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Hometown Hero: Oakland's Mauricio Miller forges new path out of poverty for clients
Fed up with the traditional "top-down" approach to social services, Oakland resident Mauricio Miller started an organization that puts people in the driver's seat of their own future.
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.
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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Friday's TV picks: Can 'Hart of Dixie' survive?
Low-rated series airs Season 4 finale. Plus, peek inside the kitchens of 'Disney Dream Cruise.'
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Are Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris a thing?
Pair seen at Kenny Chesney show projecting some serious public affection.