South Bay Veteran Seeks to Buy, Improve Homeless Housing FacilityA home for homeless veterans could be making big changes that could provide housing for vets well into the future.
North Bay Man Gives Military Veterans Community, Free MealsA North Bay business owner who started a breakfast club for military veterans is this week's Jefferson Award winner.
East Bay Woman Dedicates Career To Helping Veterans Receive Their BenefitsU.S. military veterans can go through a maddening mountain of red tape and roadblocks in applying for government benefits available to them. But a Bay Area woman has spent the last 35 years fighting on the frontlines to get these American heroes their benefits.
Solano County Veterans Who Quit High School For The Military Can Apply For DiplomaSolano County announced Monday that local veterans who weren't able to finish high school due to their military service can file for a diploma.
San Jose Man Among Last Living World War II Chinese-American U.S. Army VeteransJohn Buck Chew, age 95, is one of the last living Chinese-American World War II U.S. Army veterans. He served with distinction both during and after the war and now he's about to graduate from high school with the class of 2021.
Volunteers Accuse SF Non-Profit Veterans Service Dog Provider Of Poor Puppy Training, FraudA San Francisco non-profit foundation that provides service dogs to veterans is facing allegations of fraud. The organization's founder is accused of taking advantage of dog lovers and their desire to help veterans.
SF Supe Presses City To Hire Service Officer To Oversee Needs Of City’s Veterans During PandemicA San Francisco supervisor wants the city to hire a new county veterans service officer, tasked with overseeing the needs of the city's veterans, many of whom have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus.
Retirement Home Compiles Stories Of Aging Bay Area WWII VeteransOn Veterans Day, it is hard not to reflect on the fact that one particular group of service men and women is disappearing quickly.
Veterans, Staff At San Jose Housing Facility Scramble To Prepare For Power OutageIn San Jose, as thousands prepare for parts of the city to go dark due to planned PG&E power outages, one man is preparing to simply stay alive.
Berkeley Nonprofit Teaches Computer Skills To Help Unemployed Land JobsIt can be hard to find a job nowadays if you don't have a basic knowledge of technology, but a Berkeley nonprofit has been training people for decades.
San Ramon Man Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Disabled VeteransA San Ramon man has pleaded guilty to misappropriating and embezzling funds of disabled veterans, United States Attorney David Anderson announced Thursday.
Memorial Day At Alameda County Cemetery Is Oldest Observance West Of MississippiSituated on 42 acres of land, established in 1868, and hosting celebrations since 1903 makes it the oldest continuous observance of Memorial Day, west of the Mississippi.
Bay Area Honors Fallen Soldiers On Memorial DayThe Bay Area’s largest Memorial Day tribute to America’s veterans and service members took place at the San Francisco National Cemetery Monday.
Double Amputee Veteran's Resilience Sparked By YogaA special yoga class in Santa Rosa was offered to help show veterans and their supporters that even life’s most difficult problems can be overcome--the man leading the class was living proof of that.
Non-Profit Group Teaches Veterans Therapy Of Surfing Ocean Waves In Santa CruzThere will be a few extra surfers in the water at Santa Cruz and Capitola this weekend as the organization Operation Surf teaches wounded veterans how to ride a wave.