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.
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.
How many times can you call the cops before getting arrested? This many
Japanese police said Thursday they have arrested a woman for calling them more than 15,000 times over a six-month period. Full Story
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Fitness gadgets: How much do they help?
Whether in the gym or on the road, everyone seems to be plugged in, whether it's listening to music or wearing heart-rate monitors. But how well they work is not always a matter of hard science.
What's next for Amanda Bynes post-rehab?
'Hairspray’ actress wants to go to college to learn fashion design.