Organ donation

Heart Device Miraculously Keeps Sonoma Teen Alive Without A TransplantDoctors say one Bay Area teen is a hero and pioneer for a life-saving device that's helping replace his failing heart.
East Bay Mom, Dad Honor Memory Of 16-Year-Old Daughter By Ensuring Bright Future For OthersParents turn grief into giving, helping music in the schools, organ donation, and the poor from Oakland to Angola.
Man Who Donated Son's Organs Now Needs Transplant, Mother Of Recipient Is A Match A man who donated his deceased son’s organs years ago is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient who benefited from the organ donation.
Antioch Toddler Recovering After Rare Double Transplant Surgery At UCSFAn Antioch toddler was recovering Wednesday following 12 hours of surgery in San Francisco in which he received a new kidney and a new liver.
Family Of Paramedic Slain In Oakland Hills To Donate OrgansThe 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.
Fender-Bender May Have Led To 2011 Oakland MurderOakland 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.
Organ Donation Becomes Part of California's CurriculumStudents in the state's public schools are about to get a lesson or two in organ and tissue donation.
4 Receive Organs From Slain CHP Officer, Funeral Set For ThursdayA 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.
Slain CHP Officer Donates Organs As Family, Friends Mourn LossA 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.
California Pacific Medical Center Performs 4-Way Kidney TransplantUntil 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.
Facebook To Make It Easier To Become Organ DonorCEO 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.
Oakland Homicide Victim's Organ Donation Saves LivesLives were saved thanks to organ donations from a young man gunned down just days earlier in Oakland.