Bay Area Proud

Bay Area Proud

Inspiring stories of people making a difference

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 01:20 PM PST

High School Basketball Manager Becomes Unlikely Star Of Game

High School Basketball Manager Becomes Unlikely Star Of Game

After four years of quietly helping others shine in the spotlight, Lucas Cortez finally got his shot. And he nailed it.

Wednesday, Feb 19, 2014 at 10:36 PM PST

Couple Married 72 Years Gets Wedding They Never Had

Couple Married 72 Years Gets Wedding They Never Had

Jennifer Noble thought it wasn't right that Bob and Mira Graves had been married 72 years but didn't have a single picture from their wedding day. So, she decided to give them photo they never had, by...

Friday, Feb 14, 2014 at 05:35 PM PST

Family of Girl, 6, Donates Her Tumor After Death

Family of Girl, 6, Donates Her Tumor After Death

Accepting the fact they couldn't even fight to save their daughter Jennifer's life was difficult for Libby and Tony Kranz. Choosing to see past their loss in the hopes of helping others, was not.

Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 at 06:19 PM PST

Sex Trafficking Doc Inspires East Bay Woman To Help Thai Children

Sex Trafficking Doc Inspires East Bay Woman To Help Thai Children

Many non profits end up with documentaries made about them. Rachel Goble's SOLD Project began with one.

Sunday, Jan 19, 2014 at 08:16 AM PST

San Jose Woman's 18-Year Quest Finally Yields Answers

San Jose Woman's 18-Year Quest Finally Yields Answers

When Kim Delevitt saw "Miss Saigon" on Broadway 1992, it reminded her of her own story which commenced an 18-year journey to find the man who helped her escape Vietnam. The plot line of war forever separating a...

Friday, Feb 7, 2014 at 09:39 AM PST

Oakland Pediatrician Opens Her Home To Patients

Oakland Pediatrician Opens Her Home To Patients

Dr. Caroline Hastings has turned the idea of work/life balance on its head and the results are beautiful.

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Each week NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas profiles the people, the groups, and the companies making the Bay Area, and the world, a better place to live. Bay Area Proud stories are success stories; inspiring profiles of those making a positive change in our communities. Do you know someone who we should profile? Contact garvin.thomas.nbc@gmail.com
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