Local philanthropist Betty Kwan Chinn and Luis He, an international student at St. Bernard’s Academy, are hosting a special Chinese New Year dinner to benefit the renovation of the community kitchen at Sacred Heart Church in Eureka.


More than a year after the deadliest fire in California's history, the Contra Costa and Solano County Food Bank is still regularly providing food to local food banks and survivors affected by the blaze, organizers say, and plans to continue the resource-heavy effort as long as there is a need.