Some parts of the North Bay are still in the dark due to PG&E public safety power shutoffs and it has become a health and safety issue at one seniors community in Calistoga. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-15-20)

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With Power Shutoffs, Some Calistoga Seniors Face Tough Choice – Stay or LeaveSome parts of the North Bay are still in the dark due to PG&E public safety power shutoffs and it has become a health and safety issue at one seniors community in Calistoga. Andrea Nakano reports. (10-15-20)
Jefferson Awards: New App Brings Youth and Elderly TogetherSharon Chin reports on this week's Jefferson Award winners, Madeline Dangerfield-Cha and Joy Zhang, who invented Mon Ami. (8-12-20)
Oldest Living Marine Celebrates 105th Birthday in StocktonMaj. Bill White, a multi-decorated Marine who fought in the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II, celebrated his 105th birthday surrounded by friends and well-wishers at an assisted-living facility in Stockton on Friday. Adrienne Moore reports. (8-1-20)
KPIX Anchor Allen Martin's Mom Turns 99Even though it's not "hard news," it wasn't hard to convince the assignment editor to run this story on KPIX 5 anchor Allen Martin's mother Dorothy who's 99 years young. (5-21-20)
Moms in Senior Care Visit Families From Balcony at East Bay FacilityStaff at a Walnut Creek senior-care residence set up some areas outside where families could greet their mothers and grandmothers waving from first-floor balconies. John Ramos reports. (5-10-20)
Antioch Woman Who Served in World War II Gets Rolling Thunder Surprise on 100th BirthdayAn Antioch woman celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday with a drive-by party of her relatives and an extended family riding Harleys. John Ramos reports. (5-2-20)
10 Deaths Reported at Nursing Home in Redwood CityAn outbreak of coronavirus at a nursing home in Redwood City has now led to the deaths of 10 residents, according to the facility’s director. Da Lin reports. (4-24-20)
News Conference: Governor's Update on California's Coronavirus Response EffortsFull recording of Gov. Gavin Newsom's noon news conference in which he outlined a new statewide program to feed at-risk seniors among other issues. (4-24-20)
Gov. Newsom Announces Statewide Plan to Provide Meals to SeniorsGovernor Newsom on Friday announced a new partnership with FEMA and cities and county officials to prepare and deliver meals to the state’s seniors in a program that would help the beleaguered restaurant industry at the same time. (4-24-20)
Santa Clara County Volunteers Keep Watch on Homebound Seniors During Pandemic LockdownVolunteers of Heart of the Valley, which serves senior citizens who are 65 years or older in west Santa Clara county, are keeping in touch via virtual visits. Maria Medina reports. (4-10-20)
Owners of Hayward Nursing Home With Deadly COVID-19 Outbreak CitedThe owners of a Hayward nursing home where at least 59 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus and 6 have died have a record of violations. Da Lin reports. (4-9-20)
27 Reported Infected With Coronavirus at Orinda Senior Care FacilityContra Costa County health officials announced Friday that a coronavirus outbreak at a 47-bed senior care facility in Orinda has resulted in 27 people testing positive. Da Lin reports. (4-3-20)
Elderly Residents of San Pablo Seniors Facility Face Eviction During Coronavirus CrisisMore than a dozen elderly residents of a San Pablo senior living facility are being evicted, hurled into a brutal Bay Area housing market at the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Susie Steimle reports. (3-12-20)
Coronavirus Impact: South Bay Seniors Worry Over Facility Closures, Program CutbacksSenior citizens, a group that’s proven especially vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak, are expressing concern that aggressive public health measures aimed at slowing the spread of the disease may limit access to vital programs intended for their physical and social well-being. Devin Fehely reports. (3-6-20)
East Bay Marijuana Dispensary Targets SeniorsFor the past ten years, Sue Taylor has had a dream: to bring cannabis to senior citizens. Da Lin reports. (2-6-20)
Dozens Rally in Alameda to Protest Eviction of Holocaust SurvivorDozens of people took to the streets in Alameda Saturday demanding that one resident -- a holocaust survivor -- not be evicted from his home. Da Lin reports. (8-24-19)
Seniors Worried by Rent Hike at Affordable Housing Complex in RichmondHeritage Park on Lakeside Drive is home to more than 200 older residents almost all on fixed incomes who say they can't afford next month's five percent rent increase. Da Lin reports. (7-5-19)
Deal Gives Seniors at San Jose Mobile Home Park Condos in New DevelopmentSome seniors living in a San Jose mobile home park are celebrating a first-of-its-kind deal that lets them stay where they are and upgrade to new luxury condos when they get built. Len Ramirez reports. (6-27-19)
101-Year-Old Woman Evicted from Santa Rosa Senior Living Facility101-year-old Mabel Barnfield and her 90-year-old sister Betty James are learning first-hand how older residents are becoming victims of the greater Bay Area’s brutal housing crunch. Susie Steimle reports. (5-2-19)
Whistlestop Carepool Takes Seniors Where They Need To GoWhistlestop Carepool is a volunteer service helping older adults and people with disabilities get where they need to go. Volunteer coordinator Kathryn Filley tells BAF's Michelle Griego about the work they are doing in Marin County.
Salvation Army Volunteers Bring Christmas Cheer to HomeboundFor hundreds of volunteers in San Francisco, preparing food for the sick and elderly is as much a Christmas tradition as Santa and presents. Devin Fehely reports (12-25-18)
Walnut Creek World War II Vet Remembers Pearl Harbor on Anniversary of Day of InfamyAl Giordano, a World War II veteran, is part of a tight-knit community in Walnut Creek and he remembers hearing news of the bombing of Pearl Harbor 77 years ago as if it were yesterday. Don Ford reports. (12-7-18)
State Says Seniors Were Abandoned During North Bay WildfireTwo Santa Rosa senior care homes are losing their licenses after a state investigation found that staff left residents to fend for themselves during the October firestorm. Betty Yu reports (9-6-18)
Fishing Boat Skipper 'Wacky Jacky' Looks Forward to Catching Salmon and Turning 90Jacqueline Douglas, aka Wacky Jacky, is back at sea aboard her own charter boat based at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf for her 47th salmon season. Don Ford reports. (6-14-18)

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