Thomas Broome has had a successful career as an attorney in Oakland, and credits much of his academic development to the role high school sports played in his life.
This week’s Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn’t begin to describe their special relationship.
Dr. Seth Ammerman helped start an immunization clinic for underserved young people in East Palo Alto. After realizing they needed much more than their shots, he launched a clinic on wheels.
For decades Russell Breslauer taught students accounting at Chabot College. You might say he knows his way around numbers. Now, this week’s Jefferson Award winner counting to a different beat.
An East Bay teenager likes serving others so much that she can’t just pick one charity. This week’s Jefferson Award winner volunteers for many.
This week’s Jefferson Award winner has been an Air Force Sergeant, a youth pastor, and a systems and network engineer. That career path has helped Sonya Brunswick change young people’s lives today.
San Francisco General Hospital said a third of the shooting, stabbing and beating victims it treats return to the emergency room, injured from yet another crime. But one doctor has come up with a way to stop the revolving door of violence.
An East Bay grandmother hasn’t slowed down in her retirement. In fact, she rolled up her sleeves to save a little known slice of Oakland history.
A Peninsula woman is taking girls to new heights, hoping they will choose a career in aviation.
According to the National Assessment on Educational Progress, only 34 percent of American 4th graders can read at their grade level. Students who can’t read proficiently by the 4th grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.