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Teray Frederick

Jefferson Awards: Helping East Bay Families In Need

Teray Frederick has transformed her Hayward home into a headquarters for giving. As her two daughters neared adulthood, she made a new commitment to serve her community.

KPIX 5–08/24/2011

Children handle an assault rifle at a community festival in Santa Rosa. (Santa Rosa Press Democrat)

Kids Handling Guns At Santa Rosa Festival Prompts Criticism

A display by a police Special Weapons and Tactics team at a community event in Santa Rosa has prompted criticism and discussion over the appropriateness of allowing children to handle guns.

CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011

Proposed CPMC Van Ness & Geary Hospital (San Francisco Planning Department)

San Francisco Hospital Offers $1.1 Billion In Community Benefits For Expansion Approval

California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has offered a $1.1 billion community benefits plan for the city in exchange for approval of an expansion plan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/06/2011

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

San Jose To Address Violence At Gang Prevention Task Force Meeting

2011 got off to a violent start in San Jose, with six murders within the first few weeks of January.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/21/2011

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Homicide Rate Continues Steady Decline

Despite recent headlines, the homicide rate in Oakland dropped in 2010 for the fourth year in a row. There were 95 murders in Oakland last year – 15 fewer than in 2009.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/03/2011

Jefferson Awards Nominations

Nominate A Quiet Hero For A Jefferson Award

  Do you know someone in your neighborhood who’s making a difference and deserves recognition? Nominate a Bay Area resident for a Jefferson Award by completing this online nomination form. [ CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT […]

KPIX 5–10/26/2010

Jefferson Awards Reporters

Jefferson Awards – Featured Reporters

We asked CBS 5′s Jefferson Awards reporters Kate Kelly and Sharon Chin to share what it’s like to tell the stories of Bay Area heroes. Kate Kelly: “There has always been a need to tell […]

KPIX 5–10/26/2010

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Jefferson Awards: Alameda Shop Owner Gets Kids Reading And Rolling

How do you get kids to read more? An Alameda business owner has encouraged hundreds of children with a two-wheeled incentive. Sharon Chin on this week’s Jefferson Award winner.

KPIX 5–10/13/2010

Delane Sims

Jefferson Awards: San Leandro Salon Owner Helps Care For Elderly

No senior citizen is forgotten when this week’s Jefferson Award winner gets involved — she’ll connect a senior in need with any service, from manicurist to plumber.

KPIX 5–10/06/2010

Jefferson Award winner Terry Englehart

Jefferson Awards – Bay Area Community Center Reaches Homebound Seniors

Homebound senior citizens in the Bay Area have a way of making friends and staying connected without leaving their homes, thanks to a woman with a bright idea. This week’s Jefferson Award winner shows community is only a phone call away.

KPIX 5–09/29/2010

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