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.
Town Of Windsor Hosting Traveling Replica Of Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is on display at a soccer park in Windsor through Sunday afternoon.
Now 97, Napa Navy Veteran Recalls Attack On Pearl HarborRetired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
CHP Releases Details About Fatal Shooting at Yountville Veterans FacilityA report from the California Highway Patrol reveals more details about a deadly hostage standoff at a veterans' facility in Napa County last March.
Tesla Makes Hiring And Supporting Veterans A PriorityTesla is putting a special focus on placing more veterans in leadership positions. The factory in Fremont hires a select group of veterans who have gone from the front lines to the assembly lines.
Google Pays Tab To Repair Vandalized Vietnam War MemorialThe "Sons of San Jose" Vietnam War memorial was vandalized two weeks ago, and Google is picking up the tab to repair it.
North Bay Man Sentenced For Stealing Funds Intended For Homeless VeteransA former case worker at an East Bay nonprofit organization has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to one year in prison for stealing $26,300 in federal funds intended to aid homeless veterans with short-term housing.