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.
COVID Vaccines: San Mateo County Expanding Eligibility To Teachers, First Responders, Food Service Workers Later This MonthHealth officials in San Mateo County announced plans to expand COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to certain essential workers later this month.
COVID Surge Has Bay Area Emergency Medical First Response Teams Stretched ThinAs the coronavirus pandemic drags on, the toll is mounting on the men and women who are often the very first responders.
Sonoma Restaurant Owner Gives Back During Devastating YearThe owner of Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma stepped up during the devastating North Bay fires to give first responders a little star treatment.
East Bay Couple Steps Up To Care For Others Affected By PandemicOn a recent summer day, Jennifer Arrouzet delivered donated hot meals to San Pablo first responders.
Santa Rosa Auto Shop Shifts Gears To Make Custom Face Masks For Frontline WorkersThe co-owner of a Santa Rosa auto restoration shop has been shifting gears to help protect frontline workers during the coronavirus shelter-in-place.
Coronavirus Update: California Air National Guard Flyover Salutes Frontline Workers Across Bay Area, StatePeople battling on the front lines against the coronavirus pandemic across California will be saluted with a military flyover Wednesday by the California Air National Guard.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Paid $30,000 A Day For Empty Hotel Rooms During PandemicFor weeks, nearly 1,000 hotel rooms meant for frontline workers have sat empty in San Francisco. The city leased them when they saw how overwhelmed New York City was when its surge hit.
Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health WorkersA nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: SF Mayor Announces Expanded Mental Health Care For First RespondersSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced Wednesday expanded access to mental health services for first responders and all health care workers as the city grapples with the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Ballots Sent For Sonoma County Special Election On EMS Tax MeasuresThe Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office is mailing ballots this week for two special May 5 elections for districts within the county.
COVID-19 Decontamination Site For First Responders Opens In San JoseSanta Clara County has set up a decontamination site for first responders and medical workers to use if they think they may have been exposed to the deadly coronavirus.
'Dames That Care' Women's Motorcycle Club Delivers Coronavirus PPE To Bay Area 1st RespondersA Bay Area women's motorcycle club is making special deliveries of personal protective equipment (PPE), including new prototype face shields, to first responders.
Better Together: San Jose Restaurant Provides Hot Meals For Those On COVID-19 Front LinesSan Jose's West Coast Beef Company has pledged to deliver free hot meals to workers on the front lines of the battle against the coronavirus even as they fight to stay afloat during the shelter-in-place order.
FoodMaxx, Lucky, Save Mart Supermarkets Establish Hours For Coronavirus First RespondersSave Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx grocery stores will open their doors one hour early and one hour later for first responders starting on Thursday.