Stories from Chris Smith

Smith: Temple burn helps healing in Northern Ireland (w/video)

Burning Man artist David Best helps the healing in Northern Ireland

Smith: Play ball! And never, ever forget

Saturday’s opening day at the Mark West Little League fields was glorious, memorable. And it wasn’t all fun and games.

Miss Sonoma County: Football lineman, future Marine

The Elsie Allen High senior, recently crowned Miss Sonoma County, loves a challenge and is ready to join the armed services.

Smith: Cruz's stance on climate change baffles Sonoma County scientist

Checking of Ted Cruz’s statements by the Washington Post and others led them to Sonoma County physicist Carl Mears.

Smith: Midnight, a star of the Howarth Park pony rides, passes on

The sweet pony, who died on Thursday, delighted little ones for nearly two decades.

Smith: No way the siblings were excluded from this Disneyland trip

Five brothers and sisters in foster care are separated, but not for this week’s journey to the happiest place on Earth

Smith: Monday was Santa Rosa rescue day at Yosemite

Calls for help set Amy Carpenter and Chase Hensley of Santa Rosa running to help a rescued Yosemite National Park hiker, initially spotted by a Santa Rosa family, on Monday.

Smith: Vandals target giant Santa Rosa cross

Vandals appear to have dismantled part of giant cross on east Santa Rosa hillside.

Blinded Windsor teen inspired to keep people safe

Windsor High junior, injured as a baby by daycare worker, driven to serve in public safety.

Smith: Art has plenty of heart, but needs a kidney

All his life, Art Kane has worked for nonprofits and he’s helped others, but now he needs someone else's kidney.

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