autism

Teacher logs years of service

I know that many people in Auburn have never been recognized for what they do for the community. But I would like to recognize my wife, Denise Gessaro, who has been teaching for Pl ...

Government hides mercury dangers

Once again the government minions are lying or have been duped into believing their own corrupt advisers and agencies such as the FDA (re: Associated Press article about a fede ...

Patience and play are the keys to raising sons with autism

Parenting three young boys can be a challenge, but when the brothers all have autism it takes incredible patience. Stephanie Blackard (nee Gillette), a 1996 Del Oro graduate, and ...

Horses for Healing gives disabled a leg up

For many people with disabilities, interacting with others and with animals gives them a sense of confidence and accomplishment. At Horses for Healing they provide the opportuni ...

Placer teacher navigates classroom or Class V whitewater

Heather Snow didn’t pick a career — a career sort of picked her. Snow is a river guide and has been guiding guests through whitewater professionally for 22 years. Her mother ...