A support group prepares to bring supplies to a pair of climbers on Yosemite's El Capitan. (Source: Corey Rick Productions)

Whiskey, Other Less Essential Supplies Delivered To Yosemite Climbers Tackling El Capitan

After a week-long battle with El Capitan’s razor thin ledges, 30-year old Kevin Jorgeson conquered Pitch-15, and was rewarded with a supply of whiskey and other goods for the remainder of the climb.


A view of San Francisco General Hospital on October 8, 2013 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF General Hospital Audit Shows Large Discrepancies With Supply Management

According to a new audit by the San Francisco Contoller’s Office, 96 percent of San Francisco General Hospital’s inventory didn’t match its records.


Jefferson Award Winner Dee Johnson. (CBS)

Oakland Jefferson Award Winner Supplies Students For A Solid Education

Teachers will tell you, when students arrive with the tools for school, they’re often excited to learn. An Oakland woman has spent the last decade making sure tens of thousands of low income kids are prepared.


soldier, American flag

About The Bay: Bay Area Man Fights For Comforts For Troops

Some soldiers who served in Afghanistan, for instance, said they went weeks – if not months – without even showering.


Lisa Klein, Jefferson Awards

Jefferson Awards: East Bay Mom Runs Non-Profit Helping Mothers, Newborns

It’s not unusual for Lisa Klein to find bags of baby clothes on her front porch. It happens daily, ever since she first collected new and gently used baby clothing for victims of Hurricane Katrina.

CBS San Francisco–12/15/2010

Providing the Basics for Troops

DANVILLE, Calif. (KCBS) Thousands of U.S. Marines serving in Afghanistan are getting toothpaste, lip balm and other essentials, thanks to the efforts of a Danville man.