Financial Focus: Everyone benefits when you make charitable gifts

Iain Marshall

05:00 am | Now that we are in the heart of the holiday season, you may be thinking about ways you can put your money where your heart is. Specifically, you might be pondering which groups you should support with charitable gifts. And as long as you choose…

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Puppy broker sentenced to jail

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Justin Poero hustles to recover his onside kick in the second half Friday. No. 53 is Hayden Nabors. Photo by Gil Tournour,

Rough night in Stockton for Oak Ridge football

10:12 am | STOCKTON — Mom said there’d be days like these but to the degree visiting Oak Ridge experienced last Friday in its CIF Division I section semifinal matchup with St. Mary’s…

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Teen scores with soccer charity

10:10 am | Oak Ridge junior Jack Handen has organized a charity youth soccer tournament this Saturday, Dec. 3 with proceeds benefiting other youth in…

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Trojans Norcal runner-up

The Lady Trojans regroup before winning the third set against Menlo-Atherton Saturday.

09:46 am | ATHERTON — Oak Ridge High’s quest to reach the Division I state finals ended a match short Saturday as host and top…

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Oak Ridge XC girls 11th in state

09:35 am | FRESNO — The Oak Ridge varsity girls team took 11th at last Saturday’s CIF State Championship Cross Country race at Woodard Park.…

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Schedule Oak Ridge Junior Trojans sent two teams to finals Scoreboard Bricca, OR girls race this Saturday