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    Hometown Hero: East Bay man fights for justice on behalf of abused animals

    Animals have a great friend in Leroy Moyer, a 76-year-old Walnut Creek man who's devoting his life to stopping violence against animals and seeing that people who abuse and kill pets are brought to justice. 
    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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    Coming right up: The world's fastest elevators

    Japan's Hitachi said this week it will provide the world's fastest elevators, which can clock speeds up to 45 mph, to a high-rise building in China. Full Story
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    Beyonce tops Time magazine's list of influential people

    Miley Cyrus, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, and Kerry Washington also make list.
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