East Bay Author Creates Program To Feed Hospital Workers, Help Struggling RestaurantsAn East Bay author devised a creative way to feed front-line hospital workers and help struggling restaurants, while at the same time giving people a chance to pitch in. Sharon Chin reports.
SF's Finest Restaurants Join Ranks To Feed Hospital Workers Fighting COVID-19San Francisco's finest restaurants have teamed up to deliver gourmet food to hospital workers battling COVID-19. Betty Yu tells us about Frontline Foods.
Better Together: Students Tap Connections To Score 1000s Of Masks For HospitalsThe post-WWII generation is answering the call as it unites in the fight against COVID-19. John Ramos shows us a pair of students who tapped their connections, here and in China, to get thousands of much-needed emergency supplies.
Better Together: Berkeley Restaurants Work With City To Provide Gourmet Meals For HomelessIn a team effort to keep people fed during the coronavirus pandemic, a Berkeley community program is working with kitchens of struggling restaurants to provide gourmet meals to the city's homeless. Andrea Nakano reports. (4-15-2020)
Police, Firefighters From All Over South Bay Applaud Frontline Workers At Valley Medical CenterA special tribute was held at Valley Medical Center on Wednesday morning to honor healthcare workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Police and firefighters from around the South Bay applauded loudly for the hospital heroes on the frontlines of the health crisis. Kiet Do reports. (4-15-2020)
Marin High School Senior Delivering Food To Essential Workers For FreeA Northbay high school senior is taking food to essential employees on the front lines of the fight agains COVID-19. Don Ford tells us, she's also helping restaurants at the same time.
Norcal Man Creates Delightfully Nutty Squirrel Tables During COVID-19 Stay Home OrderA Rocklin man is trying to spread joy to his neighbors and help out wildlife at the same time during the COVID-19 stay at home order. Dina Kupfer shows us his delightfully nutty squirrel tables.
East Palo Alto Teachers Caravan To Greet Their Housebound StudentsTeachers at one East Palo Alto school did a car parade Monday morning for their students to mark the first day back from spring break. Kiet Do reports. (4-13-2020)
Robert Moses Kin Performs At Home 'Helping Students, Helping Schools'World-renowned San Francisco dance company Robert Moses Kin has created an amazing online performance from their homes, to raise money for students and families in need during the COVID-19 shelter in place. All proceeds go to Spark SF Public Schools. To donate and watch 'Helping Students, Helping Schools,' go to www.robertmoseskin.org/performances.
San Carlos Grandpa Gets Easter Bunny To Surprise Grandsons While Sheltering In PlaceA San Carlos grandpa couldn't bear to see his grandsons cooped up on Easter, so he asked the Easter Bunny to hop on by the boys' homes and make some special deliveries on Sunday. (4-12-2020)
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. Sharon Chin reports. (4-12-2020)
East Bay 3rd Graders Launch 'Lockdown News' To Share Stories During PandemicWith schools out for weeks during the coronavirus pandemic, some East Bay third-graders have found a new way to keep in touch. As Sharon Chin tells us they have launched their own newspaper.
San Jose T-Shirt Makers Helping Small Businesses Hurt By Coronavirus $10 At A TimeA group of t-shirt printers in San Jose launched Unity SJ. They are donating $10 from the sale of every t-shirt, to small businesses chosen by the buyer.
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)
UCSF Researchers Enlist 'Citizen Scientists' With Smartphones to Tame CoronavirusUCSF scientists hope that their research goes viral in hopes of fighting the virus behind the pandemic. Allen Martin reports. (4-10-20)
Notes For Nana: Pacifica Boy's Action Generates Flood Of Get Well Wishes For Ailing GrandmomWhat started out as a small gesture for his Nana has turned into a Pacifica neighborhood showing their love and support for a 6-year-old boy. Gianna Franco reports. (4/10/20)
SF Firefighters Extend Toy Giveaway to Needy Families Sheltering at HomeIt's Christmas in April for some San Francisco families financially devastated by the coronavirus crisis. Joe Vazquez reports. (4-9-20)
Better Together: San Jose Church Fights Hunger During Coronavirus PandemicThe amount of hunger and hardship caused by the coronavirus was put into perspective at a food giveaway Thursday at the Cathedral of Faith church in San Jose. Len Ramirez reports. (4-9-20)
Sierra Aviation Company Flies Coronavirus Supplies To Bay Area Health Workers, 1st RespondersA distillery and charter pilot company in the Sierra are teaming up to help protect Bay Area authorities and healthcare workers from coronavirus. Don Ford reports. (4-8-2020)
Better Together: Women's Motorcycle Club Delivers PPE To First RespondersDames That Care, a Bay Area women's motorcycle club, is making special deliveries of personal protective equipment to first responders. Don Ford reports. (4-7-2020)
Oakland Grammy Winner Fantastic Negrito Connects Fans With Quarantine SongTwo-time Grammy Award-winning artist Fantastic Negrito asked fans what they were doing during the coronavirus pandemic. Allen Martin reports. (4-6-2020)
Better Together: San Jose Restaurant Provides Hot Meals For Those On COVID-19 Front LinesDevin Fehely reports on South Bay's West Coast Beef Company giving away meals to firefighters and hospital workers (4-6-2020)
California EDD Struggles To Keep Up With Staggering Surge In Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it’s doing the best it can with a historic surge in unemployment claims, but some people are running out of patience. (4-6-2020)
Better Together: Pacifica Distillery Makes Small Batch SanitizerMichelle Griego reports on how a Pacifica distillery has shifted from making signature vodka, rum and gin to manufacturing sanitizer (4-6-2020)