Champion Teen Weightlifter Credits Coach and Oakland Non-Profit Gym ProgramSeth Evans began weight training at 11 and now the 8th-grader from Oakland's Madison Park Academy has won four gold medals at the USA Weightlifting Youth Nationals in Detroit.
Accidental Ski Slope Rescue Prompts 51-Year-Old to Seek New Career as FirefighterWhile some firefighters may start thinking about retirement in their fifties, one East Bay man is beginning his sixth decade training for the job.
Marin County Nonprofit Brings Therapy Dogs to Comfort FirefightersFirefighters aren't the only ones getting ready for what's expected to be a very busy fire season. A San Rafael woman and her dog are hitting the road to bring some comfort and joy to those battling blazes on the frontlines.
Better Together: Sunnyvale Neighbors Stay Connected With Nightly WaveAt the start of the pandemic many bay area neighbors found ways to stay connected while still remaining physically distanced.
East Bay Girl Makes Moves at the Ballet Barre and the Football FieldPinkie Schnayer has always loved dance but, twice a week, the 14-year-old trades in her ballet shoes for cleats as one of two girls on the Campolindo High School football team in Moraga.
South Bay Chefs Turn Their Restaurants Inside-Out, Comp a Furloughed Worker With Each Paid MealThese have been tough days for the food service business but one chef in San Jose has been operating a unique kitchen to help struggling restaurants and their laid-off workers.
Better Together: Community Helps Santa Clara Woman Celebrate Her 107th BirthdayLiving to be 107 years old is a major milestone to celebrate. A family in Santa Clara went the extra mile Wednesday to honor their "Nana" on her special day.
Homeless Man Gets Just Reward After Returning Mill Valley Woman's Lost WalletA recent good deed by a homeless man in the North Bay set off a chain reaction of kindness that is now helping turn his life around.
South City Company Grows Greens Indoors to Counter Farm Land LossesA company called Plenty in South San Francisco is proving the value of low-water, controlled cultivation of leafy greens.
Holiday Lights Around the Bay Area Deliver Christmas CheerAround the Bay Area, holiday light installations -- both amateur and professional -- illuminate the night in the final days of an exceptionally dark year.
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead.
Better Together: South City Seniors Facility Builds Outdoor Living Room for Family VisitsThe Aegis Living home for seniors in South San Francisco has come up with a way to safely bring families together this Thanksgiving: an outdoor living room.
COVID: Treasure Island Restaurateur Leads Team Building Desks for At-Home SchoolkidsA restaurant owner on Treasure Island is leading an effort to help local students struggling with remote learning by giving them a locally-built study desk to call their own.
Facing Soaring Demand for Services, SF - Marin Food Bank Calls for VolunteersThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is putting out an urgent call for people to help distribute food to a growing number of people who depend on the service.
Glass Fire Evacuees Gather at Napa Hotel for Prayer, Mutual ComfortA prayer service in Napa was held for evacuees of the Glass Fire Saturday as they struggled to deal with the disruption in their lives.