Stories from Chris Smith

PD columnist Chris Smith shares Olivia Weber’s chance to get her life back, a big grant to envisioned east Santa Rosa greenway, and more.
An Aug. 26 a spaghetti feed open to all will raise money for Connie Camara-Rodrigues as she makes her way following the killing of both her children.
In the distant future these two spacecraft may be the only remnants of our life.
PD columnist Chris Smith tells us about a day of free and carefree music, along with the departures of two familiar Press Democrat bylines.
A benefit for the mother of Juliana and Julian Camara-Rodrigues, some good fortune for an injured firefighter and more.
A Ferris wheel wedding, a talk on what horses bring to Sonoma County, big money for Mendocino farm kids and more.
Every year, select detailers travel to Seattle and the Museum of Flight, where they clean and polish some extraordinary aircraft that otherwise would get to looking pretty shabby.
An 80-year-old who plays hardball, chocolate and Harrison Ford, and a marrow donor drive are part of the mix.
Kathy Anderson, a 1973 graduate of Analy High who manages the Cultivate Home store, set out to find something, anything about her birth mother.
Elaine Joyce, 93, who was pinned as a Girl Scout in 1935, will sing the National Anthem on Sunday — Girl Scouts Day — at AT&T Park.