From Foster Care To Physics Grad; UC Berkeley Scholar Beats OddsAs a young student, David Colby was told by a social worker he would never experience this kind of success.
Mendocino Fire Delays Start Of School In Lake CountyA Northern California school district is delaying the start of school because of smoke damage from a wildfire that is now the largest in state history.
Immigrants Hesitant To Exercise Voting Rights In SF School Board ElectionsA plan in San Francisco to let people who are not U.S. citizens vote in school board elections isn't getting off to a great start.
Popular Jewish Kids Summer Camp Arises From Ashes Of Tubbs FireCamp Newman, a popular summer getaway for Jewish youth in the North Bay, was lost to wildfire last October. Then, thanks to a minor miracle, the camp is back up and running at a cool new location on the bay.
Burton Richter, Nobel Prize Winning Stanford Physicist, Dies at 87Physicist Burton Richter, a Stanford professor emeritus and winner of the Nobel Prize, died Wednesday in Palo Alto. He was 87.
Oakland Scholar Molds Middle Schoolers After Overcoming Own Teen ChallengesAnyone who has spent any time in a classroom filled with 13-year-olds can tell you, it can be a challenge. But for this week's Students Rising Above Scholar Sabrina Villanueva Avalos, mentoring middle schoolers a dream job that she was made for.
Bay Area Colleges To Close Due To Declining EnrollmentOfficials say two private colleges in the San Francisco Bay area will close because of declining enrollment.
UC Campuses Admit Record Number Of Transfer Students For 2018-2019University of California officials say they've admitted a record number of transfer students for the upcoming school year, mostly from community colleges.
Joey Travolta, John's Brother, Empowers Special Need Students With FilmmakingThe brother of John Travolta, Joey Travolta, has made his life's work introducing students living with intellectual and developmental disabilities to the filmmaking industry at summer camps nationwide, including in the Bay Area.