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.
This country just became the first to legalize pot
In a bold bid to control addiction and drug violence, Uruguay has become the first country to legalize marijuana. Full Story
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Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks' predictably magical
Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks shine in a film that depicts how Walt Disney struggled to convince persnickety 'Mary Poppins' author P.L. Travers to sell him the film rights to her beloved story.
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Demi Lovato says she couldn't go 30 minutes without cocaine
Former Disney actress and current 'X Factor’ judge says she hit rock bottom at age 19.