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.

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An Indonesian governor wants to stop adultery with prayer

An Indonesian governor said Wednesday he has ordered all civil servants in a central province to attend mass prayer sessions and religious sermons in a bid to stop adultery. Full Story
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Three great bites: Bay Area's best ice cream sandwiches

Spring has sprung and this balmy weather brings on a powerful yearning for truly great ice creams. Here are three places to get your fix at Cream, Cookiebar and Pacific Cookie Company.