Steve Wardwell

Amgen tour, Giants among 2010’s top local stories

Following are my choices for the top 10 local stories of 2010. They are in reverse order, saving the most prominent for last. Reader interest, and reader feedback, played a large ...

Profile of a Giants fan

Ask just about any San Francisco Giants fan what they think about their team and they’ll sum up the experience of watching a game or season in one word — torture. “Everythi ...

Swallows return, but ...

The swallows have returned to Auburn. But they’re far from home. The birds are finding a century-old welcome mat has been pulled out from under them at the Placer County Courthou ...