American Cancer Society

Candidate says abortion causes cancer

Jim Reed and Doug LaMalfa sparred in a debate for the new Congressional District 1. In that debate, Doug LaMalfa made a serious blunder to support his position that would prohibit ...

Colfax man to walk full 24 hours of Relay for Life

Andy Gonzales knows how to go the distance. That is what he's been doing for much of his life as the first-place finisher for the 1977 Western States Trial Run, the first official ...

Walk with a purpose: Relay for Life steps off Saturday

When walkers take to the track Saturday for 24 hours, they’ll be trekking in honor of those who are fighting cancer and those who they’ve lost to the disease, and raisi ...

Relay For Life strikes emotional chord

Everyone from supporters, to survivors, to bikers, to the statue of liberty, was present at Auburn’s emotional and fun Relay for Life. This year’s 12th annual Relay featured ...

Relay team makes Mission of cancer awareness Possible

When it comes to the Relay For Life of Auburn, Mission Possible’s belief is “the more the merrier.” The team, which includes about 24 members, was the most successful in ter ...

Cancer survivors fight back for others

When Sue Potter was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, a binder from the American Cancer Society provided her with resources that made her feel less out of control. Members of ...

Cruise Nite crew gives back

Three members of the Auburn Cruise Nite Committee donated to the American Cancer Society on July 8 during the third Auburn Cruise Nite show of the season. Dick Kiger, Jack Kenny a ...

Cruisin' for a cause

Charity and classic cars go hand-in-hand Friday night as the second Auburn Cruise Nite show of the season revs up. Among the 300-plus pre-1972 cars and trucks on Lincoln Way from ...

Weaver left great legacy

June 15, the ninth anniversary of the passing of Harold M. Weaver, a long time to be missing that caring, compassionate, capable and community-oriented gentleman. Twenty-five years ...

Mt. Everest is the ultimate grind for this Roseville climber

Rick Hitch doesn’t have a fear of heights, but he isn’t particularly fond of heights, either.But when he was supposed to be focused on deer hunting, his attention was d ...

Relay for Life a big step in cancer fight

I am representing the Auburn Relay for Life. I started walking in 2004, when our granddaughter was diagnosed with medulloblastoma (brain cancer). She was on an experimental drug p ...

Young man made profound impact

You can’t pick up a paper or magazine nowadays without reading about the moral and ethical decline of our youth. Many of us baby boomers lament about this younger generation and ...

Cruising for a cure

As Auburn Cruise Nite rolls out its fourth show of the season Friday on Lincoln Way, the summertime auto exhibition is putting some horsepower behind a cause. Along with seeing ...

In tough economy, raising money has gone to the birds

When the going gets tough, fundraising for a cure gets creative. The annual Auburn Relay for Life is just 10 days away, and teams of businesses and individuals are in the home str ...

Relay fights cancer

Julia Wallace has a motto for the fight against cancer: “There is no finish line until we find a cure.” She and her team will start walking on Saturday for 24 hours in hopes o ...