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.
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Holiday cookie boot camp
Amp up your holiday baking with these cookie tips from Alice Medrich and other baking pros.
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How Miley Cyrus landed MTV's Best Artist of 2013 honors
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