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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Passengers board the MLK Jr. 'Freedom Train' at San Jose Diridon train station, January 20, 2014. (CBS)

‘Freedom Train’ Gains Last-Minute Riders, Will Run Again

The Freedom Train will likely run again next year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day after last-minute ticket sales for the commemorative ride from San Jose and San Francisco skyrocketed.

01/21/2014

The US clergyman and civil rights leader Martin Lu

East Bay Volunteers Honor MLK Jr. With Day of Service

It seems as though Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day isn’t viewed simply as a day off for an increasing number of Bay Area residents. Rather, they are turning it into a day of service, benefiting those in need.

01/16/2012

Rembering Martin Luther King

East Oakland Neighbors Clean Up Schools, Parks To Honor King

About 250 volunteers fanned out in an East Oakland neighborhood on the holiday to spruce things up and clean up a couple of schools. The volunteers went to James Madison Middle School, and Sobrante Park Elementary to pick up trash, do some painting, and clear weeds.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/17/2011

Rembering Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Events, Closures, Schedules

There are several Bay Area observances of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. There are also a number of community service projects planned.

CBS San Francisco–01/17/2011

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