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    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. 
    Celebrating the people in the Bay Area who make a difference in the communities

      Hometown Heroes celebrates people in the Bay Area who make a difference in their communities. In addition to highlighting remarkable individuals, the Hometown Heroes feature aims to encourage volunteerism, raise visibility of nonprofits and key causes in the area and create a spirit of giving.

      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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    Harrison Ford seriously injured in plane crash

    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 mutiple gashes on his head.