's 

The A's and PG&E have made a commitment to partner with The Good Tidings Foundation to refurbish two local sports fields for the 2013 baseball and softball season. 

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Good Tidings focuses on art and athletics for K-12 age groups - 12/30/12

Youths from low-income families are getting exposed to art, athletics and education — and are also fulfilling their dreams — thanks to the San Francisco-based Good Tidings Foundation.

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Klay Thompson Takes Eastside Prep Girls Basketball Team Holiday Shopping - 11/21/12

Golden State Warriors Guard Klay Thompson teamed up with local children's charity Good Tidings Foundation to provide the Eastside College Preparatory School Girls Basketball Team with food and equipment this holiday season.

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Fine places to play - That's Good Tidings - 9/23/12

Since its inception in 1995, the Good Tidings Foundation has worked to refurbish playgrounds and courts all around Northern California. On Saturday, the nonprofit celebrated its 100th completed project, the baskeetball courts at Oakland's Brookdale Park. 

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City Dedicates Brandon Jennings Court - 7/18/12

Hub City residents came to Tragniew Park with smiles on their faces on Friday, July 13, as the city premiered its newly renovated basketball court with a celebration featuring a free basketball skills clinic, music and lunch.

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LeRoy Neiman Art Center in Watsonville celebrates 10 years - 5/6/12

The 4th art center built by Good Tidings Foundation at Amesti School in Watsonville, CA will celebrate its 10th anniversary on May 10, 2012.  Thousands of students have learned at the LeRoy Neiman Art Center.

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CoreMedia plans benefit concert for Good Tidings Foundation - 3/9/12

Platinum recording artist O.A.R. has signed on for an invitation-only charity event on May 24 in Manhattan to mark the 20th Anniversary of CoreMedia Systems, Inc. Proceeds from sponsors of the event will benefit the Good Tidings Foundation.

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Vallejo baseball field renamed for Yankees pitcher, native son - 1/28/12

When Vallejo High's Principal Clarence Isadore declared Friday "CC Sabathia Day" at his high school, students wanted to make sure he gave the Yankees pitcher one clear message.

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West Oakland kids enjoy new summer camp - 7/29/11

The Oakland A's joined forces with police and Good Tidings Foundation to change summertime for some West Oakland kids with a new summer camp.

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Together We Can Court Unveiling - 7/13/11

The Warriors teamed up with D.W. Morgan and the Good Tidings Foundation to unveil the newly refurbished Together We Can Basketball Court in West Oakland on July 13.

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Legendary Mosswood Park courts refurbished - 5/25/11

OAKLAND -- The basketball courts at Mosswood Park are legendary, a playground where some of the best players in the game came to play pickup basketball.

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Redwood High student produces fundraising concert for Tijuana orphanage - 5/17/11

Jacob Skaggs has a heart for the children of Casa de la Esperanza orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico. To help them, he is producing a Mexican dinner and concert on Sat., May 21, in Corte Madera.

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Joe Lacob Court Unveiling - 4/27/11

Students at Alameda's Haight Elementary School are now enjoying a beautiful new basketball court at the school's playground.

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Public Service Academy 'Shows Off' - 4/15/11

The mood was festive in Clayton Valley High's small gym Thursday for the annual Public Service Academy Showcase.

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Pavelski Helps Fund Hockey Court - 9/21/10

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski united with the Sharks Foundation and the Good Tidings Foundation to build a street hockey court at Franklin Elementary School in San Jose.

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Warriors' Lee hits the ground running - 7/29/10

New Warriors power forward David Lee spent much of Wednesday, his first full day in the Bay Area since being traded here last month, shaking hands despite the splint on his dislocated right middle finger.

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Giants, Cain dedicate Junior Giants field - 6/15/10

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Matt Cain has led the Giants in wins, been named an All-Star and is widely regarded as one of the best young starting pitchers in the game.

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Stone named female scholar-athlete of year - 5/8/10

Ursuline senior Michelle Stone, one of the state's top pole vaulters, has been named the CIF/Farmers Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Olympic gold medalist to lead AT&T Park stair-climb - 3/21/10

Kerri Walsh, an Olympic gold medalist from Santa Clara, will lead climbers of all ages in a fundraising stadium stair-climb at 8 a.m. Sunday at AT&T Park. Participants can walk, jog or run the stairs and enjoy lunch afterward.

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NAACP names Stockton native to board - 3/1/10

STOCKTON - Born and raised in Stockton, Zephanii Smith cut her teeth on community activism in her hometown on the way to her recent swearing in as a member of the NAACP's national board of directors.

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Francisco Middle School goes to Art - 2/1/10

Francisco Middle School has a very active Gifted and Talented Education Program. Our latest count shows that we have 82 GATE-identified students, out of a total population of around 650. There are also a number of referrals pending to identify many more gifted students.

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CC gives back to old Little League field - 1/30/10

NEW YORK -- The baseball diamond that launched CC Sabathia's career looked nothing like the ace might have remembered it on the sunniest afternoons of his youth, having fallen into extreme disrepair over the years.

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A's Field Partnerships

In September 2007 the A's in partnership with the Good Tidings Foundation took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the A's renovation of Washington High School's (WHS) baseball and softball fields in Fremont.

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DeMarillac Academy Participates in Art Classes - 10/1/09

At a time when schools across the nation are downsizing art programs, De Marillac Academy is incorporating additional art into the school curriculum and our students' lives.

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Adonal Foyle Court Video - 8/28/09

KTOP news coverage of KLF's Oakland Court Refurbishment Project (15 mins)

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Johnson pitches in with Junior Giants field - 8/11/09

SAN FRANCISCO -- Randy Johnson represented the Giants on the field Tuesday morning for the first time since early July. But he was christening a sparkling new diamond in his native Livermore, not pitching off the mound at AT&T Park.

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Selma Olinder Field - 11/24/03

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Three years ago, Juan Reyes, a police officer in San Jose and a commissioner for the San Jose Police Athletic League affiliate of Junior Giants, had a vision.

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