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.
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.
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A Bay Area veteran visited the shores of Vietnam on the 50th anniversary of the U.S. troops landing there.
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.
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.
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.
70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy
An international trade dispute over wire hangers is being felt by Bay Area dry cleaners, and customers could end up paying for it.
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.