Float Celebrating Organ Donation To Be Featured In Tournament Of Roses ParadeOn New Years Day, the annual Tournament of Roses Parade features beautiful floats, representing various businesses and service organizations. But one float may actually mean the difference between life and death.
Donor's Girlfriend Hears Boyfriend's Heart Beating In Recipient's ChestEmotions overwhelmed Aletha Gomez as she listened to the heart beating in Jim Donovan's chest.
Mission District Theater Hosts Acclaimed Local DocumentaryThe Alamo Drafthouse in San Francisco's Mission District continues it's ongoing Music Monday series on June 5 with a screening of the acclaimed Bay Area documentary D tour with filmmaker Jim Granato in person and local indie-rock favorites Rogue Wave playing a short set.
SF Gay Men's Chorus Member Preps For Life-Saving Organ DonationA member of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus is ready to make a life-saving donation, giving half his liver to the singer he replaced, even though he never knew him.
Oakley Boy Killed In Tragic Bike Accident Weeks Before Kidney TransplantJust weeks before undergoing life-saving kidney surgery transplanting a donated organ from his mother, an Oakley teen died this weekend while riding his bike blocks from his home.
Apple Urges Organ Donation Via New iPhone SoftwareApple wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up button to the health information app that comes installed on every smartphone the company makes.
Heart Device Miraculously Keeps Sonoma Teen Alive Without A TransplantDoctors say one Bay Area teen is a hero and pioneer for a life-saving device that's helping replace his failing heart.
East Bay Mom, Dad Honor Memory Of 16-Year-Old Daughter By Ensuring Bright Future For OthersParents turn grief into giving, helping music in the schools, organ donation, and the poor from Oakland to Angola.
Man Who Donated Son's Organs Now Needs Transplant, Mother Of Recipient Is A Match A man who donated his deceased son’s organs years ago is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient who benefited from the organ donation.
Antioch Toddler Recovering After Rare Double Transplant Surgery At UCSFAn Antioch toddler was recovering Wednesday following 12 hours of surgery in San Francisco in which he received a new kidney and a new liver.
Family Of Paramedic Slain In Oakland Hills To Donate OrgansThe organs of a Santa Clara County paramedic who was shot and killed Tuesday while driving in the Oakland Hills will be donated to other patients in need, his family said Friday in a statement.
Fender-Bender May Have Led To 2011 Oakland MurderOakland police released a video Thursday in connection with the death of an Oakland man who was shot after he accidentally bumped into another car in front of a convenience store on West Street last December.
Organ Donation Becomes Part of California's CurriculumStudents in the state's public schools are about to get a lesson or two in organ and tissue donation.
4 Receive Organs From Slain CHP Officer, Funeral Set For ThursdayA California Highway Patrol officer killed in a shooting on Interstate 680 last week near Alamo is being hailed as a hero after his organs were donated to four California residents—including three from the Bay Area.
Slain CHP Officer Donates Organs As Family, Friends Mourn LossA California Highway Patrol officer who died of his injuries following a traffic stop shooting on an East Bay highway had his organs donated and is helping save the lives of eight people, according to the CHP.