Oakland Students Featured In HBO Documentary Watch Themselves On Big ScreenSome Oakland students have embraced the challenging opportunity to speak before a crowd and now their talents are featured in a new HBO documentary titled "We Are The Dream."
Organizer For Visitacion Valley Program Helps Change The Lives Of KidsIn one of San Francisco's poorest neighborhoods, there's a steady "ROCK" where children can forget about their troubles and have fun.
Wildlife Camera Captures Playful Interaction Between Coyote And BadgerResearchers studying how animals travel at night recently spotted some footage of a unique pair playing together in a South Bay tunnel.
San Jose Named One Of Best Places In U.S. To Raise ChildrenThe San Jose metropolitan area was ranked second in the country for the best places to raise successful and healthy children by a Brandeis University study.
San Francisco Middle School Student Gains Fame As Voice Of Netflix's Animated CharacterNetflix’s newest star is a car, an animated character named Cory Carson voiced by a San Francisco middle schooler.
Bay Area Woman Heads Nonprofit To Help Disabled People Lead Independent LivesA Bay Area woman is being recognized for helping those with disabilities lead full, independent lives.
SoulCycle Class Raises Money For Animals Impacted By Australian WildfiresA cycling workout class was held in San Mateo Sunday afternoon to help raise money to save animals in the Australian wildfires.
Nonprofit CEO Is Driving Force In Helping North Marin Families In CrisisFor more than a decade of helping community members in need in North Marin, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Cheryl Paddack.
Bay Area Woman Taps Pro Athletes To Help Bring Joy To Underserved KidsAs a child, she was inspired by the encouraging words of a pro football quarterback who took the time to chat with her. Today, she harnesses athletes' star power to encourage underserved children to believe in themselves.
Oakland Cop Leans On Experience While Mentoring Children Of Incarcerated ParentsOakland police officer Freddy Williams knows exactly how heartbreaking it is for children to have their parents incarcerated, and he's dedicated himself to a program that mentors and empowers these young people.
On A Positive Note - Spreading Holiday CheerThe Richmond community going into overdrive to save the Fire Department's annual toy drive, a San Jose pre-teen becomes a hero, and a on the newest UC Davis student is making a different in the medical field for foreign language speakers on the latest 'On A Positive Note' with Michelle Griego.
On A Positive Note - Honesty Pays OffA Stockton boy is rewarded in a big way for doing the right thing, young people open up about mental health, and a San Francisco transgender woman is using her platform for good. All stories plus more on the latest On A Positive Note with Michelle Griego.
On a Positive Note - Growing Others ConfidenceA South Bay teenager empowers her neurodiverse students through art, inmates take care of dogs, an unlikely friendship is made after the camp fire, and a vet gets some help after his possessions are stolen. Those stories and more on this week's On a Positive Note.
On A Positive Note - BART Worker Hailed As HeroA matter of seconds changed the lives of two men after a BART worker saved a man from an approaching train, a Pittsburg teacher is making school fun by remixing a Lizzo hit and a student is rising above to give back to her community. All that and more on the newest On A Positive Note.
On A Positive Note - Giving Others A VoiceThis week's uplifting stories include a teacher who makes her special needs students shine, a San Jose teenager who is setting an example for others going through struggles, and so many stories of communities rallying for each other during the Kincade fire.
On A Positive Note -- Garlic Festival Shooting Victim DonationA victim of the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting receives a life-changing donation, former 49ers staffer disarms student with gun, Geyserville deli steps up to help firefighters, dog saves family in fire.
On A Positive Note – Making HistoryThis week's uplifting stories include a Bay Area student who stars on her high school's football team and a hero of the 1989 deadly Loma Prieta Earthquake.
On A Positive Note – Helping The HomelessA Man doesn't let disability get in the way of helping others, kids help find missing woman with dementia, Pleasanton police officer battling cancer gets support from community "fitness challenge," Santa Cruz teacher adds colorful "hearing aids" to dolls, Bob Melvin's daughter Alexi overcomes diabetes to compete in marathon, Giants manager Bruce Bochy retires.
On A Positive Note – Empowering At-Risk YouthA Hayward teen throws birthday parties for homeless kids, a musician with ALS is nominated for multiple Grammys and a Petaluma High School senior with cerebral palsy will suit up and play on the football team. Those stories and more on the newest edition of "On a Positive Note."