Stories from Chris Smith
Smith: This way, Cody’s caring lives on
Family and friends of a 2009 Montgomery High grad who died in May excavator accident have founded a new charitable effort to help those in need.
Santa Rosa man opens home to rescued birds
At Birds of a Feather Rescue, John Lloyd, his wife, and a group of volunteers devote their time to care for abandoned, neglected and abused birds, most of them sizable and vocal parrots.
Smith: Missed opportunity with right to die law
There was a sense among activists that this would be the year California would adopt a right-to-die law similar to Oregon’s. But it was not to be.
Smith: Bill would name Annadel park after Trione
A bill sponsored by state Sen. Mike McGuire to rename Annadel State Park for the philanthropist who was instrumental in the park’s creation is in committee.
Smith: When the paperboy went above and beyond
Ex-Santa Rosa kid Bill Carmody did a nice job with his Inc. magazine on the lessons he learned delivering newspapers as a boy.
Smith: 2 giraffe skeletons part of SRJC professor's legacy
A new feature at the Oakland Zoo will build on the work of beloved teacher Nick Anast, who died in March in a kayaking accident.
Fong-Torres opens up about music, 'Wheel of Fortune' win at Santa Rosa Q&A
The radio columnist, broadcaster and ex-Rolling Stone writer/editor will rap with Chris Smith tonight.
Smith: Mysteriously ill Analy grad a step closer to answers
Doctors at the Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins University have agreed to see a mysteriously ill Analy High School grad who is fighting for her life.
Smith: How a sweet old Karmann Ghia will do good for homeless animals
The raffling of a classic VW will benefit the Sonoma Humane Society.