kate riordan

Lyme disease nightmare a reality as Auburn-area outdoors activity increases

A barely discernible insect about the size of a poppy seed can turn a relatively normal life into a nightmare. All it takes is a walk in the woods. The insect is the western blac ...

Horse herpes virus in Placer but no threat yet to Tevis Cup

Tevis Cup ride organizers are staying the course, despite some skittishness in the horse community over the threat of a dangerous horse-herpes outbreak in California. The cause fo ...