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Stories from Chris Smith

Keegan family’s public service celebrated

The Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital Foundation honored the late James and Billie Keegan’s entire family on Thursday.

Smith: Those cyclists ache to save the world

More than 150 people pedaled through Sonoma County Wednesday on an almost 300-mile group ride from Fortuna to San Francisco during Climate Ride California.

Smith: Teacher, charming boy set to meet again

A schoolteacher spellbound by a kind young boy in a wheelchair at Kaiser is set to meet the kid again.

Smith: Is this what it’s like to be almost 100?

What to do if you’re expected at a charity lunch Thursday in Rohnert Park and a golf tournament the same day 95 miles away?

Smith: Found diamond ring could be yours

Online auction begins for the gold-and-diamonds ring found by the director of a west county church camp.

Smith: Boy at Kaiser wows veteran teacher

'We talked for only about a minute. But in that time, I found him to be the sweetest kid I have ever met,' said Bob Edmondson, a 5th-grade teacher, of a chance encounter at Kaiser.

Smith: Eat, spend and lift up Nepal at Sebastopol benefit

Rajesh Moktan is holding a benefit buffet Sunday night at his Sebastopol restaurant, with money going to people in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal.

Smith: She’s writing a book on The Embezzler

Local forensics accountant gets in touch to say she is writing that book — the one that looks at the broken trust involved in the crime of embezzlement.

Smith: A dumbfounding reminder that good people can steal

A man who dedicated much of his life to serving and honoring fellow veterans pleaded guilty to embezzling $20,000 last week, dumbfounding and disappointing many.

Smith: Manny’s good luck charm & bum shoulder

A Philippine congressman, friend and regular ringside companion of boxer Manny Pacquiao was in Cotati Wednesday, where he shared some thoughts on the now-controversial bout with Floyd Mayweather.

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