Entries by Deirdre Ruscitti

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SF Nonprofit Makes Comeback

By Deirdre Ruscitti, Jul 4, 2010 9:58 AM

One of the Bay Area's oldest nonprofits is back from the brink.

New management at the San Francisco Economic Opportunity Council has pulled the organization back from the edge of dissolution and allowed the group to continue its mission of helping low-income San Franciscans.

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Education Unites Black and Asian Parents in Bayview

By Deirdre Ruscitti, Jun 26, 2010 11:37 AM

Despite recent incidents of violence between Asians and blacks, the two communities have found an issue they can agree on: education. This was evident last Friday when Asian and black parents in Bayview-Hunters Point joined together in a rally for neighborhood schools, writes Lee Hubbard for the Oakland Post.

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Russia Plans Its Own Silicon Valley

By Deirdre Ruscitti, Jun 17, 2010 10:10 AM

In a Moscow suburb called Skolkovo, a Russian technology hub is being built. And if all goes according to plan, it's going to look a lot like Silicon Valley.