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Children brought to the Bay Area on Operation Babylift (Pan Am Historical Foundation)

Operation Babylift: 40 Years After Bay Area Opened Arms To Vietnam’s Orphans, Historic Sites Hidden In Plain Sight

Harmon Hall now sits vacant and locked up just across Old Mason Street from the former military air field. But in 1975 it was the first U.S. home for orphaned children from the war, including three little girls who reflected on their 40 year journey with KPIX 5.

04/15/2015

President Gerald Ford carries a newborn from Operation Babylift at San Francisco International Airport, April 2, 1975. (KPIX/CBS)

Bay Area Forever Changed As Planeful Of Babies From Saigon Lands During Live Broadcast 40 Years Ago

In a first-ever breaking news moment captured live on television, the Bay Area saw history in the making, as a region’s identity and place in history was forever changed in the first of several flights filled with babies.

04/15/2015

Chelsea Handler (credit: Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Chelsea Handler Sets Date For Netflix Debut

The comedian will premiere a new special, “Uganda Be Kidding Me,” on the streaming service next month

09/23/2014

Chris O'Donnell & LL Cool J (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

LL Cool J & Chris O’Donnell To Host ACM Special

The “NCIS: Los Angeles” co-stars is set to co-host “An All-Star Salute to the Troops”

03/27/2014

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Jefferson Award Special: Bay Area Job Creators

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Each week, CBS 5 and KCBS broadcast the stories of the Jefferson Award winners, sharing the projects and progress of those working tirelessly to serve others. And in this fragile […]

12/26/2012

Jefferson Awards History

Jefferson Awards Celebrate 7 Years Of Recognizing Bay Area Service

The end of 2011 marks seven years of broadcasting the stories of the Bay Area Jefferson Award winners. A profile of a winner is posted each week on CBSSF.com and is aired on CBS 5 and KCBS.

12/26/2011