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
Oakland activist helps troubled young men heal from trauma
It might seem strange, to those with a dim view of them, to witness young men with gang affiliations and juvenile records gathered in a ceremonial circle and disclosing their deepest regrets.
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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Travel top 10: World's best cities for winter vacations
Some of the world's cities shine brightly in winter. And they aren't likely to be overrun with tourists between now and February. If you're looking to get away soon, check out this list from CNN Travel of the 10 best cities for a winter vacation.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.