Hometown Heroes: Bob Kopp of Pinole chronicles community events, with barbecues on the side
The longtime electrical contractor "never made a dime filming," doing it for the enjoyment of meeting people and serving his Pinole community.
Hometown Hero: Fremont woman starts a nonprofit group that helps cancer patients
Fremont's Sherry Higgs founded Drivers for Survivors, a nonprofit organization that helps cancer patients with two of their most basic needs: free transportation to medical appointments and companionship during what likely is the biggest health crisis of their lives.
Legacy of 'Pride of Pittsburg' director plays on
Orrin Cross sowed seeds of kindness in his winning high school marching band
Orinda resident connects horses and children with disabilities
Judy Lazarus founded successful Xenophon program two decades ago with two children and one horse
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.
This family survived 2 days of below-freezing cold in an overturned Jeep
A desperate search for a couple and four children missing for two days in the below-zero cold of Nevada turned jubilant Tuesday when rescuers found them alive near their overturned Jeep. Full Story
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Tonight's TV picks: Kelly Clarkson gets into holiday spirit; 'Rodeo Girls' saddle up
WATCH THIS:n "Kelly Clarkson's Cautionary Christmas Music Tale" (10 p.m., NBC): The pop star headlines an offbeat special that has her learning some lessons about the meaning of the holiday.
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'Fruitvale Station' shut out of Screen Actors Guild Award nominations
'12 Years a Slave,' 'Captain Phillips,' 'August: Osage County' and 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' dominate nominations. Usual suspects, including 'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family,' grab nods in the television acting categories.