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.
SpaceX launched its rocket again, and this time it worked
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Tuesday evening, carrying a 7,000-pound communications satellite. Full Story
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Tonight's TV picks: 'Christmas in Rockefeller Center' lights up; Kirstie Alley returns to TV
'Kirstie' stars Alley as a Broadway diva shaken by the arrival of a 26-year-old son she gave up for adoption.
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'Wheel of Fortune uses 'The Fast and the Furious' answer days after Paul Walker's death
On Monday, days after Paul Walker’s death, game show broadcasts puzzle solution taped in October.