'Forever Oakland' Brings Volunteers Together to Tackle Trash PickupGreg “Griz” Jones' “Forever Oakland” initiative has grown over the years into a dedicated group of volunteers who show up on Saturdays to do the dirty work of beautification the city won’t do.
San Jose Residents Organizing Freeway Trash CleanupSome residents and business owners are fed up with Caltrans and the city of San Jose over the lack of trash cleanup and maintenance of freeway landscaping.
Phase 3 Clinical Trial For COVID-19 Vaccine Begins; Test Participants SoughtThe fight against COVID-19 marked a major milestone on Monday as the final trial involving an experimental vaccine began in the United States.
San Francisco Community Group Gives Support To Seniors Isolated By COVID-19A group of volunteers in San Francisco on Wednesday worked together to bring some sunshine into the lives of seniors who have been isolating from COVID-19 for months.
Coronavirus Update: Contra Costa County Seeks Contact Tracing VolunteersContra Costa County health officials are seeking volunteers to be "contact tracers" to research the connections between people who have tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus and others who may have potentially been infected.
Better Together: Volunteers Phone In To Keep Seniors Company During Shelter-In-PlaceThe shelter-in-place order is particularly hard on senior citizens who live alone. An increasing number of them are reaching out for connections and volunteers are answering the call.
Better Together: San Jose Church's Massive Food Giveaway Draws Overwhelming CrowdsThe amount of hunger and hardship caused by the coronavirus was put into perspective at Cathedral of Faith church in San Jose, where hundreds of cars lined up for an organized food giveaway on Thursday.
Call For Volunteers To Bring Meals, Prescriptions To South Bay Seniors, High-Risk ResidentsSanta Clara County Helping Hands called on healthy residents Friday to volunteer to bring meals and prescriptions to local seniors and people who are immunocompromised during the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Has Food Banks Using Drive-Thrus, New Assembly Lines To Prevent Cross-ContaminationThe COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many companies to rethink the way they operate to prevent cross-contamination, including local food banks. Some believe they will actually be stronger because of it.
Salvation Army Volunteers Deliver Thousands Of Christmas Meals In SFHundreds of volunteers spent their Christmas morning at the Salvation Army preparing and delivering thousands of meals to people in need across San Francisco.
Berkeley Volunteer Helps Household Repairs For Those In NeedAs people get older, it can get harder to keep up with home maintenance and repairs. For nearly 30 years, a Berkeley woman has helped make sure those in need get such services for free.
On Earth Day, Volunteers Plan To Clean Up Oakland Homeless CampSince Public Works can't clean out the encampments this weekend, volunteers plan to use their own pickup trucks to haul the trash away.
Marine Mammal Center Looks For Help With Pupping SeasonThe Marine Mammal Center has an urgent need for volunteers after the facility became suddenly overwhelmed with young, orphaned sea lions and elephant seals.
Volunteers Clamor To Help Build Micro-Homes For The Homeless In OaklandTurns out way too many people wanted to volunteer this weekend to build micro-homes for the homeless at Oakland's cherished NIMBY art space.
KPIX Sky Drone 5: Tall Ship Launched In SausalitoIt's been more than a hundred years since anyone has built a wooden tall ship in Sausalito. But now, volunteers are doing just that.