Big acts of kindness can come from small places. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Rancho Bernardo to meet one amazing kid - 4-year-old Akshaya who won an award for her kindness!
It takes something special to clean up in the car wash business. In Tuesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff visits Chula Vista to see first-hand what “big things” are happening at Soapy Joe’s.
For most people, after you find the love of your life you have to find the money to pay for a wedding. In Thursday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Carlsbad to revisit a couple with a real “can” do spirit.
It’s often said the greatest joy in life comes from helping others. In Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Ramona where unwanted dogs get a new home.
When you are an eleven-year-old magician and you win the Gong Show, what do you do for an encore performance?
Just because your mother told you not to play with fire does not mean you cannot give it a spin. In Friday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff went to the Catamaran Resort in Pacific Beach for flames and fun.
When someone says, ‘thank you,’ it is customary and polite to say, ‘you are welcome’ – unless you want to take it to the next level.
The holidays mean family time - and what better place for your family to pick out their next vehicle than the San Diego International Auto Show.
The holidays are filled with tradition. Some, that date back centuries and come from the other side of the sea. In Friday's Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Spring Valley for an Italian Christmas.
Celebrating the holidays without a mother or a father is tough – which is why a group of teachers, students and mothers collected hundreds of gifts for orphans.
The Little Italy food hall is filled with big and bold concepts. It's the perfect place for Sam the Cooking Guy.
How many times a day do you pass a co-worker, say ‘hello,’ but not take the time to ask how they are feeling?
When children get really sick, they need a doctor – and sometimes a dragonfly. In Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff is at Rady Children’s Hospital to meet a young author.
When we all pitch in San Diego becomes a stronger community. In Tuesday’s Zevely Zone, team KFMB rolls up its sleeves at the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank.
When farmers in Australia claimed their steer "Knickers" was the biggest in the world, an East County rancher gave News 8 a call.
On Friday, KFMB Stations along with News 8’s sister radio station, AM 760 KFMB, will host a Day of Giving to raise money for the Warrior Foundation Freedom Station.
They say when you get married you do so in sickness and in health, and in Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Chula Vista to meet a couple that went from sickness to health by sharing a gift of a lifetime – a kidney.
Two years ago Cardiff resident Kathleen Brooks took a ride in the Zevely Zone. Kathleen, back then, asked Jeff if he wanted to meet the love of her life - a 1967 Volkswagen Beetle.
Is it possible Santa's workshop is actually in Oceanside and not the North Pole? In Monday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff meets the elves of the Ocean Hills Country Club.
Some of life's biggest lessons are learned at an early age, and in Friday's Zevely Zone, Jeff found friendship that is prehistoric at the Rhoades School.
Holiday cheer comes in many shapes and sounds. In Thursday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Encinitas to respond to a letter from a loyal News 8 viewer.
For hundreds of senior citizens living alone in San Diego county holiday joy starts with a knock at their door. In Tuesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff tags along with Elder Help and the holiday angels.
On this Thanksgiving Eve before what could be your biggest meal of the year, we are laying eyes on San Diego's biggest pumpkin ever. In Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff is in El Cajon to meet “Big Bertha.”
For nearly 40 years a nonprofit organization in San Diego called TERI has been a champion for those with autism. In Tuesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Oceanside where star power meets special needs.
An Ocean Beach man who rode his bicycle across the country to raise money for Gold Star families - relatives of US military members who died in battle - has returned to San Diego.
It is never too late to set the record straight, and in Friday's Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Carslbad to meet 94-year-old Joan Anderson - the woman who discovered and named the modern day, hula hoop.
Most people are happy on a sunny day, so what if we told you technology from NASA could simulate that feeling while you sit at your desk?
Sometimes when people think their time left on Earth is short, they write a heartfelt letter. In Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Chula Vista at the Arc of San Diego to meet the “History Lady.”
Inside this Lemon Grove wood shop the staff is so busy, Candace Vanderhoff seemed surprised when she was asked about the queen bee herself.
Give a person a job and you may just see what they are made of. In Thursday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff “tried” to keep up with Devon Hanna, a star in Santee.
Some people get carried away hanging holiday lights on their house; but for one Clairemont couple, Halloween is their night to shine.
It was a walk on a beautiful beach and, in an instant, a life was changed forever. In Monday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Torrey Pines State Beach to meet a doctor who became a patient.
No matter how you make a living, it can be a jungle out there. In Tuesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff introduces us to the art of Ricardo Brazil.
No matter your "abilities" or "disabilities," everyone deserves a chance to play ball. In Thursday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff is in San Carlos where every child gets a uniform and their opportunity to shine.
You do not get far in life running away from your problems. In Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff went to Tierrasanta to meet a special woman filled with tenacity and triumph.
Teammates in sports share a special bond, but when you combine sisters and siblings that connection becomes even closer.
The ninth annual San Diego Green Homes Tour is taking place on Sunday, and it is your chance to visit 12 of the county's most eco-friendly homes.
A former Charger girl captain said she has what it takes to win a million-dollars on CBS' "Survivor."
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and some Girl Scouts are getting a head start by making a big donation.
For the past 12 years, an El Cajon boy has shown unbelievable courage, but even courage can only take a person so far. In Thursday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff tells us why Kyle and his family need a special van for a special boy.
Think for a moment about who your best friend is; now consider if you could open a nonprofit organization with that friend to help the world. What would it be?
Write something in ink and you'd better be prepared to live with it for a long time. In Monday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff's in South Park to get acquainted with a famous tattoo artist named Turk and his needle.
A well known restaurant in Seaport Village opened by a former San Diego television personality is closing this weekend.
A North County mother diagnosed with multiple sclerosis is inspiring others with the disease with exercise - a lot of exercise.
Philip Rivers may just be on his way to a Hall of Fame NFL career, but ask the Chargers quarterback what he is most proud of and he starts with faith and family.
When you act from the heart and do something for a stranger, often times that act of kindness grows into something loving and remarkable.
You would think the one place you could get correct time would be at a clock museum with 300 time pieces - but you may be surprised.
Clairemont High School's class of 1968 is planning its 50th reunion, and the same people on the reunion committee where interviewed by News 8 in 1978 for their tenth high school reunion.
In many cases parents buy their kids their first vehicle, but Rory Darby isn't like those kids - he's taking this road alone.
The seventh annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge kicks off this Friday at the Broadway Pier. In Wednesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff meets a former grand prize winner and one of the most famous faces in waterfront art.
When it comes to breakfast, lunch or dinner on the run, there's a new way to serve yourself and the environment. In Tuesday’s Zevely Zone, Jeff sits down with the Oceanside company TwentyFifty fork.
Sixty miles east of San Diego trucks that were once the backbone of American transport are waiting to take you back in time.
It is one thing to be good at your job, but it takes a higher level of dedication to use that job to help the community.
It's no secret, if you're looking for a good lunch: eat where the cops do and order the best thing on the menu. In Tuesday‘s Zevely Zone, Jeff's in Downtown San Diego at the urban deli, Appetite.
For the past year, News 8 has followed the story of a vista mechanic who gives away cars to people in need.
For three decades, the La Jolla Cove was the office for a legendary lifeguard. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's in Escondido at Silverado Memory Care to visit a hero.
This Sunday at Sycuan Casino CBS 8 is hosting a contestant search for the game show "Let's Make a Deal."
We're still a year away from the premiere of "Top Gun 2," the sequel to one of the most famous movies ever shot in San Diego. But don't be surprised if you see "Maverick" make a special guest appearance at a party near you.
Comic-con is famous for its crazy costumes, but sometimes those outrageous outfits fall apart at the worst time.
Comic-Con is back in San Diego and with it comes the crowds, the costumes, and, according to at least one woman, a lack of consideration. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff plays "Anchorman" and meets a longtime local who wants San Diego to "stay classy."
Dogs can be a man's best friend, but also a criminal's worst nightmare. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Miramar at the sheriff's K-9 training academy with the new recruits.
At some point in life, many people stop worrying about what other people think - and only do what makes them happy.
An Alpine man is giving new meaning to the words, "neighborhood watch." In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff walks, climbs and shoots a military tribute with Terry Ulmer.
One week ago Wednesday, America celebrated another birthday - and for one Rancho Bernardo woman the party never stopped.
Six weeks ago Tuesday, a mastiff named rain ran away from her home in Rancho Sante Fe. But instead of giving up hope, the search for this dog is growing.
It's a San Diego tradition: the 65th annual Old Mission Beach Athletic Club Over The Line tournament returns to Fiesta Island this weekend. In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff shows us how two "hall of fame" players fell in love with the sport - and each other.
If you have never heard of The Noble Experiment - that's the whole point. It's a secret bar with no sign out front.
You hear a lot about restaurants opening, then going out of business. But have you heard about a restaurant opening and never closing? Ever!?
After 20 years of bringing San Dieagans his microclimate forecast, News 8's beloved Matt Baylow is calling it a career. Jeff Zevely took a walk down memory lane with Matt and sends him off with heartfelt goodbyes from the newsroom in Wednesday's very special Zevely Zone.
Life can get pretty busy for parents: you've got the kids, a full-time job, volunteering with the Boy Scouts - and then it's off to the opera. In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's in Vista to meet a dad who has a hard time saying no - to anything.
It's history in the making for a deaf Encinitas boy and Big Brothers, Big Sisters of San Diego County. In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Mission Beach for a special day filled with fun with Taj and Nick.
People across the world in 800 cities are celebrating Make Music Day on Thursday. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's in Carlsbad pulling some strings at the Museum of Making Music.
There's always one miraculous rescue that stands out in the career of a first-responder. In 1992, the CBS show "Rescue 911" recreated the near-death experience of a man in El Cajon who was shot in the heart with a nail gun.
A Serra Mesa man who says people look "unhappy" when they drive to work decided to do something about it - for three decades.
Have you ever had one of those days at work, when you just feel like you're flying high? In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's at SeaWorld San Diego to meet the man who lights up the night in the theme park's Cirque Electrique.
A Fallbrook teenager was invited to a national guitar competition and took his first flight ever to Dallas.
According to Sharp Mary Birch Hospital, it has been at least two years since they have seen quadruplets delivered.
When you're an artist, almost any blank space is your canvas. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff meets artist Dana Toon who turned the inside of a Pacific Beach apartment into a day at the beach.
The worldwide loss to cyber crime is about $600 billion a year, which means America needs bright young minds to protect our computers and smart phones from hackers.
A North County mother says after her son's near-death experience, music was the only answer to his anxiety.
A recent survey ranked California at the top of the list for the country's worst drivers. Which made us at News 8 think, would it be possible to find the safest driver in San Diego?
Reporters on deadline are always searching for their next story, but sometimes the people at the center of those stories need some time. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff gets a phone call on a story he's been waiting on for a decade.
The number itself is staggering: 20,000 partially used rolls of toilet paper a year come from Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula.
Forgiveness can lead to great things. In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in University Heights to meet the "acrylic alchemist," Michael Carini. Michael was assaulted in 2009 by an acquaintance but while his eyes were swollen shut, he saw a vision that inspired his creativity..
You're never too old to quit your day job. And to prove it – in Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Carlsbad with one of the top crossword puzzle writers in the world.
A senior at Escondido High School celebrated perfect attendance at her graduation ceremony on Friday.
From the freeways to the beaches to coffee shops - it seems everywhere you go these days in San Diego you find a crowd. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff visits San Vicente Reservoir to share what just might be San Diego's best kept secret.
In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff went to San Marcos with Hubert, the only robot of his kind in San Diego.
The next time you can't find the energy to take a 16 hour flight to Australia, consider visiting Walkabout Australia - a new four acre animal habitat designed by one of Australia's own.
Some of the smartest high school students in San Diego County will be in Atlanta this weekend competing in the National Quiz Bowl Championship.
Imagine being at work, when suddenly your boss demands you stop what you're doing and take a break. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's in the East Village with the San Diego Humane Society's first "kitten crash."
This Sunday, San Diego’s top 20 high school theater stars will compete for their chance to win a $10,000 scholarship on a Broadway stage.
en years after being attacked by a rattlesnake, News 8's Chopper 8 reporter Jo Eager decided to face her fears.
Reading is the cornerstone of education and a San Diego non-profit organization is helping low-income, at-risk children discover the power of books.
From Stevie Wonder to Ray Charles - blind musicians have a special connection to their music that can inspire their listeners.
Navigating a trash truck through San Diego's congested streets can be a game of inches. So, imagine the odds of a driver having zero accidents since 1989.
The San Diego Chicken Pie Shop is celebrating its 80th anniversary by piling on the food and rolling back their prices.
Best known for smiles on their airplanes and stewardesses in hot pants, PSA graced California's skies for nearly four decades. In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's in Rancho Bernardo where the past and present are being honored in a calendar.
Skateboards can be a dream come true for a child, but for one 14-year-old amputee, those wheels are a way to get around town.
His clients include A-listers like DJ Khaled and Snoop Dog, and now the international award winning barber to the stars is setting up shop in "Funner, California."
"Disney on Ice: Frozen" is returning to San Diego with two familiar faces who always dreamed of traveling the world. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff meets skating sisters from Escondido.
Perched high on a cliff top above Mission Valley, many San Diegans have never stepped foot inside the walls of San Diego's oldest high school.
The California Highway Patrol is always on the move and can't be everywhere at once. Which is why they need reinforcements for their "volunteer dream team."
When people are down on their luck and facing life's biggest challenges, sometimes it's the small stuff that matters most.
In San Diego, companies likes SDG&E and The Union-Tribune are household names, but there is one business rich in history San Diegans may have never heard of before.
Legoland is days away from opening its new Castle Hotel and the new accommodations are fit for a king or queen.
A tragic car crash left a Mount Carmel High School student paralyzed from the chest down, and now, the community is rallying to support him.
Perform 300 concerts in front of screaming kids every year, and you may just be the hardest working man in San Diego show business.
Imagine turning a $10,000 investment into $15 million dollars in sales. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Kearny Mesa with a story of inspiration.
If you enjoy working out on a treadmill, but grow tired of staring at yourself in the mirror, there may be a solution for you.
When the U.S.S. Carl Vinson returned to San Diego on Thursday, sailors were welcomed home by a smiling streak of red, white and blue.
From critters to camels, a new sanctuary in Alpine wants to invite children to get up close and personal with animals.
A North County man who grew up in the Junior Lifeguard Program is teaching a valuable life-saving message to the next generation.
Many people live their lives playing it safe and making responsible career choices. But what happens, when your secret dream won't take "no" for an answer?
San Diego's boating community is rallying behind a Coast Guard veteran and his old riverboat that is being evicted from the Driscoll Mission Bay Marina.
For most teenagers, turning 16 means finally getting behind the wheel of a car. But Lex Remley isn't like most kids.
If you're a runner you know that sometimes you just have to start jogging to clear your head. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Ocean Beach to meet "Marathon Milio."
An Ocean Beach man is pedaling 3,000 miles on his beach cruiser to raise money for children of fallen patriots.
Sometimes good teachers can be sneaky by making a subject fun enough that students don't realize how much they're learning.
If laughter is life's best medicine, a 97-year-old East County woman's art may just be good for your health.
Along with Hotel del Coronado and the Coronado Bridge, the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster in Belmont Park is one of San Diego's most iconic sites.
Imagine missing your high school senior prom. For a handful of senior citizens in Chula Vista, Tuesday was a chance to make those prom memories.
If you've ever lost a pet, you know the feeling of panic and desperation that follows. In Monday's Zevely Zone, Jeff visits El Cajon to meet a woman who travels anywhere at anytime to help dog owners at no charge.
Sitting empty and unused since 2011, many San Diegans are wondering if the show will go on for the Starlight Bowl. The Starlight Bowl once boasted the biggest names in music: Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello, Jerry Garcia.
At the age of 78, an East County woman has just accomplished an amazing feat - with her feet. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff visits Lakeside to meet the globe-trotting great grandmother.
San Diego's largest and oldest rummage sale has raised millions of dollars for local charity - and it's back for the 91st time.
Governor Jerry Brown has declared March 5 - 9 Food Waste Prevention Week. In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Oceanside where two sister restaurants are getting the most out of their menu.
An appearance on the Stephen Colbert show left a lot of animal lovers speechless, like the cat got their tongue.
The single use plastic bag ban can create confusion and frustration for grocery store shoppers at check out.
If you have ever dreamed of owning a home with a view that doubles as a famous tourists trap, you may just be in luck.
The positive prognosis of a nine-year-old cancer patient is giving beer lovers across San Diego County something to drink to.
It's not often you look up into the sky and see something that blows your mind. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's goes to Moonlight Beach to meet the "Bubble Man."
If you want to become an aerospace engineer, getting a job at NASA is like shooting for the moon. In Tuesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff visits San Diego City College to meet a rising star.
A North County eatery is believed to be the first restaurant in San Diego County where parents can have it all - great food, alone time and supervised onsite child care.
Few of us really know how our coworkers spend their time when they are off the clock. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff gets to know Ryan Brothers - a writer here at KFMB Stations and News 8 - who put his own signature on Mission Trails Regional Park.
If planting trees at Balboa Park sounds like too much work, you could just sit back and order a plate of tacos.