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Lakewood’s “Thank a Servicemember” campaign, which sends postcards and letters of appreciation to our nation’s troops deployed overseas, will be sorely missing letters this year from one exceptional individual who made military correspondence a core part of her life. Original Lakewood resident Alleen Cooper passed away recently at the age …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement regarding the death of Santa Rosa Police Department Detective Marylou Armer: “Jennifer and I are terribly saddened to learn of Detective Armer’s untimely death. Amid the current fight against COVID-19, Detective Armer selflessly and courageously served her community and the people of California. …continue reading

Marinette “Elizabeth” Rodier

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our dear Marinette “Elizabeth” Rodier. As many of you know, Elizabeth has been a faithful volunteer at Grateful Hearts for many years. She recently suffered two strokes and was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. She …continue reading