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Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax
Under section 501(c), 527, or 4947(aXl) ofthe Internal Revenue Code (except black lung benefit trust or private foundation)
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Employer ldf!nUfication Number

Department of the Treesuv Internal Revenue Ser.ice

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of

thisretum satisfy to statereporting requirements,

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THE BAY AREA NEWS PROJECT DBA THE BAY CITIZEN 126 POST STREET #500 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94108
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FRAZIER

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H;a) Is ths a 9roep rettrn for affiliates?
H(b) ,Are all affrliates included'

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Briefly describe the organization's mission or most significant activities: _TB~ _Ml~~I.Qtl_O_f_W]_B_AX _C_IltZJ:M _Ill_ '!'_O __ _E.NBAN.cE. _Cl"\[t_C_.8.N.P_CO.MMUN_IIY ..NEW.S_ CQ'IlEEAGE_l..N_ TBE_ Sli.N_ EMNCr_S.CQ _BhY _ABEli,_ EQS1E.B,_ _

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7b Current Year

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O. 11,268,490.

89/927.
3,594.

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Grants and similar amounts paid (Part IX. column (A), lines 1·3). , . , , , , , .. , . , . , , , , , . , Benefits paid to or for members (Part IX, column (A), line 4), ' , , " . " ,. ' ." ," ,,, Salaries, olher compensation, employee benefits (Part IX, column (A), lines 5·10) , , , , b Total fundraisinq expenses (Part IX, column (D), line 25) ~

2,415,183. 1,214,202.

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16a Professional fundraising fees (Part IX, column (A), line 11e). , , .. , , , , , ,

414, 267 .
" Beginning of Current Year

17 18 19

Other expenses (Part IX, column (A), lines 11a-11d, 1lf·24f), " ,,"" ",.,.,',',." Total expenses, Add lines 13-17 (must equal Part IX, column (A), line 25) , .. , , . , " Revenue less expenses, Subtract line 18 from line 12.. , , , , , , ,. ,,",,'

3,629,385.

20 Total assets (Part X, line 16), , J'" 21 Total liabilities (Part X, line 26), , , , , , , , . , ' , , ., , "

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8,047,259.
314,633.

Net assets or fund balances, Subtract line 21 from line 20. , , , , , , , ' , , ' , ' , . , , , , . , , . , , , ,

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7,732,626.

PRESIDENT
p-eparer's name

& CEO
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Paid Preparer

DOUGLAS
Firm's name

W. REGALIA
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Firm's seeress

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REGALIA & ASSOCIATES, CPAS 103 TOWN& COUNTRYDR_, STE. DANVILLE, CA 94526

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May the IRS discuss this return with the pre arer shown above? (see instructions), BAA For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the separate instructions.

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III· I St~tement of Program Service Accomplishments
Check if Schedule 0 contains a response to any question in this Part III. '" .. .. . ..

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1 Briefly describe the organization's mission:

SEE SCHEDULE 0 ----~~~-~-~~--~---------~~---------------~-~~-~-~~~----------~--2 Did the organization undertake any significant program services during the year which were not listed on the prior Form 990 or 990·EZ? , .. . .. .. . . . .. . .. . . . . . . .. . .. .. . .. . If 'Yes,' describe these new services on Schedule O. Did the organization cease conductinq, or make significant changes in how it conducts, any program services? . .. If 'Yes,' describe these changes on Schedule O.

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Describe the exempt purpose achievements for each of the organization's three largest program services by expenses. secnon 501(c) (3) and 501(c)(4) organizations and section 4947(a)(1) trusts are required to report the amount of grants and allocations to others, the total expenses, and revenue, if any, for each program service reported.

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4e Total program sen/ice expenses

2, 981,160.
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Checklist

of Required Schedules
Yes No described '" required in section to complete 501 (c)(3) or 4947(a)(1) Schedule (other than a private foundation)? , (see instructions) to candidates If 'Yes,' complete ' I-'--f----'-X"-+ __

Is the organization Schedule A Is the organization

B, Schedule of Contributors?
activities

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Did the organization engage in direct or indirect political campaign for public office? If 'Yes: complete Schedule C, Part 1

on behalf of or in oppositlon or have a section

4 5 6

Section 501(c)(3) organizations. Did the organization engage in lobbying in effect during the tax year? If 'Yes, ' complete Schedule C, Part II
Is the organization a section 501 (c){4), 501 (c) (5) , or 501 (c)(6) organization assessments, or similar amounts as defined in Revenue Procedure 98·19?

activities,

501 (h) election

that receives membership dues, If 'Yes,' complete Schedule C, Part /11

Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds or any similar funds or accounts where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule D, Part I Did the organization receive or hold a conservation easement, including easements environment, historic land areas or historic structures? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule Did the organization complete Schedule to preserve D, Part II open space, the If 'Yes,'

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maintain

collections

of works of art, historical

treasures,

or other similar

assets?

Did the organization report an amount in Part X, line 21; serve as a custodian for amounts or provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services? Schedule D, Part IV Did the organization, directly or through a related organization, hold assets 'Yes,' complete Schedule 0, Part 11. ..•.•....••.••••.••..••..•.••••••.......••.•••••.•••.••....••...••••••.•.•••.... answer to any of the following report an amount questions or X as applicable.

not listed in Part X; If 'Yes,! complete
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in term, permanent, Schedule

or quasi-endowments?

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11 If the organization's a Did the organization D, Part Vi b Did the organization
assets reported

is 'Yes', then complete

0, Parts VI, VII, VIII, IX,
Schedule

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for land, buildings

and equipment

in Part X, line 10? If 'Yes,' complete

X X
X

report an amount for investmentsother securities in Part X, line 12 that is 5% or more of its total in Part X, line 16? If 'Yes, ' complete Schedule D, Part VII .

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11c l1d 11 e

c Did the organization
assets reported

report an amount for investmentsprogram related in Part X, line 13 that is 5% or more of its total in Part X, line 16? If 'Yes, ' complete Schedule D, Part VIII . . .

d Did the organization report an amount for other assets in Part X, line 15 that is 5% or more Of its total assets reported in Part X, line 16? If 'Yes, ' complete Schedule D, Part IX

X

e Did the organization f Did the organization's
the organization's

report an amount

for other liabilities

in Part X, line 25?

If 'Yes,' complete

Schedule

D, Part X

X X
X X
X X

separate or consolidated financial statements for the tax year include a footnote that addresses liability for uncertain tax positions under FIN 48 (ASC 740)? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule D, Part X .i~~~.~~~~~.n.t.~~~~~~~~i.~~~~~al.~~t:.~:.~ts. ~~~~e. ~.~

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b Was the organization included in consolidated, independent audited financial statements for the tax year? If 'Yes,' and if the organization answered 'No' to fine 12a, then completing Schedule 0, Parts XI, XII, and XIII is optional : .. 13
Is the organization a school described maintain an office, in section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii)?

If 'Yes,' complete SChedule E.
of the United States? "

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14a Did the organization b Did the organization
business,

employees,

or agents outside

have aQgregate revenues or expenses of more than $10,000 from grantmaking, fundraising, and program service activities outside the United States? If 'Yes, ' complete Schedule F, Parts I and IV.

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X X

15 16

Did the organization report on Part IX, column (A), line 3, more than $5,000 of grants or assistance or entity located outside the United States? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule F, Parts 1/ and IV

to

any organization

15
16 17 18 19 20 20b

Did the organization report on Part IX, column (A), line 3, more than $5,000 of aggregate grants or assistance individuals located outside the United States? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule F, Parts III and IV , column report a total of more than $15,000 of expenses for professional (A), lines 6 and 11e? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule G, Part I (see instructions) fundraising services

17 Did the organization 18 19

on Part IX, on Part VIII,

X
X X X

Did the organization report more than $15,000 total of fundraising lines 1 c and 8a? If 'Yes, ' complete Schedule G, Part tt. Did the organization complete Schedule

event gross income and contributions activities H

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.

G, Part 111
operate

report more than $15,000

of gross income from gaming If 'Yes,' complete

on Part VIII, line 9a? If 'Yes,' , .

20 a Did the organization

one or more hospitals?

Schedule

b If 'Yes' to line 20a, did the organization attach its audited financial statements to this return? Note. Some Form 990 filers that operate one or more hospitals must attach audited financial statements (see instructions)

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and organizations in the

Did the orga nization report more than $5,000 of grants and other assistance to governments United States on Part IX, column (A), line 1? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule I, Parts I and II Did the organization report more than $5,000 of grants and other assistance to individuals IX, column (A), line 2? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule I. Parts I and III . .. .. Did the organization and former officers, Schedule J.

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X
X

in the United States on Part .. .. . .. .. .. ..

answer 'Yes' to Part VII, Section A, line 3,4, or 5 about compensation of the organization's current directors, trustees, key employees, and highest compensated employees? If 'Yes.' complete have a tax-exempt bond issue with an outstandin~ .a~~~.~~~~~e~.~~: principal amount of more than $100,000 ~~ .t~~~u~~. "" "" as of

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24a Did the organization b Did the organization

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invest any proceeds

of tax-exempt

bonds beyond a temporary

period exception?

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Did the organization maintain any tax-exempt bonds?

other than a refunding

escrow at any time during the year to at any time during the year?

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act as an 'on behalf of issuer for bonds outstanding

25 a Section 50l(c)(3) and 501 (c)(4) organizations. Did the organization engage in an excess benefit transaction disqualified person during the year? If 'Yes.' complete Schedule L, Part I " b Is the organization
that the transaction Schedule L, Part I

with a

, 25a

X X
X

aware that it engaged in an excess benefit transaction with a disqualified person in a prior year, and has not been reported on any of the organization'S prior Forms 990 or 990·EZ? If 'Yes, 'complete

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Was a loan to or by a current or former officer, director, trustee, key employee, highly compensated employee, or disqualified person outstandi ng as of the end of the organization's tax year? If 'Yes, complete Schedule L, Part If. ..... Did the organization provide a grant or other assistance to an officer, director, trustee, key employee, substantial contributor, or a grant selection committee member, or to a person related to such an lndlvidual? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule L, Part Iff. Was the organization a party to a business instructions for applicable filing thresholds, transaction conditions, with one of the following and exceptions): parties (see Schedule

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a A current or former officer, director,
bA family member of a current Schedufe L, Part IV.

trustee,

or key employee? director, trustee,

If 'Yes,' complete Schedule L, Part IV. . _
or key employee?

X
X X X

or former officer,

If 'Yes,' complete

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c An entity of which a current or former officer, director, trustee, or key employee (or a family member thereof) was an officer, director, trustee, or direct or indirect owner? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule L, Part IV 29 Did the organization receive more than $25,000 in non-cash contributions? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule M 30 31
32 Did the organization receive contributions of art, historical contributions? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule M. Did the organization liquidate, terminate, or dissolve treasures, or other similar assets, or qualified Schedule conservation N, Part I

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,

X
X

and cease operations?

If 'Yes,' complete

31

Did the organization sell, exchange, Schedule N. Part II

dispose

of, or transfer

more than 25% of its net assets? from the organization

If 'Yes,' complete
sections

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X X

33
34 35

Did the organization own 100% of an entity disregarded as separate 301.7701-2 and 301.7701-3? If 'Yes,' complete Schedule R, Part I Was the organization line 1. Is any related related to any tax-exempt or taxable entity?

under Regulations

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organization

a controlled

If 'Yes,' complete Schedule R, Parts II, /II, IV, and V, _ . 34 X 35 entity within the meaning of section 512{b)(13)? I----If----I--'-;:__ X
from or engage in any transaction with a controlled if 'Yes,' complete Schedule R, Part V, line 2. entity

a Did the organization
within the meaning organization?

receive any payment of section 512(b)(13)?

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related

IRI No
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36 Section 501 (c)(3) organizations,
If 'Yes,' complete 37 38

Did the organization make any transfers to an exempt Schedule R, Part V. line 2 "

non-charitable

Did the organization conduct more than 5% of its activities treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes?

If 'Yes, ' complete

through

an entity that is not a related organization Schedule R, Part VI in Schedule

and that is

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Did the organization complete Schedule 0 and provide explanations Note, All Form 990 filers are required to complete Schedule 0

0 for Part VI, lines 11 and 19? ,

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1 a Enter the number b Enter the number

reported

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of Form 1096. Enter -0- if not applicable in line 1a. Enter -D·

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b If at least one is reported on line 2a, did the organization
Note. If the sum of lines 1a and 2a is greater 3 a Did the organization have unrelated business b If 'Yes' has it filed a Form 990·T for this year?

tax returns? ... , .. , , .....

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than 250, you may be required to e-tite. (see instructions) gross income of $1 ,000 or more during the yeari.. If 'No,' provide an explanation in Schedule 0,

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4a At any time during the calendar year, did the organization have an interest in, or a signature or other authority financial account in a foreign country (such as a bank account, securities account, or other financial account)? b If 'Yes,' enter the name of the foreign country: ~ -------------------------1 See instructions for filing requirements for Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Banl( and Financial 5a Was the organization b Did any taxable a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction ., at any time during the tax year? tax shelter transaction? , , Accounts. ,

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party notify the organization

that it was or is a party to a prohibited file Form 8886-T?

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c If 'Yes,' to line 5a or 5b, did the organization

6 a Does the organization have annual gross receipts that are normally greater than $100,000, solicit any contributions that were not tax deductible? ,
b If 'Yes,' did the or~anization not tax deductible 7 Organizations that include with every solicitation , deductible contributions an express statement under section 170(c).

and did the organization , or gifts were

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that such contributions ,

may

receive

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a Did Y,e orqanizanon receive a .payment servrces provided to the payor b If 'Yes,' did the organization

in excess of $75 made partly as a contribution , dispose of tangible , personal property

and partly for goods and '

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X X X X

notify the donor of the value of the goods or services provided?
or otherwise

c Did the organization
Form 8282? d If 'Yes,' indicate

sell, exchange, , receive during received received ,

for which it was required to file ' , ·1L._7:_d:=.IL._I benefit contract? , file Form 8899 benefit contract?

the number

of Forms 8282 filed during the year any funds, directly a contribution or indirectly, to pay premiums property, the year, pay premiums, of qualified , directly or indirectly, intellectual on a personal

e Did the organization

on a personal

f Did the organization, 9 If the organization
as required? h If the organization Form 1098·C?

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did the organization ,

a

contribution ,

of cars, boats, airplanes, ,

or other vehicles,

did the organization

file a .

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Sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds and section 509(aX3) supporting organizations. Did the supporting organization, or a donor advised fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year? '" , , , .. Sponsoring organizations maintaining donor advised funds. , .. , . .
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a Did the organization b Did the organization 10 Section 501(c)(7) receipts,

make any taxable distributions make a distribution Enter; included contributions Enter:

under section 4966?

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to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?
on Part VIII, line 12
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delegate control over management duties customarily performed by or under the direct supervision or trustees, or key employees to a management company or other person? make any significant become changes , or stockholders? stocldtotders, or other persons who may elect one or more members by members, stockholders, or other persons? during the year by of the to its governing documents , , , of the organization's assets? diversion

since the prior Form 990 was filed? have members have members,

aware during the year of a significant

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7 a Does the organization governing body? bAre 8 any decisions

7a
7b

of the governing

body subject

to approval

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Did the organization the following: a The governing b Each committee body?

contemporaneously

document

the meetings

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investment income and unrelated business taxable income (Jess section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975. See section 509{a)(2). (Complete Part III.) An organization organized and operated exclusively to test for public safety. See section 509(a}(4). An organization organized and operated exclusively for the benefit of, to perform the functions of, or carry out the purposes of one or more publicly supported organizations described in section 509(a)(I) or section 509(a)(2). See section 509(a)(3). Check the box !hat describes the type of supporting organization and complete lines I l e through II h.

0

unit described in section 170(b)(lXAXv). An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(bX1XAXvi). (Complete Part II.) A community trust described in section 170(b)(lXAXvi). (Complete Part II.)

a DType I b DType II c 0 Type III - Functionally integrated dO Type III - Other 0 other than foundation Imanagers and other than oneisornot controlled directly or indirectly by one or more in section 509(a)(I) Of By checking this box, certify that the organization disqualified persons more publicly supported organizations described section 509(a)(2). ~h~;k o~~~~~~.ti.~~ .r~.c~.i~~~_ ~.~~~~~~.~~~~~~_i~~tj.~n .~~~ .~~.I.~~. ~~~:~~.~~~~~ .1: .~~~~.I~ _~~

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Since August 17, 2006, has ijle organization accepted any gift or contribution from any of the following persons? A person who directly or indirectly controls, either alone or together with persons described in (ii) and (iii) below, the governing body of the supported organization? , _ . (ii) A family member of a person described in (i) above? _ _ " , _. _. (iii) A 35% controlled entity of a person described in (i) or (ii) above? , .. _ . Provide th e f ollowing information about the supported organization(s).
(i)
(i) Name of SJpported
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Total ': BAA For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990 or 990·EZ.

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010

Page 2

IPart ulSupport Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(bX1XA)(iv)and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
(Complete only if you checked the box on line 5, 7, or 8 of Part I or if the organization failed to qualify under Part III. If the organization fails to qualify under the tests listed below, please complete Part III.)

Section A. Public Su
Calendar year (or fiscal year beginning in) ... 1

ort
(a) 2006 (b) 2007 (c) 2008 (d) 2009 (e) 2010 (1) Total

Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received. (00 not include 'unusual grants.') ... 1-+ +--l +--'l::,.1::,.0;:,..::;:.5.::.0=..6-=4_:_7....:..+-=1:,.::1:.,,!,...::0:_::5:..,::0:..!, 2 Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on ~s behati ~---_~_----~---_ _+-----~-~-_-_~O~.~ 3 The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge .... I----:~------I-----____:_+------=-~---::-:---:-_~,--,----,---~O:....:.~ 4 Total. Add lines 1 through 3.. " O. O. 11050647. r--------:-_+-----~1-----~--~____:~~~~-_~~~~~~~~ 1l, 050,647. 5 The portion of total contributions by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) included on line 1 that exceeds 2% of the amount shown on line II, column (0··· r-~_----:~~-~____:~~~~~~~~_+____:~____:~~~~-~~_~----~O~.~ 6 Public support. Subtract line 5 from line 4 .

11,050,647.
(a) 2006 (b) 2007 (c) 2008 (d) 2009 (e) 2010 (1) Total

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7 Amounts from line 4 ...........
8 Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources ................ Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on .......... " ........ Other income. 00 not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets (Explain in Part IV.) ......................

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First five years. If the Form 990 is for the organization's first, second, third, fourth, or fifth tax year as a section 501 (C)(3) organization, check this box and stop here

Section C. Com utation of Public Su
14 15

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16a 33·113",{, upport test - 2010. If the organization did not check the box on line 13, and the line 14 is 33-113% or more, check this box s and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization. . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .... ..

0 b 33·1/3% support test - 2009. If the organization did not check a box on line 13 or 16a, and line 15 is 33·1/3% or more, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization. ' . . .. ... .. 0 0

17a 10%·facts-and·drcumstances test - 2010. If the organization did not check a box on line 13, 16a, or 16b, and line 14 is 10% or more, and if the organization meets the 'facts-and-circumstances' test, check this box and stop here. Explain in Part IV how the organization meets the 'facts-and-circumstances' test. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization b 10%·facts-and·circumstances test - 2009. If the organization did not check a box on line 13, 16a, 16b, or 17a, and line 15 is 10% or more, and if the organization meets the 'facts-and-circumstances' test, check this box and stop here. Explain in Part IV how the organization meets the 'facts-and-circumstances' test. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization. . . . . .. . . . .. 18 Private foundation. If the organization did not check a box on line 13, 16a, 16b, 17a, or 17b, check this box and see instructions .. BAA

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990·EZ) 2010

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IPart III

ISupport Schedule for Organizations

Described in Section 509(aX2)

Saction A Pu snIC Support

(Complete only if you checked the box on line 9 of Part I or if the organization failed to qualify under Part II. If the organization fails to qualify under the tests listed below, please complete Part II.)

.

Calendar ear(or fiscalyr beginningin) ~ y 1 Gifts, grants, contributions and membership fees received. (Do not include any 'unusual grants.') .......... 2 Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose ........... 3 Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513.. 4 Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf ..................... 5 The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge .... 6 Total. Add lines 1 through 5.... 7a Amounts included on lines 1, 2, and 3 received from disqualified persons ........... bAmounts included on lines 2 and 3 received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the amount on line 13 for the year ................... c Add lines 7a and 7b ........... 8 Public support (Subtract line 7c from line 6.)................

(a) 2006

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14 First ~ve years. If the Form 990 is for the organization's first. second, third, fourth, or fifth tax year as a section 501(c) (3)
organization, check this box and stop here

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17 Investment income percentage for 2010 (line 10c, column (f) divided by line 13, column (f)) . 18 Investment income percentage from 2009 Schedule A, Part III, line 17 . 19 a 33·1/3% support tests - 2010. If the organization did not check the box on line 14, and line 15 is more than 33-113%, and line 17

%
%

is not more than 33-1/3%, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization. . . .. . . . . .. .... b33·1f3% support tests -2009. If the organization did not check a box on line 14 or line 19a, and line 16 is more than 33-113%, and line 13 is not more than 33·1/3%, check this box and stop here. The organization qualifies as a publicly supported organization. . .. .... Private foundation. If the organization did not check a box on line 14, 19a, or 19b, check this box and see instructions ....

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BAA

Schedule A (Form 990 or 990-EZ) 2010

SCHEDULE D (Form 990)
Department 01 It'.!! Treasuy Internal Revenue Service Name of the organi2:atiOh

OMBNo.1545-0047

Supplemental Financial Statements
~ Complete if the organization answered 'Yes: to Form 990, Part IV,lines 6,7,8,9,10,11, or 12, ~ Attach to Fonn 990. ~ See separate instructions.

2010
OpEmloPublic Inspection
Employer identification number

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I Part

THE BAY AREA NEWS PROJECT DBA THE BAY CITIZEN

I I Organizations Maintaining Donor Advised Funds or Other Similar Funds or Accounts. Complete if the organization answered 'Yes' to Form 990, Part IV, line 6.
(a) Donor advised funds (b) Funds and other accounts

27-1707012

1 Total number at end of year.. __.... _. _. _.... 2 Aggregate contributions to (during year) _.... 3 Aggregate grants from (during year) _. _...... 4 Aggregate value at end of year. _. _.... _.... _

5 Did the organization inform all donors and donor advisors in writing that the assets held in donor advised
funds are the organization's property, subject to the organization's exclusive legal control?. _. _. _

_. _

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6 Did the organization inform all grantees, donors, and donor advisors in writing that grant funds can be

used only for charitable purposes and not for the benefit of the donor or donor advisor, or for any other purpose conferring impermissible private benefit? _. _ _. - _. _- _ _. _. _. _ _. _ _

Dyes

0

No

!Part II ! Conservation Easements. Complete if the organization answered 'Yes' to Form 990, Part IV, line 7.
1 Purpose(s) of conservation easements held by the organization (check all that apply).
Preservation of land for public use (e.g., recreation or education) Bpreservation of an historically important land area Protection of natural habitat Preservation of a certified historic structure Preservation of open space 2 Complete lines 2a through 2d if the organization held a qualified conservation contribution in the form of a conservation easement on the last day of th e tax year. ..: Held at the End of the Tax Year _. _... _... _. _...... _. _ 2a a Total number of conservation easements. .. _...... _... _. _............. _. _... _. _ 2b b Total acreage restricted by conservation easements ... ___. _. _. _. _. _...... '._........

§

c Number of conservation easements on a certified historic structure included in (a)_ . _. _. _......
d Number of conservation easements included in (c) acquired after 8/17/06, and not on a historic structure listed in the National Register _. __.......... _. _. ___... _. _..... _. __........ _. _...... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

2c
2d

Number of conservation easements modified, transferred, released, extinguished, or terminated by the organization during the tax year ~ _ Number of states where property subject to conservation easement is located ~ _ Does the organization have a written policy regarding the periodic monitoring, inspection, handling of violations, and enforcement of the conservation easements it holds? -_ " _. _.. , - _. _ , - . - _ _. - . - DYes Staff and volunteer hours devoted to monitoring, inspecting, and enforcing conservation easements during the year

0 No

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Amount of expenses incurred in monitoring, inspecting, and enforcing conservation easements during the year Does each conservation easement reported on line 2(d) above satisfy the requirements of section 170(h)(4)(B)(i) and section 170{h)(4)(B)(ii)?. - _.. _. -. _. _. - __ _.. - - _. _., -. -. _

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In Part XIV, describe how the organization reports conservation easements in its revenue and expense statement, and balance sheet, and include, if applicable, the text of the footnote to !he organization'S financial statements that describes the organization's accounting for conservation easements.

IPartlll!

Organizations Maintaining Collections of Art, Historical Treasures, or Other Similar Assets. Complete if the organization answered 'Yes' to Form 990, Part IV, line 8.

1a If the organization elected, as permitted under SFAS 116 (ASC 958), not to report in its revenue statement and balance sheet works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets held for pubtlc exhibition, education, or research in furtherance of public service, provide, in Part XIV, the text of the footnote to its financial statements that describes these items. b If the organization elected, as permitted under SFAS 116 (ASC 958), to report in its revenue statement and balance sheet works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets held for public exhibition, education, or research in furtherance of public service, provide the following amounts relating to these items: (i) Revenues included in Form 990, Part VIII, line 1. _ _. _ _ _ _. _ _. _. ~$ _ (ii) Assets included in Form 990, Part X _. _.,. __. _. _. _. _ _. _ _. _ _.. _ _. ~$ _ 2 If the organization received or held works of art, historical treasures, or other similar assets for financial gain, provide the following amounts required to be reported under SFAS 116 CASe 958) relating to these items: a Revenues included in Form 990, Part VIII, line 1 _. _. _. _ _. _. _ _. _ _. _ __ _. _. ~$ b Assets included in Form 990, Part X _ _.. _ _. _. _ __ ._ _.. _ _. _ _. _ _. _ $
TEEA33D1L 11115110

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BAA For Paperwork Reduction Act Notice, see the Instructions for Form 990.

Schedule D (Form 990) 2010

3

Using the organization's acquisition, accession, and other records, check any of the following that are a significant use of its collection items (check all that apply):

a
b c

§

Public exhibition Scholarly research

d e

D Loan or exchange programs D Other

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Preservation for future generations Part XIV.

4 Provide a description of the organization's collections and explain how they further the organization's exempt purpose in 5 During the year, did the organization solicit or receive donations of art, historical treasures, or other similar
assets to be sold to raise funds rather than to be maintained as part of the or anization's collection? . . . . . .. . . . . . .
Yes

No

Part IV Escrow and Custodial Arrangements. Complete if organization answered 'Yes' to Form 990, Part IV, line 9, or reported an amount on Form 990, Part X, fine 21.
1 a Is the organization an agent, trustee, custodian, or other intermediary for contributions or other assets not included on Form 990, Part X? .. .. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. . . . . .. ... . .. .. .. .. .. . . . . . .. . . . .. . .. . .. ... ... . . .. . .. . .. .. .. b If 'Yes,' explain the arrangement in Part XIV and complete the following table: c Beginning balance d Additions during the year e Distributions during the year. t Ending balance " , .. . . . lc ld le

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anization answered 'Yes' to Form 990
(a) Current year
(b) Prioryear (c Twu years back

1a Beginning

of~ar bContMbuUons

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c Net investment earnings, gains, and ~sses ~_-

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3 a Are there endowment funds not in the possession of the organization that are held and administered for the organization by; (i) unrelated organizations (ii) related organizations , b If 'Yes' to 3a(ii), are the related organizations listed as required on Schedule R? 4 Describe in Part XIV the intended uses of the organization's endowment funds

Yes .. 3a(i) . 3a{ii) . 3b

No

[Part

VII Land;

Buildings, and Equipment. See Form 990, Part X, line 10.
(a) Cost or other basis (investment) (b) Cost or other basis (other)
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Description of investment 1a Land ...................................... b Buildings .................................. c Leasehold improvements ................... d Equipment. ................................ e Other ............................. _........

(c) Accumulated

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depreciation .,'

(d) Book value

'", 10,500.

10,500. 113,680. 22,114.

Total. Add lines 1a through 1e (Column (d) must equal Form 990, Part X, column (B), fine lO(c).) ...................

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91,566. 102,066 .

BAA

Schedule D (Form 990) 2010

j PartVUjlnvestments-Other
(1) Financial derivatives

Securities. See Form 990, Part X, line 12.
(b) Book value

N/A

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(a) Description of secu rity or ~~egory (including name of securi ) (2) Closely-held equity interests (3) Other

(e) Method of valuation: Cost or end-of-year market value

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I Part VIII IInvestments-Program
(1)
(2)

Total. (Colum!) (b) must equal Form 990 Part X, C1ilumn(8) line 12.) .. (a) Description of investment type

~ Related. (See Form 990, Part X, line 13)
(b) Book value

N/A
(e) Method of valuation: Cost or end-of-veer market value

(3)
(4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9) (10)

Total. (Column (b) must equal Form 990 Part X. column (8)1ine 13.).. ~

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(a) Description

(3) (4)
(5) (6)

(7)
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(9)
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(b) must equal Form 990, Part X, column(8), (a) Description of liability

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(1) Federal income taxes (2) ACCRUED

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Reconciliation of Change in Net Assets from Form 990 to Audited Financial Statements

1 Total revenue (Form 990, Part VIII .column (A), line 12) ... , .. , .. , , . , ......... , .... , , , . , ................ , ....... , . , , .. , ........... , , , .. , . , , .............. , 2 Total expenses (Form 990, Part IX, column (A), line 25) ............. 3 Excess or (deficit) for the year. Subtract line 2 from line 1 4 Net unrealized gains (losses) on investments ............. , . , . , ............... , . , . " ............... , .. , ....... , .............. , .. , . , .............. , , , , , ................. , 5 Donated services and use of facilities ............... , .. , .............. , , . , .............. , .. , .............. , . , , . , ............ ,. 6 Investment expenses. , , . , , ........ 7 Prior period adjustments ... , .......... , , . , , ........... , ................ , .... , . , , .. ' ........ , .. , . , .... , ....... Other (Describe in Part XIV) .... , , , , ........... , , , . , , ............... , , ............. , . , , ..................... ,
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, . , .. , ..... , ...... , . , .. , ... , .......... 9 Total adjustments (net). Add lines 4 through 8........................... ,. , . , ....... 10 Excess or (deficit) for the year per audited financial statements. Combine lines 3 and 9 ..............

I Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
, . , . , ... 1

7,732,626. 11,362,011.

1 Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements. , , , , . , . , .................. 2 Amounts induced on line 1 but not on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12: a Net unrealized gains on investments, , . , ............. , , ................. , . , ... 2a b Donated services and use of facilities ..... , ............... , ,. , .............. , . 2b c Recoveries of prior year grants. , .............. , , ............ , , , . , , ........... 2c d Other (Describe in Part XIV) ....... , . , ... , ............ , , . , ............. , . , , , , 2d

e Add lines 2a through 2d .. , . , ,. , ............ , " ., ........... , " , ................... , '" .' ............ , .. , ............. , . , . , ............... , . , , ............... , . , .... , , ........ 3 Subtract line 2e from line 1 ....... 4 Amounts included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 12, but not on line 1: a Investments expenses not included on Form 99O, Part VIII, line 7b .. , ... , . , .... 4a b Other (Describe in Part XIV.) ........... , , , , ........... , . , , ................ , . , 4b c Add lines 4a and 4b .............. ,. '" ........ " .. , ., .............. , ............. ,. '" ., .. ,., ....... , .. , .. 5 Total revenue. Add lines 3 and 4c. (This must equal Form 990, Part I, line 12,) .. , ...................... , . , . , ................ ,. ,., . 1 Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements. , .................. 2 Amounts included on Ilne 1 but not on Form 990, Part IX, line 25: a Donated services and use of facilities. , ............. , . , , , .............. , . , , .. , 2a b Prior year adjustments. ........ , , .......... , .... , , , . , ............. , , . , ....... 2b c Other losses ......... , . , . , , ........ , . , . , .............. , , , .............. , , , . , 2c d Other (Describe in Part XIV.), . , ........... , ... , , . , ......... , . , , . , ............ 2d e Add lines 2a through 2d , . , , ........... , .............. , . , . , ............ , , . , , , . , .. , ........... , , . , . , . , ... , , , ... , .. ' .......... , .. , ............ , ... , . , .................. , 3 Subtract line 2e from line 1 .. , , ........... 4 Amounts included on Form 990, Part IX, line 25, but not on line 1: a Investments expenses not included on Form 990, Part VIII, line 7b . , , , , , ....... bOther (Describe in Part XIV.) .. " ............ , .. " ................ , ........... c Add lines 4a and 4b ....... , .,. " ... '" , ..... " .... , ..... '" ., , ....... , ........ 5 Total expenses. Add lines 3 and 4c. {This must equal Form 990, Part l, line 7B.)., 4a 4b ,. ". '" ., ..........

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