Oakland Scholar Learns Life Lessons From Troubled Older SiblingDuring her childhood Jocelyn Gama watched her older brother make some poor life decisions. As a result, Gama has been determined to make her own life's path a positive one.
UC Berkeley Graduation Is Latest Success For Former Refugee From ThailandDuring his childhood, Tommy Saephan's immigrant family struggled to make their way in America. Now, he and his family are celebrating his emergence as a top scholar and UC Berkeley graduate.
College Grad's Networking Pays Off With Job Referral, HiringA Bay Area college grad learned the power of networking when she landed her first job with the help of a fellow Students Rising Above alumnus.
SF Gala Celebrates Students Achieving College Dreams Against All OddsPast and present Students Rising Above scholars gathered to celebrate an organization that has helped 750 students achieve their college dreams.
African-American Shakespeare Company Casts Theater Classics in New Light"A Streetcar Named Desire" is a landmark of the theater and a classic film, known by many for its beauty, its stars and one iconic line -- "Stella!" -- screamed in agony by star Marlon Brando, in a role that earned him an Oscar nomination.
Oakland Grad Helps Maintain Family Ice Cream Business Amid Budding Finance CareerOn campus, Evelyn Montiel was an A-student and class president. But at home she was in survival mode, working long nights at the ice cream stand, fighting to keep her family's business alive.
East Bay Kennel Tight-Lipped After Woman's Dog Mauled By PitbullA Bay Area woman is demanding answers after she claims her dog was seriously injured while staying at an East Bay kennel, and no one will tell her what really happened.
San Francisco Health Club Bars Member After He Reports Sexual AssaultA man claims he was sexually assaulted at a San Francisco health club, which then tried to cover it up by canceling his membership after he called police.
For Some BART Panhandlers, Begging Is Their JobIf you commute on BART, you've likely seen them - baby strapped to their chests, approaching riders with a cardboard sign, such as: “No job, 4 kids, please help for food."
Heart Transplant Recipient Finds Life Mission And Support From Donor's MotherA young man who received a heart transplant commits his life to health care and the deceased donor's mother cheers him on.
Female VA Employees Find Little Recourse In Harassment ComplaintsA KPIX 5 investigation into claims of sexual harassment at Veterans Administration clinics in the Bay Area is expanding. Yet another female employee has come out of the shadows to tell her story after seeing our reports.
Deborah Santana & Carl Lumbly Host Daraja Academy FundraiserDeborah Santana & Carl Lumbly invite you to a fundraiser benefitting Daraja Academy on Sunday, April 23 at The Open Square at Futures Without Violence in the SF Presidio.