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  • Craft beer steps up for charity

    Yes, Virginia, there is something better than drinking beer: drinking beer for a good cause! And the upcoming weeks will give beer lovers at least two opportunities to drink well while helping others. First up is Haymarket Pub and Brewery's...
  • Fighting for air

    Fighting for air
    For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death. She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...
  • Pioneers win cross-town clash

    PROVIDENCE HIGH—Rivals Bellarmine-Jefferson High and Providence took the court in the final game of an all-day tournament benefiting a good cause Saturday at Providence High School. The game proved worthy of main-event status, as the Guards and the...
  • Health Notes: Genetic testing is a growth business -- and good for your health, study claims

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Genetic testing is a growth business -- and good for your health, study claims
    In a new report, The American Clinical Laboratory Association asserts that genetic testing and genomic clinical lab testing generates 116,000 jobs -- 44,000 directly, the rest indirectly -- and contributes $16.5 billion annually to the U.S. economy. In...
  • First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap

    First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap
    The Chicago Auto Show opened a 10-day public run with its 21st First Look for Charity at McCormick Place on Feb. 9. This tuxedo-mandatory gala, attended by 8,000, raised more than $2 million for 18 local nonprofits that included the 100 Club of Chicago,...
  • Baltimore Bartenders' Guild prepares inaugural event

    For over a year, a group of local bartenders have been informally meeting as Baltimore's first guild for mixologists. They've been operating under the radar for most of that time, only quietly launching a website a month ago. But they will make their big...
  • 'Breathless Bride' defies death

    If you haven't gotten around to registering as an organ donor, there's a charming young woman in England who just might give you the nudge you need to stop putting it off. Her name is Kirstie Mills, and she's the heroine -- and we mean that literally --...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY Here Comes the Show The Newport Beach Wedding Show is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. Homeless in Costa Mesa Becks Hayhoe, who sits on the City Council-appointed Costa Mesa Task...
  • Laguna woman leads Race for the Cure

    When the Laguna Beach Soroptimists run this weekend during the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, they will be led by Lisa Wolter. Wolter, of Laguna Beach, is executive director of Komen Orange County, one of the most successful affiliates...
  • Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again

    Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again
    James Pribram is at it again. Laguna Beach's own "Eco-Warrior" soon will embark on another environmental rescue, this time in Bali, Indonesia. Pribram sent me an email this week that read: "I will be leaving Oct. 17 for Bali in an effort to help...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope

    Cystic fibrosis drug ivacaftor offers patients new hope
    All her life, Lindsay Shipp knew that she was dying. As a baby, she would cry after eating, and salt collected on her forehead. The diagnosis was cystic fibrosis, an incurable genetic disease that, at the time, meant a life expectancy of 18 years. The...