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  • 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...
  • Apodaca: Brotherly support drives them to greatness

    Apodaca: Brotherly support drives them to greatness
    Lucas Brandom climbed a mountain for his brother. Shivering cold, soaked to the skin and numb with exhaustion, Lucas made the excruciating final push to reach the 13,455-foot summit, then swore he'd never do it again. But, sure enough, after several...
  • 'Mamma Mia' is theatrical homecoming for Baltimore's Paul DeBoy

    'Mamma Mia' is theatrical homecoming for Baltimore's Paul DeBoy
    Paul DeBoy may have a genetic inclination toward the stage. The Baltimore-born actor, starring in the national touring production of the perennially popular musical "Mamma Mia" that hits the Hippodrome this weekend, first revealed the tendency during his...
  • Tyler Armstrong: 8 Year Old Mountain Climber

    Local 8 Year Old to Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro! Eight-year-old Tyler Armstrong’s goal is to become the second youngest person ever to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tyler, of Yorba Linda, Calif., is climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds to...
  • Local 8-year-old Boy Climbs Kilimanjaro for Charity

    Local 8-year-old Boy Climbs Kilimanjaro for Charity
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Tyler Armstrong, an 8-year-old boy from Yorba Linda, has achieved his goal of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Tyler's family says he reached the top of the mountain at 12:30 a.m. Sunday, which was mid-morning in Africa. He's believed...
  • The Crowd: American Diabetes Assn. honors great O.C. dads

    The Crowd: American Diabetes Assn. honors great O.C. dads
    It was a week to recognize and celebrate the contributions of dads on the Orange Coast. Father's Day2012 was the theme for the American Diabetes Assn.'s annual "Father of the Year" dinner held at the Grove of Anaheim. A shoulder-to-shoulder crowd of...
  • Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people

    Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
    Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
  • Coping with second day of no electricity frustrates many

    Coping with second day of no electricity frustrates many
    Pat Johnston, like many Baltimore residents, was fuming Sunday as she faced another day without electricity. Describing her frustration level, she said, "On a scale out of 10, I'm at 11.2.  "You can't get through to find out [when power is likely to...
  • Eastgate Pharmacy Building Reopens After 2010 Fed Shutdown

    Eastgate Pharmacy Building Reopens After 2010 Fed Shutdown
    It's been more than a year since federal agents raided the Kentwood Pharmacy locations, including the store in the Eastgate neighborhood in Grand Rapids. The neighborhood hasn't been the same since the landmark store with the red awning closed its doors...
  • Angry parents of sick children confront state officials

    Angry parents of sick children confront state officials
    Parents and disability advocates called on Illinois officials today to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children. Angry – sometimes tearful –...
  • Parents seek to delay program affecting medically fragile kids

    Parents seek to delay program affecting medically fragile kids
    Parents and advocates for the disabled called on Illinois officials Wednesday to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children. Angry, sometimes tearful parents...