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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

American Cancer Society begins cancer research study

The American Cancer Society is holding a kickoff for Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), a large-scale, long-term study looking at the lifestyle, environmental and genetic factors t ...

Longtime Roseville activist placed on hospice

Even on hospice, Roseville resident Jack Wallace hasn’t stopped talking about what’s going on politically in the city he calls home. Wallace, 82, has devoted much of h ...

Roseville man refuses to let cancer defeat him

It’s the question with no easy answer: Should a person with a life-threatening disease and dire prognosis forgo additional treatment or keep going until all possible options ...

‘Harvest of Hope’ gala raises money for cancer group

Enjoy an evening under the moonlight at a beautiful estate, while helping out a good cause. The fourth annual American Cancer Society's Harvest of Hope Gala takes place Saturday, S ...

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 ...

Roseville girl wishes for "Team in Training" donations

A Roseville couple has a birthday wish on behalf of their little daughter. The Herrington family is asking local residents and businesses to consider donating to Jodee's Team in T ...

Roseville dad, daughter forge bond in cancer's shadow

Just like many parents of teenagers, Nasir and Jeanne Moloo affectionately ribbed their daughter about getting a summer job as the school year came to a close. "We've been trying ...

Oakmont team will Relay in honor of principal

Oakmont High School junior Julie Zimmer wears a silver necklace pretty much every day. The pendant, a ribbon, is a reminder of her battle with cancer. Not that she needs a reminde ...