cancer

Relay ready to go this weekend

Residents have a chance this weekend to turn out to cheer on cancer survivors and continuing local research. The 2011 Relay for Life of Auburn starts at 10 a.m. Saturday with its ...

Check out relay Aug. 20-21

I would like to thank the Auburn Journal and writer Bridget Jones for the wonderful articles on the Relay For Life here in Auburn. I hope that these articles inspire people to not ...

Fremont teens visit Auburn during 1,000-mile bike ride

Chris Chan, 16, and Arvind Mahesh, 17, are Fremont American High School students who took a pit stop in Auburn Wednesday from a 1,000-mile bike ride to raise money. The two teens ...

Cyclists surge toward cures

Each grueling mile they ride gets professional cyclists in the Amgen Tour of California closer to the front of the peloton — and raising awareness for important causes. After t ...

Walk offers community chance to celebrate surviving cancer

Local residents will have a chance to support cancer survivors and hear their inspiring stories Tuesday before the Stage 3 start of the Amgen Tour of California in Downtown Auburn. ...

Foresthill home to inspiring folks

Once again the wonderful citizens of Foresthill rallied to support this wonderful young man (Maxwell Herlehy, Journal, Jan. 28). After hearing that he is now on his fifth round o ...

Walking Angels give thanks

Dear Auburn community and businesses: Our team, and all the other teams, would like to thank all of you for your support and contributions you have made to The Relay for Life. Be ...

Auburn’s fight on cancer

A unique and permanent fund started by several Auburnites raises $70,000 a year for research scientists working on cures for cancer. Some local friends met for coffee in 2001 and ...

First cancer, now Western States

When you have been through what Andrew Sewell has faced, running 100 miles may seem more like a walk in the park. The Granite Bay High graduate defeated leukemia in just over three ...

Media Life: Sundance Film Fest awards shine on Colfax producer’s movie

Sundance has been very good to Colfax High School grad and Weimar product Matt Medlin. Medlin was honored enough to have two films he co-produced – “Obselidia” and “Night ...

World's tallest dog Gibson loses cancer battle

A frequent celebrity guest in the Auburn area, Gibson – the world’s tallest dog – has died of cancer. The Grass Valley canine died on Friday and owner Sandy Hall announced h ...

Hoops stars take a swing at cancer

Bobby Jackson and Matt Barnes have much in common. They both grew up to be NBA basketball players, have played for the Sacramento Kings, currently make their offseason home in the ...

Media Life: World’s tallest dog Gibson battling cancer

Sad news coming out of Grass Valley. Or maybe a tail-wagging tale of hope and courage. Gibson, the Guinness Book of World Records-certified world’s tallest dog, has lost a leg t ...

Cyclist with cancer finds inspiration in Armstrong foundation

While cycling fans new and old are watching Lance Armstrong’s cycling comeback on the Amgen Tour of California this week, Cyndi Litzko has a more personal reason than most to fol ...