Organs

CHP Officer Kenyon Youngstrom died on September 5, 2012, one day after he was shot during a traffic stop on Interstate 680 near Alamo. (Photographer John Encinas)

CHP Officer Fatally Shot In Contra Costa Co. Honored On Rose Parade Float For Donating Organs

A California Highway Patrol officer who was fatally shot in Contra Costa County in 2012 and had his organs donated to save others’ lives is being honored on a float in the Rose Parade in Pasadena Thursday.

01/01/2015

Kenyon Youngstrom

4 Receive Organs From Slain CHP Officer, Funeral Set For Thursday

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.

09/11/2012

Kenyon Youngstrom

Slain CHP Officer Donates Organs As Family, Friends Mourn Loss

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.

09/06/2012

Facebook

Facebook To Make It Easier To Become Organ Donor

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.

05/01/2012

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