Marriage: Made in Korea

When you’re stationed in a far-away country, the dating landscape definitely changes. Hikes to scenic vistas, ski trips… and an adventure in the Korean Demilitarized Zone? It was all part of the whirlwind courtship between pediatrician Chad Tarter, M.D., and Stephanie Bredar, R.N., in 2005, photo at left, when both captains were stationed at Osan…
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Lock in Your Ticket

It may be months away, but it’s never too early to block your calendar for the Solano Wine & Food Jubilee which returns to the Nut Tree Plaza in Vacaville May 18, 2019. The 32nd annual event promises to deliver all the good food, wine, brews and socializing that ticket holders have come to expect….
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In Memoriam

After courageous battles with cancer, two North- Bay Healthcare Foundation Board members passed away this fall, a huge loss for their families, NorthBay Healthcare and the entire community, said Brett Johnson, NorthBay Foundation Board president. Wendy Wasserman-Kellogg died Thursday, Sept. 27 at NorthBay VacaValley Hospital after a nearly five-year battle with breast cancer. Adam Burke…
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Teamwork Skills Honed in the Air Force

NorthBay Healthcare gastroenterologist Michael Krier, M.D., credits his time in the military for teaching him the importance of being a team player in health care. “It taught me to remain flexible, always. ‘Semper Gumby,’ as some put it,” he says with a smile. “There’s great camaraderie there… teaching clinicians the necessity of being a team…
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Yeoman’s Job As a Volunteer

A 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, Louis McCreaven knows how to keep a tight ship, and that’s what the retired yeoman aims to do as a NorthBay Guild volunteer, signing up to spend two days a week in NorthBay Medical Center’s Emergency Department. He started volunteering for the NorthBay Guild 15 years ago, working…
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