Hometown Hero: East Bay man fights for justice on behalf of abused animals
Animals have a great friend in Leroy Moyer, a 76-year-old Walnut Creek man who's devoting his life to stopping violence against animals and seeing that people who abuse and kill pets are brought to justice.
Trail champion Bruce Beyaert leads effort to expand shoreline trail in Richmond
Bruce Beyaert and his volunteer group TRAC has speeded up development of the largest local segment of the shoreline trail around San Francisco Bay.
Berkeley scientist battles toxic sofas to promote public health
The banner that Arlene Blum unfurled in 1976 on the 24,500-foot mark of the world's highest mountain had an image of two petri dishes and an obscure message: "THE MUTANTS."
Hometown Hero: Fremont food bank's Melissa Ponchard 'thinks outside box' to serve thousands
Melissa Ponchard wants to help Tri-City Volunteers, the largest of the Alameda County Community Food Bank's 275 food pantries, find new and better ways to serve a growing number of poor residents.
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This church floor was transformed into a huge psychadelic light show
This rather ordinary church in Casablanca, Morocco was transformed into an explosion of color and pattern during the "Magic Carpet" show by French artist Claude Mossessian. Full Story
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Review: 'Transcendence' doesn't entirely compute, but Johnny Depp is good
The cerebral thriller spends a lot of time on talk as it delves into a not-so-distant future in which a supercomputer has a soul.
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Beyonce and Jay Z may tour together this summer
July 4 show in New York may be among 20-city stadium tour for the husband and wife.