Hometown Heroes: Alamo nonprofit founder inspires youths to make philanthropy a daily part of life
Gaby Ghorbani started the Alamo-based nonprofit Pledge to Humanity, which has inspired thousands of kids throughout the East Bay to make a difference to the needy, locally and globally.
Through bees, Orinda man reaches out to others
Orinda man's passion for bees gets people buzzing
Longtime volunteer makes his mark at East Contra Costa Historical Society
Still hardworking at 75 years old, Norm Ruddick, of Knightsen, has volunteered at the East Contra Costa County Historical Society for somewhere between 15 and 20 years and restored several historic pieces.
Oakland youth dance program celebrates 20 years
Dimension Dance Theater's Rite of Passage program teaches kids life lessons through dance.
Read about a new Hometown Hero every other Monday and watch the program on Comcast On Demand at Channel One-Bay On Demand-Hometown Heroes.
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'Being Mary Jane': Gabrielle Union relishes a career high point
Losing the role of Olivia Pope on 'Scandal' 'happened for a reason,' says Pleasanton native, who also talks of how Whitney Houston's death altered her focus.
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Update: Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited
The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head.