adoption

Abortion a very serious matter

Many people spend their whole lives trying to get pregnant, and other people spend their whole lives worrying about it. I understand most people’s reasons for supporting abortion ...

For Sierra College trustee Aaron Klein global adoption issues are personal

AUBURN CA - Through the eyes of Emma Klein, the youngest child there, Thursday’s citizenship ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building in Sacramento was ...

Internet search connects rocklin man with birth mother

Until a few months ago, Cliff Herman had never wondered about the woman who gave him life. “I was adopted at birth. My mother made me aware of my adoption from a very early age, ...

Father's happiness is a full house

Pat Flanagan has a full house and a full heart. He and wife Susan are raising five children under the age of 12 at their Auburn home, and they’re always willing to make room for ...

Adoption practices wrong

This letter specifically concerns AAARF and Placer County animal control, but if other pet adoption agencies see similarities, please listen up. You seriously need to reevaluate yo ...

Adopt, love a rescue animal

Some animals are abused every day, and most people don’t even know about it. Their lives are spent being kicked, yelled at, and more. This can happen when the owner of a pet is ...

UPDATE: Billionaire Ted Turner aids Auburn family’s Haitian rescue effort

With a lot of determination – and some help from billionaire Ted Turner – Auburn’s Scott and Debbie Bryditzki were about to pull off a miracle today in Haiti. The Lake of th ...

Two more bring twice the joy for mother of adopted cousins

Arlie Hubins knew her adopted kids before they were born. The retired probation officer met the mother of one of her now 4-year-olds during weekly mandated visits to the then tee ...

Adopted boy finds 'forever family'

Matthew Flanagan officially has his “forever family.” On Monday afternoon, surrounded by dozens of friends and loved ones snapping photos and wiping away tears, Placer County J ...