Teen Forms Non-Profit To Reach Out To Lonely Seniors On The PhoneFor many lonely senior citizens, a phone call from a friend can make the difference in their day. This simple gesture is something Bay Area teenager Anika Kumar knows all about.
Seniors Thrive on Gourmet Finger Food at Bay Area Retirement CommunityOlder adults are at a high risk for malnutrition. KPIX 5's Sharon Chin reports on a retirement community in the Bay Area where residents are taking matters into their own hands.
Bay Area Duo Investigates Mystery Of SF-To-Hawaii Luxury Airliner CrashIn November, 1957, Pan Am Flight 7 disappeared with 44 people on board and two retired Bay Area men are trying to find out why.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Leads Rare Species' Comeback In San FranciscoA rare, native California butterfly is making a comeback in San Francisco. thanks to a dedicated biologist at the Academy of Sciences.
West Coast Sky Watchers Suss Out Sites To See Summer Solar EclipseThis summer, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the U.S. and hordes of astronomy buffs have already booked lodging in central Oregon, where the viewing may be ideal.
Oakland Entrepreneurs Bring Needed Arts & Music Education To StudentsWhen two friends learned that many Oakland public schools had little to no music and arts education, they teamed up to bring the joy of music and arts to thousands of students.
San Francisco Woman Prepares Low-Income Kids For College Through Non-Profit GroupIn the middle of San Francisco's Bayview Hunter's Point, a non-profit group is tutoring high-schoolers from the city's low-income communities, many seeking to be the first in their families to attend college.
Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food SourceThe once-dwindling population of a beautiful, blue iridescent butterfly has seen a rebound thanks to the efforts of a Bay Area biologist who took his work home with him.
Concord Woman Recalls Roots In Career Helping Immigrant Families AdjustMartha Potts knows what it's like adjusting to a new culture, so she made it her life's calling to help immigrant families in Concord settle into their school community
San Jose Student 7th Grader Heads To National Spelling BeeA San Jose seventh grader is getting ready for the competition of his life, representing the Bay Area in the Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington DC.
Sleep Mask Uses Light Therapy To Battle Jet Lag, Irregular SleepResearchers at Stanford and at a Menlo Park startup have come up with a wearable device that appears to limit the effects of jet lag.
Palo Alto Subsidizes Carpoolers' Commute Into CityAbout half of Palo Alto's downtown employees drive to work alone. The city wants to reduce that number by a third.