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.
(Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)
10 best new Bay Area restaurants
Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu.
Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'
The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.