Bay Area Woman Pays Forward The Mentoring She Once ReceivedA Bay Area woman who persevered through troubling times as a student is now working to encourage and train young Latinos to become active in mental health care outreach, giving back to the community in which she grew up.
Mountain View School To Be Named After Undocumented ImmigrantThe Mountain View Whisman School District board voted to name an as-yet-unopened school after Jose Antonio Vargas, bypassing Steve Jobs and other technology giants with ties to Silicon Valley.
Immigrant High School Grads Fulfill College Dreams Thanks To Peninsula Academic ProgramDuring this graduation season, there is a group of high school graduates who are especially grateful; becoming the first in their families to go to college after overcoming major hardships.
AG Announces $67M In Debt Relief For Corinthian StudentsThe state has reached a settlement of $67 million in loan forgiveness for 35,000 students who took out private loans to attend programs of the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges Inc.
Commemorative Warriors Library Cards Offered in Oakland, S.F.Starting Saturday, Oakland and San Francisco residents age five and up can show their Warriors spirit by getting a new Golden State Warriors library card, library officials said.
Petaluma Valedictorian Speaking About Sexual Assault Has Mic Cut OffA Bay Area high school senior delivering the valedictory speech at her graduation had her message cut short when she began speaking about being sexually assaulted - allegedly by another student.
Retired Special Ed Teacher Leaves $1 Million To Students In WillMrs. Via Cava left the generous donation in her will after years of careful saving.
Seaside Teacher Won't Be Charged After Gun Goes Off In ClassroomA police officer who shot his gun inside a classroom will not be charged for the incident, but received a separate infraction for leaving his gun in an unattended vehicle afterward.
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.
Harvard Grad Surprises 6th Grade Teacher After 21 YearsA 6th-grade teacher wrote 'Invite me to your Harvard graduation!' -- 21 years later, the student did just that. You have to see the reaction she got.
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.
School District Forcing Students To Smile In Hallways, Reports SayA Pennsylvania school district is under fire for a policy that allegedly requires students to smile when walking in school hallways.