South Bay Congressman Welcomes Afghan Refugees Arriving in FremontThere's a new life awaiting Afghan refugees landing in Fremont after the Taliban takeover and, on Friday, Rep. Ro Khanna met with some refugees and told them they are welcome here.
First Generation Vietnamese-Americans Writing Letters To AfghansTrang & Lan Nguyen, two recent UC Davis grads and first generation Vietnamese-Americans, are writing letters of support to the Afghan community. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with Trang Nguyen about the program.
Sunnyvale Officially Declares a Welcome to Afghan RefugeesAfghan refugees are welcome in the South Bay city of Sunnyvale. That's the message the City Council made clear Tuesday night as they unanimously approved a resolution to support the people in Afghanistan.
South Bay Non-Profit Searching For Homes To Welcome Afghan RefugeesJewish Family Services of Silicon Valley expects to resettle roughly 200 refugees by the end of September. Board member Dorene Kastelman is making a public appeal for homeowners to consider offering up spare bedrooms and vacant properties.
Concord Islamic Cultural Center Launches Effort To Aid Afghan Refugees - 'We Can Do Our Part'The president of the board of directors at Concord's Noor Islamic and Cultural Community Center and his congregation want to do their part.
Bay Area Prepares To Welcome Hundreds Of Afghan RefugeesThe network of religious organizations, non-profits, community service providers, volunteers, and donors in the Bay Area is ramping up in preparation for waves of several hundred Afghan refugees into the South Bay, East Bay and beyond.
U.S. Launches Airstrike Against ISIS-K, Likely Killing TargetThe U.S. military announced Friday that it has conducted an unmanned airstrike against ISIS-K in Afghanistan, and said "initial indications" show it killed one of the group's planners.
'They Are the Real Heroes;' Afghan American Describes U.S. Service Members Helping Family Escape KabulThe suicide bomb blast that killed 13 Americans and dozens of Afghans at the Kabul airport was on the far side of the world, but very close to home for Farzana, an Afghan American living in the South Bay.
Bay Area Afghan Community Ramps Up Support Effort for RefugeesA parking lot in Hayward was turned into a relief center Thursday as the East Bay Afghan community came together to help refugees escaping from the chaos in Kabul.
Biden Vows Revenge for Kabul Attack That Killed 13 U.S. Service MembersThirteen U.S. service members were killed and more than a dozen others injured in an attack outside the airport in the capital of Afghanistan on Thursday.
Kabul Terror Attack: Bay Area Lawmakers Issue Statements on Deaths of U.S. Service MembersSen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued statements on the terrorist attack outside Kabul airport Thursday, which killed dozens of people including at least 12 U.S. servicemembers.
Afghan Who Fled Kabul Fears Many Won't Get Out In Time; Biden Fixed On Aug. 31 DeadlineWhile throngs of people still remain, trying to get on evacuation flights out of Kabul, President Joe Biden is sticking to the deadline.
Fremont Man Desperate to Get Family Out of AfghanistanAs the humanitarian crisis continued to unfold in Afghanistan Tuesday, KPIX spoke with man in Fremont who escaped from the country but still has family trapped there.
Airbnb To Open Rental Properties To Fleeing Afghani RefugeesSan Francisco-based short-term giant Arbnb announced Tuesday it would begin offering free accommodations around the world to the thousands who were fleeing Afghanistan amid the Taliban takeover.
Bay Area's Roots Of Peace Struggling To Get Refugee Employees Out Of Afghanistan It’s been a sleepless week for the Roots of Peace as the organization tries to help more than 300 employees get out of Afghanistan.