Close to Home
People & Business
Book of Lists
Food & Wine
Home and Garden
A & E
TV Blog + Listings
Food & Wine
Stories from Bob Padecky
Padecky: Casa Grande baseball coach guides team with winning formula
Paul Maytorena, the longtime boss of Casa Grande baseball program, has led his team to No. 1 seed in this season’s North Coast Section tournament.
Padecky: Bobsledder Holcomb's memory remains forever young
Byron Craighead, the SRJC Hall of Famer and athletic trainer for USA bobsled in three Winter Olympics, talks about his friend who died earlier this month.
Padecky: Raiders’ move a wound too deep for Cloverdale superfan
For David Carrillo, who lost his mother to murder when he was a baby, the Raiders were like the family he never had. The team's move to Las Vegas is changing all of that.
Padecky: Tommie Smith knows the price of an athlete's protest
Tommie Smith, one of two black U.S. athletes who raised their fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Olympics, told his story at SSU.
Padecky: Healdsburg, Cal alum knows the many sides of football
Andrew Cameron has had a torn biceps tendon, two concussions, two shoulder surgeries, three knee surgeries and doesn't regret a moment of football.
Padecky: A quarter-century of smiles for Santa Rosa coach
Santa Rosa High School is honoring its longtime cross country coach at a meet this Saturday.
Padecky: NBA great shares words of wisdom with SSU players
Five-time NBA champion Bill Cartwright never had to say a thing to get another player’s attention.
Padecky: High school coaching carousel becoming the norm
This season of upheaval in Sonoma County football is likely to become the norm.
Padecky: Herzog's exit as Casa Grande coach shocks parents, players
"And those boys who were crying, it was the big boys crying …," says the mother of a former Gauchos player about the tears shed in the locker room after the teens heard of football coach Trent Herzog's dismissal earlier this week.
Padecky: Football brings life-changing opportunities for Casa Grande player
For Dylan Korte, an ordinary day became a most extraordinary one, from being just another kid in class to one who will receive a free college education.
Most Popular Stories
1 arrested, 3 fighting for their lives after suspected DUI crash on Hwy. 12
Body of missing Santa Rosa woman found in ravine
Woman found dead in Caspar under suspicious circumstances
SMART revises schedule amid public backlash
Hwy. 12 crash injures 3, kills dog
Healdsburg crash leaves passenger dead, driver charged