An Antioch toddler was recovering Wednesday following 12 hours of surgery in San Francisco in which he received a new kidney and a new liver.
The organs of a Santa Clara County paramedic who was shot and killed Tuesday while driving in the Oakland Hills will be donated to other patients in need, his family said Friday in a statement.
Oakland police released a video Thursday in connection with the death of an Oakland man who was shot after he accidentally bumped into another car in front of a convenience store on West Street last December.
Students in the state’s public schools are about to get a lesson or two in organ and tissue donation.
A California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents—including three from the Bay Area.
A California Highway Patrol officer who died of his injuries following a traffic stop shooting on an East Bay highway had his organs donated and is helping save the lives of eight people, according to the CHP.
Until Thursday, when all eight people were formally introduced at the hospital on Buchanan Street, the individuals involved did not know for sure who donated to whom.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg says U.S. and U.K. users will be able to enroll as organ donors via links on the world’s biggest social networking site.
Lives were saved thanks to organ donations from a young man gunned down just days earlier in Oakland.
Thousands of lives could be saved each year if more people placed the telltale organ donor “dot” on their drivers licenses.