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Granite Bay dad recovering from bone marrow transplant

Until recently, Tim and Jana Krumal hadn’t spent more than two nights away from their four young children. Now they expect to spend the next three months living apart. The ...

Oktoberfest to aid woman in cancer treatment

The local Knights of Columbus is hosting a fundraiser Saturday for a Roseville woman undergoing cancer treatment. Stephanie Millward, 19, has been diagnosed with stage four neurob ...

Mind-body center aids cancer patients, survivors

When Shannon Maveety faced her second bout with cancer, she thought she could deal with the disease alone. “I thought, ‘I’m a tough lady, I can do this,’&r ...

Eat at Round Table, aid Granite Bay family

Eating at a local Round Table Pizza on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 will help ease the financial burden of Tim Krumal, a Granite Bay resident who will soon undergo a bon ...

Roseville family won’t let cancer win

Tom Wieser has two birthdays. There is his conventional birthday and then his second one, observed by his wife and four children each March 5 since 2005 when his colorectal cancer ...

Colorectal cancer survivor encourages awareness

The 2nd annual Putt for Your Butt golf tournament has a silly name and a serious purpose. Florence Kurttila, a cancer survivor in her 11th cancer-free year, is a board member ...

Sirovy celebrated at Oakmont

A common word emerges as colleagues and students describe longtime Roseville educator Kathleen Sirvoy: caring. She is credited with creating a “culture of caring,” at O ...

Dream brings 'light' to ill woman

Tamara Wilson had a simple wish: “To see the fireflies.” The 67-year-old Roseville resident has spent the last year — following her terminal diagnosis of renal ce ...

'Teen Room' provides some normalcy in lives of ill teenagers

Kiersten Gallagher walks into the Teen Room wearing a hospital gown, an IV attached to her hand. The 14-year-old has leukemia. She’s undergone two rounds of chemotherapy and is ...

Student loses mom to cancer, finds help in scholarship

Ashley Robison says her mom was the parent who let the kids do the “bad stuff.” Like when her dad, who served in the U.S. Air Force, would tell his family to limit themselves ...

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 ...

Team Will visits cancer patients in Roseville

On their way across the country to raise money for childhood cancer research, riders from Team Will visited pediatric patients fighting the disease at the Kaiser Permanente Women a ...

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 ...