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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Around Town: Girls couldn't be stopped

    Blanking and more blanking. The AYSO Girls U12 Extra Club Team Huntington Beach Region 55 team (whew!), also known as the Strikers, earned the League Cup 2012 Sunday. Team mom Susan Steiner let us know that nobody could score off the team during the...
  • Irvine's Habit Burger raises more than $4K for nonprofits

    Irvine's new Habit Burger Grill helped raise more than $4,000 for three area nonprofits at fundraisers Sunday and Monday, a news release said. The Habit helped raise $1,341 for the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. of Orange County and Inland Empire, $1,991 for...
  • The Habit set to open in Irvine

    Good news for Irvine residents who may have developed something of a Habit habit at one of the burger grill's eight other Orange County locations: There's one opening Dec. 12 in Heritage Plaza at 14474 Culver Drive, a news release said. But first, on...
  • People behind films are stars in their own right

    People behind films are stars in their own right
    Doug Penikas received his acceptance to the Newport Beach Film Festival in the most unceremonious of ways — an email that landed in his junk folder. "I didn't believe it," he said. "I thought it was a hoax. Especially when I couldn't tell anyone...
  • The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases

     The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases
    The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation. They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
  • At the Festival: Friday

    Highlights for Friday at the Newport Beach Film Festival: * Pilot Picks The Secret Disco Revolution Documentary by Jamie Kastner about the music-and-dance scene of the 1970s. 5:45 p.m.; Island Cinema 7. Dusty's Trail: Summit of Borneo Newport...
  • Hope fills the air at Walk MS event

    Hope fills the air at Walk MS event
    Bill Bisch was in the midst of throwing a football during a family Thanksgiving game when his legs gave out and he fell face down. The 57-year-old San Juan Capistrano resident was quickly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). "MS changed my life...
  • Reel Critics: A rugged and inspiring 'Trail'

    I was privileged to attend the private screening of a captivating new documentary. Catherine Jayasuriya is a very sharp local mom on a major mission. She is the driving force behind "Dusty's Trail," which is vying for a spot in the Newport Beach Film...
  • MDA Show Of Strength Telethon

    MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH, the muscular dystrophy association’s labor day weekend entertainment special, the new telethon! watch us! labor day weekend, sunday, sept. 2, 7/6c ktla5 los angeles people can donate now by calling 800-fight-md, going to mda....
  • Puyallup family hopes UW scientist can find cure for boys' Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    Puyallup family hopes UW scientist can find cure for boys' Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    A local family knew they were facing an overwhelming challenge, when their son was diagnosed with rare, muscular disorder. It quickly takes away your ability to walk and eventually takes your life. Then, doctors told them their other son would suffer the...
  • Firefighters Work to Fill the Boot

    Firefighters Work to Fill the Boot
    Battle Creek Firefighters are working to pay it forward as they try to fill the boot for Muscular Dystrophy. The event starts at 10:00 am Monday morning at West Columbia Avenue and Capital Avenue Southwest. The firefighters were also out raising money...