East Bay Woman Helps Keep Thousands Of Seniors FedThis week's Jefferson Award winner helps distribute more than a million pounds of food each year to make sure East Bay senior citizens do not go hungry.
Jefferson Awards: Bay Area Winners Receive National Honor For Bridging Digital Divide On Tribal LandsA pair of Bay Area Jefferson Award winners have received a national honor for their roles in bridging the digital divide on tribal lands.
Jefferson Award Winner Aims To Bridge Digital Divide Among Bay Area High School StudentsWith very few California high school students being enrolled in computer science, this week's Jefferson Award winner heads a nonprofit aimed at bringing those numbers up and bridging the digital divide.
82-Year-Old North Bay Retiree Works Nonstop To Assist Families With Food, Bills, Rental AssistanceA retired Fairfax man is volunteering seven days a week, coming up with new and creative ways to help his North Bay neighbors stay afloat.
East Bay Program Helps Thousands Of Kids Learn Coding SkillsChildren in the East Bay's Tri-Valley are learning coding, thanks to a community program started by this week's Jefferson Award winners, a mother and son from Dublin.
San Francisco Eliminates Burdensome Fees For People Convicted Of CrimesThe San Francisco Sheriff's Department says people convicted of crimes will no longer have to pay fees for electronic monitoring, or community service.
Protesters Who Shut Down BART May Get Community Service Instead Of Paying $70,000 In DamagesBART is looking into the possibility of community service rather than financial restitution for 14 protesters who shut down the transit system at the West Oakland station on Black Friday, agency officials said this week.
Jefferson Award Winner Inspires Students To Connect With The EnvironmentAs a young woman growing up in Oakland, this week's Jefferson Award winner found purpose in her family hiking and camping trips. Today, she is working to build the next generation of conservation leaders through a unique program that introduces young adults to the world outdoors.
Richmond Anti-Crime Program Takes Enemies On Free TripsA Richmond program is sending former criminals on all-expense paid trips -- but there's a catch. You have to go arm-and-arm with your enemy.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Marin County Middle School Students Build CommunityOne of the worst things you can feel as a middle school student is isolated. This week's Jefferson Award winner works with teenagers to make sure no one has to feel that way.
Bay Area Jefferson Award Winners Receive National HonorsSeveral Bay Area Jefferson Award winners have become winners on the national stage.