cancer

Locals navigate through diagnoses of terminal illness

Denise VonMillanich knows the weight of having a child diagnosed with a terminal illness all too well. She also knows the sorrow and grief that accompanies a child passing away. ...

Goodbye Dorothy

We recently lost a dear lady to cancer. Her name is Dorothy Lock. She was a person with so much dignity in the face of her devastating illness. While she could still come to the ph ...

Trekking with the Ta-Ta's

"Phyllis Gard and Debbie Collier are our 2011 reason for relay," said team leader Julie Lowry. "Both are going through cancer treatment now." The Relay for Life, which raised $80, ...

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 ...