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Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 12:01 AM PDT

One Year After Fire, Longhorn Cow Returns To Santa Rosa Ranch, Heals 89-Year-Old Cowboy's Heart

One Year After Fire, Longhorn Cow Returns To Santa Rosa Ranch, Heals 89-Year-Old Cowboy's Heart

Ever since the Tubbs Fire roared through Glyn Evans' Santa Rosa ranch, nothing has been the same for the 89-year-old cowboy. This past weekend, though, one part of his old life, all 1,600 pounds of it, returned....

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 10:56 PM PDT

San Francisco 10-Year-Old Runs 5K Every Day For 50 Days In Support Of Grandfather Battling Cancer

San Francisco 10-Year-Old Runs 5K Every Day For 50 Days In Support Of Grandfather Battling Cancer

Naill McDermott's is raising money for the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation in honor of his grandfather, who was diagnosed with lung cancer in June. Garvin Thomas reports.

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 at 12:26 PM PDT

Man Who Saved Homes in Wildfire Recalls Standing His Ground

Man Who Saved Homes in Wildfire Recalls Standing His Ground

While there were so many stories of loss in the North Bay wildfires a year ago, there were also stories of help and heroism, none more heroic than the actions of one man, Wayne Sims, to save his Coffey Park...

Friday, Oct 5, 2018 at 07:29 AM PDT

Peninsual Woman Returns To Impovrished Hometown Bearing Gift of 5,000 Books

Peninsual Woman Returns To Impovrished Hometown Bearing Gift of 5,000 Books

What would you pack for a trip to Hawaii? A bathing suit, some sunscreen? Not one a Redwood City woman. She recently returned to her hometown on the island of Kauai, with something much heavier and much more...

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 at 04:13 AM PDT

A Scarf A Day: Peninsula Woman Makes Doing Good For Homeless Her Daily Mission

A Scarf A Day: Peninsula Woman Makes Doing Good For Homeless Her Daily Mission

Jeannie Waltz says she grew up poor in rural Pennsylvania. Even though her family didn't have much, she says, they were always willing to share with others less fortunate. It is a way of life that clearly hasn't...

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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