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Reader Input: Stop ISIS cancer from spreading

It seems our president may be dragged by the foot into Syria. Realty trumps a failed foreign policy — a policy in which bad guys flourish. Sen. (Dianne) Feinstein stated th ...

Reader Input: Let’s find ways to end the stigma

The silver lining to the tragic death of Robin Williams could be that his star power draws a lot of media attention and shines a light on his struggles with substance abuse and a m ...

Granite Bay woman running first Boston Marathon

Running 26.2 miles in the course of a morning may seem daunting to most people, as it does to Granite Bay resident Laura Gordon, but that’s what she’ll be attempting to ...

For one woman, a picture says a thousand words

Placer High graduate and Auburn resident Rae Francis uses her positive attitude and outlook on life to inspire others with her colorful works of art that line the walls at Auburn R ...

Another View: In the face of adversity, appreciation of life lives

As I walked in the door of our home after visiting a friend at Auburn Faith hospital, the expression on Val’s face told me she had bad news. “She’s not going to ...

Me-One Foundation raises $17,000

More than 150 people attended the Escape to the Island holiday event on Dec. 12 to benefit the nonprofit Me-One Foundation. The event was held at the Morgan Creek Golf Club in Rose ...

Canine cancer awareness drives Pilot Hill woman

PILOT HILL – Tinkerbell, a bright-eyed Pembroke Welsh Corgi, was showing signs of trouble. Margot Farrelly was noticing the dog’s stool was bloody and the 8-year-old&r ...

Roseville railyard explores cleaner technology

 A visitor to Roseville doesn’t need to look far and wide to recognize the city’s railroad roots. Originally called Junction, after much of the Maidu population h ...

Reader Input: Big pharm no cancer answer

Kudos to George Lasater about his use of Laetrile in order to cure his cancer (“Holistic care helped prostate,” Reader Input, Sept. 12). The American Cancer Society f ...