Surviving Nuclear Blast Among Latest Disaster-Preparedness ScenariosNuclear saber-rattling between the U.S. and North Korea has prompted many people to think about what to do in case of a nuclear explosion.
Social Worker Provides Teddy Bear Comfort To Traumatized ChildrenFor more than three decades, a San Francisco social worker has distributed 200,000 teddy bears to kids facing all types of trauma, everything from abuse and neglect to the ravages of war.
Oakland Entrepreneur Pays Forward Mentoring She Received On Her Way UpAn East Bay woman who reaped the benefits of having been mentored as a teen has now made it her mission to encourage and inspire girls through her own mentoring.
South SF High School Students Excel In State-Of-The-Art Biotech LabGenentech spent nearly $8 million to build a biotech lab at South San Francisco High School with the goal to get kids excited about STEM fields.
Coastside Camera Captures Glowing Surf Possibly Linked To Climate ChangeA mysterious glow off the San Mateo coast caught on camera may be linked to a warming ocean.
SF Non-Profit Giving Entrepreneurs A Kick-Start In Restaurant BusinessA San Francisco-based non-profit is providing affordable commercial kitchen space to entrepreneurs, especially low-income women of color and other immigrants.
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.