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    ( Dan Honda )
    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.  
    Celebrating the people in the Bay Area who make a difference in the communities

      Hometown Heroes celebrates people in the Bay Area who make a difference in their communities. In addition to highlighting remarkable individuals, the Hometown Heroes feature aims to encourage volunteerism, raise visibility of nonprofits and key causes in the area and create a spirit of giving.

      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.

    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Review: Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands and delights

    Oakland's Encuentro takes an inspired approach to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, coming up with creative, seasonal fare that's hearty enough to satisfy any omnivore.  
    (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)
    Tracy Morgan may not perform or walk without assistance again

    “Saturday Night Live” alum seen outside New York hospital Wednesday in a wheelchair.