Vietnam

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

talking story hands

Weekend Magazine: Coco Style, Healing Arts, And Arts For All

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

04/02/2015

Vietnam War

Bay Area Veteran Visits Vietnam On 50th Anniversary Of U.S. Landing

A Bay Area veteran visited the shores of Vietnam on the 50th anniversary of the U.S. troops landing there.

03/08/2015

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Over 100 Homeless San Francisco Vets Find New Home In Renovated Financial District Building

Just in time for Veteran’s Day, San Francisco is celebrating the renovation of a Financial District building that will house more than 100 homeless veterans.

11/10/2014

The brand logo on the Banh Shop website (Banh Shop)

‘Communist Star’ Logo Changed On Latest Yum Brands Chain After Outcry From Vietnamese Community

The parent company of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC has apologized for the offensive branding of their latest restaurant chain, and promised to make changes immediately.

09/18/2014

The brand logo on the Banh Shop website (Banh Shop)

Vietnamese Community Angered By Communist Star Likeness On Taco Bell Company’s New Banh Mi Shop

The operator of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut is hoping that a Vietnamese sandwich shop will be its next big brand. And while the food at Banh Shop is getting some favorable reviews online, the chain’s logo is not.

09/17/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

Dry cleaning. (CBS)

International Dispute Leading To Higher Bay Area Dry Cleaning Prices

An international trade dispute over wire hangers is being felt by Bay Area dry cleaners, and customers could end up paying for it.

12/26/2012

Port Of Oakland

2 Port Of Oakland Terminals Closed Over Explosion Risk

Two marine terminals at the Port of Oakland have been shut down over concerns that refrigerated containers serviced in Vietnam may combust after being powered up.

11/01/2011