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'Silicon Valley': Moraga native Jonathan Dotan tasked with making the show feel realistic
In last week's Season 2 opener of "Silicon Valley" (10 p.m. Sunday, HBO) the show's motley crew of geeks were seen being wooed by fat-cat investors during a lavish bash held at AT&T Park. So how realistic was the sequence? Would a tech company really take over an entire ballpark for some private fun and frivolity? Well, yes
Pittsburg: Retiring case worker a 'miracle worker' for clients
Coni Soares didn't need retirement gifts on her final day as a case worker at Mountain View Emergency Family Shelter in Pittsburg as she already had plenty: Hundreds of photographs of people she had helped, all of them with unique stories of survival.
Hometown Hero: Freddye Davis of Hayward has spent a lifetime fighting for equal rights
Protesting with Martin Luther King Jr. in Birmingham, Ala., inspired Freddye Davis to advocate for equal rights.
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.
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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Scarlett Johansson hosts 'SNL'; Daytime Emmy Awards on tap
Plus, this week on TV: Rory Kennedy revisits 'Last days of Vietnam' and J.K. Rowling's adult novel, 'The Casual Vacancy,' comes to television.
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'Everybody Loves Raymond' star Sawyer Sweeten reportedly commits suicide
Actor, 19, played Geoffrey Barone on hit CBS show, alongside real siblings Sullivan and Madilyn.