cancer

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

LEAVING A LEGACY Almost a year ago, before Scott left the ESPN studios and lost his battle to cancer, he gave a speech about his diagnosis and his fight.  “I watch tha ...

OVERCOMING CANCER: Jake Vujovich’s inspiring story to a cancer-free life

Cancer affects roughly 14 million people in the world each year. At two-years and nine-months-old, Granite Bay High soon-to-be freshman Jake Vujovich was adds to that list. As an ...

An inspiration on the football field and in the community

During this past football season at Rocklin High School, Thomas “Tommy” Moore donned the No. 4 jersey and lined up at tight end and linebacker for the Thunder. But it ...

Going beyond the pain to be more than a basketball player

During the second semester of his sophomore year, while attending Oakmont High in Roseville, Whitney High senior Moses Daniels suffered a terrible loss when his mother lost her bat ...

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 ...

Rocklin man “finds” cure for cancer

Nick Stansfield, a resident of Rocklin since 2003, believes he has discovered how to prevent and cure cancer. “Believe me, I understand how Christopher Columbus felt when he trie ...

Refusing to let go of a dream

Rocklin’s Glen Peacock family is understandably proud that their youngest is now playing football on a scholarship at Midland University in Fremont, Neb., but the road it took to ...

Letter to Editor: Relay for Life just a distraction

Cancer is horrible. I absolutely agree it needs to be stopped. But Relay for Life won’t stop it. No matter how many miles you travel or how much money you raise. Why? Because ...

Fight cancer, celebrate survivors at Relay event

Doreen Prado’s first thought when she heard about the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life was she couldn’t possibly walk for 24 hours straight.Then she learned that the ...

Relay gives glimpse of hope to families affected by cancer

Last week I got an e-mail with the subject of “Why I Relay.” It was a Rocklin woman’s reason behind participating in Relay for Life, a 24-hour event where people walk to rai ...

Rocklin mom shaves for the brave

Rocklin mom Shannon Barry is thinking about the 46 sets of parents who will fall asleep tonight in shock, just like she did four years ago. “I remember the night I cried on my ...

New “tanning tax” has salon owners seeing red

When July 1 rolls around, it’s going to be a little more expensive for indoor tanners to achieve that special shade of beige. A 10 percent tax on indoor tanning, which goes into ...

A run to remember

Seven-year-old Ty Boatman returned to the Jr. Zebra Mighty Mites team ready to run the ball. As he streaked up the sideline and into the end zone, all of Keith Howard Memorial S ...

Relay for Life raises funds to beat cancer

For more photos: Relay for Life in Rocklin raises thousands A threatening dark sky and a few raindrops didn’t damper the spirits of more than 700 people last weekend.The cro ...