Relay for Life

Cancer never sleeps, and neither do the "Lifers"

By Amanda Calzada and Anne Stokes Placer Herald Correspondents Glowing through the crisp, cool night breeze, a small candle inside a white paper bag labeled “Deborah Haas-Henry†...

Relay celebrates cancer survivors, honors its victims

In the pursuit of creating a world with more birthdays, Rocklin residents and the American Cancer Society are teaming up to celebrate Rocklin’s 11th annual Relay for Life, a 24-h ...

Letter to Editor: Cancer has far-reaching impact

Cancer has far-reaching impact Just as the effects of a challenging economy are felt by families in every community, cancer, too, has a far-reaching impact. No matter how the stoc ...

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 ...

Relaying hope in the battle against cancer

One million starts with one. Every step of those attending Rocklin’s 10th annual Relay for Life last weekend brought the cure to cancer closer to the finish line for the 1.3 mill ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two cancers don’t dampen Merrill’s spirits

For Jeannie Merrill, laughter may be the best medicine. Despite her battle with two cancers, she still maintains a smile and is able to keep a sense of humor through it all. Me ...

Mark calendars for Relay for Life Sept. 12

Rocklin get ready – Relay for Life will be held Sept. 12 at Rocklin High School. So far, more than 200 people are registered within 38 teams totaling more than $13,000 raised s ...

Walk around the clock

The 7th annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society took place in Rocklin this past weekend with 729 registererd participants walking the track at Rocklin High ...

Walking the walk in Rocklin

Each year, in communities across the nation, people whose lives have been impacted by cancer unite their efforts in the ongoing fight against the disease. For each of the past sev ...