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.
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4 weird ways Seattle, San Francisco are hyping Sunday's game
Fans are getting a little crazy in anticipation of this weekend's NFC West showdown. Full Story
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Great Dickens Christmas Fair: Kids, 19th-century London and no iPhones!
It's not just London -- it's London of 1865 during Christmastime, which gives the whole place an extra layer of magic. And even better -- they didn't have iPods or iPhones in 1865, so my kids stayed off their electronic devices for more than four hours. That has to qualify as a Christmas miracle.
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Simon Cowell rips Russell Brand
'X Factor’ judge says Brand should put his money where his mouth is after calling for revolution.