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  • Community: Students vie for top spot in fundraiser

    Community: Students vie for top spot in fundraiser
    Burbank High School is in the running for the second year in a row as top high school in the Pennies for Patients campaign, a national fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Schools in the district hold fundraisers for the society's Los...
  • Charlie Partridge to attend Combat Challenge

    FAU football coach Charlie Partridge will attend the Combat Challenge on Sunday, March 30 from 10 a.m. to noon, in an effort to bring awareness to Niko Peros and Fanconi Anemia (FA), a rare blood disorder. Partridge and members of the FAU football...
  • Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments

    Wrigley Field 100th anniversary: Top pop culture moments
    Swinging one leg and the rest of his body out over thousands of Wrigley Field fans while nervous handlers in the broadcast booth gasped, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. howled "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" with abandon before revving up the crowd further with a...
  • Review: 'Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way' suggests the road yet traveled

    Although it is an unapologetic celebration of its subject's remarkable life, Showtime's new documentary about Geraldine Ferraro is rimmed with sadness. Some of this is understandable enough. Ferraro died two years ago, after battling blood cancer for...
  • Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications

     Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications
    Monday is the last day to begin the process of signing up for insurance under the Covered California statewide health exchange. But even for many of those already enrolled, the challenges are just beginning. Consider, for instance, the work to be done...
  • Stanford headed back to Final Four

    Chiney Ogwumike had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead second-seeded Stanford back to the Final Four with a 74-65 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night in the final of the Stanford Regional on the Cardinal's home floor, Maples Pavilion. Mikaela...
  • Virgen's View: Going bald for the cause

    Virgen's View: Going bald for the cause
    When I stop by The Harp Inn in Costa Mesa, it's usually to unwind or to have a good time. But I was there for a different reason Sunday when the St. Baldrick's Foundation held its special head-shaving event to raise money for children's cancer research....
  • Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints

    Lots can be done to help older dogs with achy joints
    NASHVILLE, TN -- These reader questions were answered at the American Animal Hospital Association Conference 2014, held here March 20-23. AAHA is the only organization which accredits veterinary practice for excellent standards, with over 50,000 member...
  • Frese balances family and basketball as she steers Terps back to Final Four

    COLLEGE PARK — Brenda Frese will be the first to tell you she sometimes trampled through life, so intent on the goals ahead that she didn't necessarily worry about the bruised feelings left in her wake. If she wanted something, she took it, a...
  • Peter Matthiessen, an appreciation: He was concerned with the essence of being human

    Peter Matthiessen, who died Saturday at age 86 of complications from leukemia, was complex, even contradictory, in the most compelling sense. Born into privilege, he attended Hotchkiss boarding school and Yale and founded the Paris Review in 1953 with...
  • Michigan Republican Eyes Rare Senate Win

    Robert Griffin, now 90, who rose to be second in the Republican U.S. Senate leadership, was defeated in 1978. Since then, only one Michigan Republican, Spencer Abraham in 1994, has been elected to the Senate and for only one term. Evidence that former...