49 results for "LEZLIE PATTERSON"
With a hand drill and color samples on the counter between them, Michael Schleitweiler and Erin Cowles bounce decorating ideas off each other. Cowles is a volunteer case manager with Next Move’s Home at Last program, which provides the per...
"Lassoed by Fortune" by Marie Ferrarella; Harlequin ($5.50, paperback)
Karen Parsegian approaches a class of fourth-graders at Bannon Creek Elementary School with her white cane outstretched. Blind since 2002, she asks 10-year-old Christopher Hall if she can feel what he looks like and touches his puffy black hair.
"Rushing Amy" by Julie Brannagh; Avon Impulse (2014), 440 pages, $1.99 (e-book)
Jason Burlingame, 24, a United Natural Foods Inc. employee, joins other volunteers to install solar panels with GRID Alternatives, a nonprofit aimed at bringing low-cost renewable energy solutions to families in need.
Sitting snugly under a warm air blanket, Heidi Jamieson shows little to no apprehension about the bone marrow harvest procedure she’s about to undergo at Sutter General Hospital early Tuesday morning.
On a stormy night Saturday, two homeless men huddle under a bridge to stay dry and warm. Woodie Denning and other volunteers from the Abundant Life Fellowship’s Hope for Homeless appear like angels, bringing warm soup and hot chocolate. H...
Fourth-grader Isabella Yan comes into the office at Peregrine Elementary School in Davis with a book of poetry. She’s on a mission to make copies for her teacher, and Mary Lee Fisher shows her how so she can get back to class.
In the final stages of Alzheimer’s, Donald Sanderson is unable to communicate verbally. But Monica Pleinis connects with him through the power of human touch.
Rose Tribolet stands in a dimly lit hallway and knocks loudly on a hotel room door. She announces she’s with Meals on Wheels and an elderly woman opens up. A Chihuahua named Mr. Perfect darts out to greet their visitor before scurrying bac...