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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
Scouting for ways to serve: 'Hometown Hero' Tom Steuber of Lafayette
LAFAYETTE -- By the time Tom Steuber first went camping, he was an adult. He was put on "suspension" for bad behavior by his family and warned he wouldn't be included in future trips if he couldn't be a good sport.
John Iwawaki shows middle school students the world outside Richmond
Hometown Hero John Iwawaki founded the ESCAPE Club 15 years ago to take Richmond middle school students on educational trips to environmental treasures such as Mount Diablo, the Monterey Bay Aquarium and the snowy Sierras to learn about the world around them. Students, who call him "Mr. I," said Iwawaki is a role model who teaches them about science and ecology in a fun way, while helping them to build life skills such as teamwork, cooperation and perseverance.
Building hope: Bay Area homebuilders lay foundation of charitable giving
Bay Area homebuilders Lori and David Sanson, co-founders of DeNova Homes in Concord, have a long history of involvement in charitable causes. Besides giving of their time and money to various nonprofits, the couple builds transitional housing for the homeless through their collaboration with the nonprofit HomeAid of Northern California.
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.
Review: 'Horrible Bosses' stretches credulity and audience nerves for laughs
It isn't about bosses at all this time, but Nick, Kurt and Dale are still getting stiffed. As bad as these poor working schlubs were at it last time around, these clowns still think revenge will taste sweet.
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Creed's Scott Stapp says he's homeless and broke
The singer’s wife claims in divorce papers he also dealing with meth addiction and psychiatric issues.