Hometown Hero: Freddye Davis of Hayward has spent a lifetime fighting for equal rights
Protesting with Martin Luther King Jr. in Birmingham, Ala., inspired Freddye Davis to advocate for equal rights.
Hometown Hero: Oakland's Mauricio Miller forges new path out of poverty for clients
Fed up with the traditional "top-down" approach to social services, Oakland resident Mauricio Miller started an organization that puts people in the driver's seat of their own future.
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.
Through bees, Orinda man reaches out to others
Orinda man's passion for bees gets people buzzing
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'Mad Men' bids farewell: Why were we so drawn to Don Draper?
Jon Hamm's damaged ad man became one of TV's most iconic characters.
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Joni Mitchell rushed to hospital
The legendary singer-songwriter is 'in good spirits' after being found unconscious at home.