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.