(Doug Oakley, Bay Area News Group)
Oakland youth dance program celebrates 20 years
Dimension Dance Theater's Rite of Passage program teaches kids life lessons through dance.
Hometown Hero: Doug Schuster founded Concord Police Department's neighborhood patrol program
CONCORD -- Doug Schuster stumbled into a career in law enforcement in the military and found the work so rewarding that he has spent nearly 20 years and thousands of hours volunteering with the Concord Police Department.
Antioch woman makes giving back her biggest hobby
Bari Costello has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities over the years, led local community groups, and spearheaded efforts to improve the town of Antioch.
Oakland woman brings health care and sense of home to local immigrants
Former undocumented worker has built pioneering health program for day laborers and the needy all over Oakland
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.
(Anna Marie Dos Remedios)
Wine: Idle Hour Winery, near Yosemite
Tucked away near Yosemite's southern gate, Anna Marie dos Remedios' Idle Hour Winery makes viognier, pinot noir and tempranillo.
(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments
“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda.