mark starr

Lions Club eye programs help needy see a better future

AUBURN CA - For nearly 100 years, the Lions Clubs International has worked on projects designed to prevent blindness, restore eyesight and improve eyecare for hundreds of millions ...

Placer County supes tighten leash rules with Lucky’s Law

Delta Wilson-Ricky walked out of the Placer County Board of Supervisors chambers tearful but triumphant Tuesday, with tougher leash laws she has championed since the death of her p ...

Potential new wave of H1N1 keeps Placer County vaccine clinics going

Things are relatively flu-free for now but Placer County is girding for a possible third, stronger wave of H1N1. The first two rounds took place last spring and in the late fall. ...

10-Point Checkup: H1N1 flu in Placer County widespread, vaccine on way

1. Waiting for vaccine. Placer County was initially expecting its first big delivery in mid-October of 36,000 doses. It’s now not expected until the first week of November and ma ...

First H1N1 flu vaccine expected this week in Placer County

H1N1 help is on the way for Placer County as early as this week. The first 2,500 doses of H1N1 flu vaccine are expected to be delivered to pediatricians and family-practice physic ...