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Inspiring stories of people making a difference

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:36 PM PDT

Chevron, Richmond Neighborhood Work Together To Solve Mystery, Preserve Father's Memorial To His Son

Chevron, Richmond Neighborhood Work Together To Solve Mystery, Preserve Father's Memorial To His Son

Cesar Zepeda could tell that someone was taking care of the roadside memorial on San Pablo Avenue in Richmond. He just didn't know who.

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 05:04 PM PDT

San Mateo Woman Builds Tiny Home For Homeless Friend

San Mateo Woman Builds Tiny Home For Homeless Friend

Lisa Kolvites wanted to help her homeless friend get a roof over her head. She didn't have the money to buy or rent one for him. So she built one.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 01:43 PM PDT

Couple Recounts Battling Valley Fire to Save Neighborhood

Couple Recounts Battling Valley Fire to Save Neighborhood

For 72 hours, John and Teri Gormley battled flames from the Valley Fire, keeping the blaze at bay and saving their neighborhood in the process.

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 10:57 PM PDT

20 Years After Championship Ends In Tie, High School Quarterback Gets Teams Back Together To Seek Redemption, Settle Score

20 Years After Championship Ends In Tie, High School Quarterback Gets Teams Back Together To Seek Redemption, Settle Score

When league championship game ended in a tie, Wali Razaqi had 5 seconds to make a decision. He's had 20 years to live with it.

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016 at 12:05 AM PDT

Act of Kindness by Willow Glen Man

Act of Kindness by Willow Glen Man

Michael Mulcahy says he knew nothing of Kayla Jimenez's history when he asked for one of her paintings. He just loved the art.

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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@nbcuni.com