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  • Duo awarded $10K for college

    Duo awarded $10K for college
    NEWPORT BEACH — Charlie Umansky has competed in a variety of sports at Estancia High School, including water polo, basketball, golf, track and field, swimming and volleyball. He knows plenty about the rivalry with Costa Mesa High School and the...
  • Argyros couple donates $5 million to UC Irvine

    UC Irvine has received a $5-million gift from a Newport Beach couple that will go toward building the campus' new Gavin Herbert Eye Institute. UCI officials announced the donation from philanthropists Julia and George Argyros on Thursday night at the...
  • The Crowd: Pink ties blend with Angels red at ball

    Their goal was to "hit it out of the park." The 2011 Pink Tie Ball, produced by the Orange County affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, recently took place at Angel Stadium. The benefit event drew nearly 400 guests and netted $310,000, earmarked...
  • 1-800-GET-THIN is sued by former workers

    1-800-GET-THIN is sued by former workers
    Workers at weight-loss surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign persuaded patients to have medically unnecessary surgeries and billed insurance companies for procedures that were never performed, a new lawsuit alleges. Two women who...
  • Inaction by regulators as weight loss surgery allegations mount

    Inaction by regulators as weight loss surgery allegations mount
    Several current or former workers for the people behind those 1-800-GET-THIN ads have made allegations about this weight-loss enterprise that government regulators should have gotten to the bottom of long ago. Taken together, the allegations are that...
  • Irvine welcomes middle age

    IRVINE — Tina Williams, 68, moved here in 1970, when the mailing address was still Santa Ana. "It was so attractive with the agriculture that we had all around," Williams said of moving into a new house in a largely undeveloped suburb. "There was...
  • Lap-Band sales fell 16% in third quarter, Allergan says

    Lap-Band sales fell 16% in third quarter, Allergan says
  • Another patient dies after Lap-Band surgery

    Another patient dies after Lap-Band surgery
    An Orange County woman has died after weight-loss surgery at a West Hills outpatient clinic, the fifth person to die shortly after Lap-Band procedures at clinics affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign since 2009, according to lawsuits,...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads

    FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads
    The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients. The...
  • Michael Hiltzik: Lap-Band maker Allergan wants it both ways

    Michael Hiltzik: Lap-Band maker Allergan wants it both ways
    This year is shaping up as a gratifying one for Allergan, the big Irvine company known for Botox and breast implants. The leading manufacturer of gastric bands, which are surgically implanted around the stomach to suppress the appetite of extremely...
  • Michael Hiltzik: FDA seems to take light approach to Allergan and Lap-Band

    Michael Hiltzik: FDA seems to take light approach to Allergan and Lap-Band
    In 1960, a young inspector for the Food and Drug Administration faced down a powerful drug company by rejecting its application to sell a morning-sickness drug in the United States. The company, Richardson-Merrell, griped about her repeated demands for...