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  • Helping families cope with 'brain death' and loss

    To the editor: When I was interviewed by Sandy Banks for her Jan. 4 column, "Clash of science and faith," I noted that the job of a bioethicist is to "sort things out." My recommendation was to have a team help the family of Jahi McMath focus on "saying...
  • Janice H. Wilcox

    Janice H. Wilcox
    Janice H. Wilcox, former chief of staff for higher-education programs at the U.S. Department of Education and founder and CEO of Education Resources Group, died June 26 of neuroendocrine disease at her Towson home. She was 73. "Janice was the founder of...
  • San Diego Catholic bishop has advanced cancer

    San Diego Catholic bishop has advanced cancer
    Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores has advanced cancer and is being transferred to Nazareth House senior living center to receive palliative care, the Diocese of San Diego announced Wednesday. "The cancer is widespread, very advanced and very...
  • 'Valley Vista' at Cal State Northridge takes a stand for Valley art

    'Valley Vista' at Cal State Northridge takes a stand for Valley art
    The local 7-Eleven is the meeting place, watering hole and cultural center of the San Fernando Valley. At least that's what Valley-raised artist Jeffrey Vallance wrote in a 1985 essay titled "Avenue of the Absurd: Landmarks of the West San Fernando...
  • Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?

    Could Corbin Bernsen be in Bethlehem as early as April?
    Bethlehem got a little star power last year when actors Corbin Bernsen, Taylor Spreitler and friends scoured the city for spots to shoot their "passion project," a coming-of-age movie titled "Bethlehem." They said they wanted authenticity and revised...
  • A women's rights victory as California nixes an attack on abortion coverage

    A women's rights victory as California nixes an attack on abortion coverage
    With minimal fanfare, California state officials have nixed an underhanded effort by two Catholic-affiliated universities and their insurers to deprive the universities' employees of insurance coverage for abortions.  The move by the Department of...
  • Catholic bishop in San Diego being treated for prostate cancer

    Catholic bishop in San Diego being treated for prostate cancer
    Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores, who suffered a stroke in April, is being treated for prostate cancer, the Diocese of San Diego announced Monday. Flores, 66, is being treated at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center in Los Angeles, according to...
  • San Diego Catholic bishop dies after battle with cancer

    San Diego Catholic bishop dies after battle with cancer
    Roman Catholic Bishop Cirilo Flores died Saturday after a battle with cancer, the Diocese of San Diego announced. Flores, 66, died at 2:47 p.m., at  the Nazareth House senior living facility in Mission Valley where he had been transferred this week from...
  • Chefs join Paula Wolfert for fundraiser; sustainable seafood talk; Italian dinner

    Chefs join Paula Wolfert for fundraiser; sustainable seafood talk; Italian dinner
    Legendary cookbook writer Paula Wolfert has been diagnosed with an early form of Alzheimer’s disease, but in characteristic fashion, she’s not taking it passively. You can help her raise money for the Alzheimer’s Assn. -- and eat a lot...
  • Burb's Eye View: A safety brush-up for the cellphone generation

     Burb's Eye View: A safety brush-up for the cellphone generation
    With the last bag of laundry successfully removed from my parents' car, we took one more trip up the steps to my new dorm. My father, mother and I silently looked around the room. It was getting late in the afternoon. I suggested they could stay a...
  • Ted Boeke delivered when Crescenta Valley High baseball needed him most

    Ted Boeke delivered when Crescenta Valley High baseball needed him most
    As Ted Boeke was told by his father, and as he tells it now, he had a baseball with him since he arrived. “He brought me my first baseball the day I was born,” Boeke says of his father. While Boeke’s dad bestowed his son with his first...