Rocket Dog Animal Sanctuary Founded By San Francisco Woman Who Also Rescued HerselfFor the last two decades, San Francisco woman has made it her life's mission to rescue as many animals as possible.
'Puente' Provides Much-Needed Resources To Families, Farmworkers On South Coast Of San Mateo Co.Living in the rural areas of southern San Mateo County's coast can be isolating and challenging, especially for poor families who are still learning English. This week's Jefferson Award winner heads up the region's only community resource center.
East Bay Social Worker's Generosity Bring Smiles to Those in NeedThis week's Jefferson Award winner has worked in Alameda County social services for more than 30 years, but she goes above and beyond to bring smiles to the families who receive county assistance in their greatest time of need.
Hayward Teachers Bring Science to Life With Home Kits For StudentsTwo Hayward teachers are bringing hands-on science activities to life for students learning from home during the pandemic.
Asian American Attacks: Images Of Elderly Attack Victims Haunt KPIX 5's Sharon Chin KPIX 5's Sharon Chin's family arrived in California in the 1850s and have been a part of the state's rich history.
West Contra Costa Unified School District Partners With Non-Profit Conscious Kitchen To Provide Kids Organic MealsAn East Bay school district is working better together in a first-of-its-kind program that it says could be a model for the state and nation.
East Bay Woman's Creates Quilts To Give Comfort To People In CrisisWhen there's a crisis in her community, an East Bay woman is known for turning to her sewing machine for ideas to help.
East Bay Author's Idea Feeds Hospital Workers, Helps Struggling Restaurants During Coronavirus PandemicAn East Bay author has come up with a way to feed frontline hospital workers, help struggling restaurants and give people a chance to contribute during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bay Area High School Senior Develops STEM Curriculum For Young GirlsA high school senior who, as an 8th grader, created a device to sense heat stroke and dehydration is now introducing others to the joy of innovation.
Women Establish Program Teaching San Quentin Prison Inmates Culinary, Life SkillsTwo women came up with such a popular recipe for a prison education program, there are dozens of inmates waiting to enroll.
Woman Leaves Corporate World To Lift Up Foster Youth Through Non-ProfitNationwide data show foster children are far less likely than their peers to go to college, and about half of them become homeless within a year and a half of living on their own. But a Bay Area woman is helping foster youth soar.
'Mayor' Of San Francisco Tenderloin District Works To Provide Tech Jobs To Underserved, At-RiskHe’s known as the “Mayor” of the Tenderloin and his nonprofit trains unserved neighbors for high-tech jobs.
Bay Area Veterinarian's Spay/Neuter Clinic Helps Thousands Of Shelter AnimalsDr. Crystal Heath and her team at Berkeley Society's Spay and Neuter Clinic take in animals from shelters and rescue groups all across the Bay Area.
Food Writer Creates Group To Provide Gourmet Meals For Wildfire SurvivorsFood writer Heather Irwin has rounded up some of the Bay Area's top chefs to provide nutritious, restaurant-quality meals for displaced families to pick up for free.
Peninsula Couple Helps Veterans Recover Through Fishing, Hunting TripsA Peninsula couple is helping disabled military veterans get back to living their lives by organizing hunting and fishing trips and hosting the vets fror free.