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The economic disaster of COVID-19 has been a struggle for many but some African American business owners in Oakland are showing what resilience looks like. John Ramos reports. (12-6-20)

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South Bay Chefs Feed Furloughed WorkersThese have been tough days for the food service business but one chef in San Jose has been operating a unique kitchen to help struggling restaurants and their laid-off workers. John Ramos reports. (1-30-21)
Jefferson Awards: Meghana Repaka and Nithila PoongovanA pair of South Bay teenagers is introducing STEM to those who don't often get a chance to learn it. Sharon Chin introduces Jefferson Award winners Meghana Repaka and Nithila Poongovan. (1/20/21)
BETTER TOGETHER: Community Helps Santa Clara Woman Celebrate Her 107th BirthdayDon Ford reports on the city of Santa Clara helping Hope Castellanos mark turning 107 years old (1-13-2021)
Jefferson Award Winner: Hasitha NimmagaddaMusic is therapy, and that is key to a San Jose teen's volunteer service group. Sharon Chin introduces this week's Jefferson Award winner, Hasitha Nimmagadda. (1/13/21)
Better Together: Homeless Man Returns Woman's Lost WalletAfter a homeless man found a woman's dropped wallet he called her up to return it. That was the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Don Ford reports. (1-7-21)
Beating the COVID Blues, Bay Area Musicians Tour Neighborhood DrivewaysSome top-flight Bay Area musicians who can't tour the country and world during the pandemic have been touring local driveways instead. Sharon Chin reports. (12-25-20)
Food For Bay Area Families: The Swig Company Donates $150,000 To SF-Marin Food BankKPIX 5 reporter Allen Martin talks to Emily Cyr of the The Swig Company and Rajan Dev of the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. The Swig Company helped raise $150,000 to the food bank. (12/23/20)
Lam Research Donates $206,000 To Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Food BankFood For Bay Area Families (12/23/20)
Food For Bay Area Families: East Bay Jewish Community Donates $115K To Alameda Food BankKatherine Avila of the Alameda County Food Bank talks to KPIX 5's Len Kiese about a $115,944.05 donation from the East Bay Jewish Community to help provide more than 232,000 meals to those in need. (12/22/20)
Wells Fargo Donates $250,000 To Alameda County Community Food Bank(12/21/20)
Bay Area Residents Tell KPIX Their Good News From 2020It turns out that, for many in the Bay Area, 2020 wasn't all bad. KPIX 5's Da Lin set up in San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square to ask passersby "What was your good news this year?" (12-20-20)
Oakland A's Donate $147,572 To Alameda County Community Food Bank(12/16/20)
San Francisco Giants Donate To San Francisco Food Bank(12/16/20)
Pandemic Prompts Rise in School Mountain Biking ProgramsMountain biking is a fast-growing school sport. thriving during the pandemic. Students say it helps them learn to conquer challenges on and off the trails. Allen Martin reports. (12-7-20)
Black Sunday Holiday Expo Showcases Small Businesses With Big AmbitionsThe economic disaster of COVID-19 has been a struggle for many but some African American business owners in Oakland are showing what resilience looks like. John Ramos reports. (12-6-20)
Giving Tuesday: Kensington Girl Scout Troop Book Drive Yields Hundreds Of Books For Richmond SchoolLincoln Elementary School in Richmond has a small, modest little library that is getting a major donation from a surprising source - Kensington Girl Scout Troop 3064. Don Ford reports. (11/1/20)
Oakland-Based 'Chopped' Winner Creates Black Food CollectiveOakland chef Rashad Armstead gained TV cooking show fame as the winner of 'Chopped.' Sharon Chin shows us how he is sharing his good fortune and business skills with other black food entrepreneurs during the pandemic.
Better Together: South City Seniors Facility Builds Outdoor Visitation BoothThe Aegis Home for Seniors in South San Francisco has come up with an idea to safely bring families back together this Thanksgiving. Don Ford reports. (11-26-20)
Treasure Island Restaurateur Leads Team Building Desks for At-Home SchoolkidsA restaurant owner on Treasure Island is leading an effort to help local students struggling with remote learning by giving them a locally-built study desk to call their own. John Ramos reports. (11-15-20)
2 Bay Area Girls Among First Female Eagle ScoutsSince the Boy Scouts of America started allowing girls to join we are starting to see the very first class of female Eagle Scouts. Sharon Chin met two of them. (11-5-20)
Jefferson Awards: 3 Teens Cut Hair for the HomelessAs Sharon Chin reports, this week's Jefferson Award winners are students who traded their laptops for clippers and razors. (11-4-20)
3 Brothers Behind Beloved San Francisco Corner Store Retire After 45 YearsAfter 45 years, three brothers retired from their popular corner store and sandwich shop in San Francisco but the good news is -- it will stay in the family. Sharon Chin reports. (11-1-20)
Facing Soaring Demand for Services, SF - Marin Food Bank Calls for VolunteersThe San Francisco-Marin Food Bank is putting out an urgent call for people to help distribute food to a growing number of people who depend on the service. Sharon Chin reports. (10-18-20)
Art - Not Visitors - Crowds New Exhibit at S.F. deYoung MuseumSan Francisco's deYoung museum is showing how local artists continue to thrive in their work amid the pandemic. Emily Turner reports. (10-10-20)

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