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Hometown Heroes: Alamo nonprofit founder inspires youths to make philanthropy a daily part of life

Gaby Ghorbani started the Alamo-based nonprofit Pledge to Humanity, which has inspired thousands of kids throughout the East Bay to make a difference to the needy, locally and globally. 
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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Review: Updated 'Cinderella' keeps its old-fashion charm

The touring Broadway musical includes some contemporary messages about girl power, but it's the traditional fairy tale that makes the show worthwhile; it plays at Broadway San Jose through March 8.