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  • TV This Week for Sept. 1 - 7: 'Luther' on BBC America

    TV This Week for Sept. 1 - 7: 'Luther' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Hilarity ensues when "TV's Funniest of the...
  • Virginia summer camp for children with muscular dystrophy seeks volunteers

    Virginia summer camp for children with muscular dystrophy seeks volunteers
      The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is currently preparing for its 59th Annual Summer Camp, which will run June 7-13 at the Airfield 4-H Conference Center in Wakefield, VA.   MDA Summer Camp is a week-long, overnight camp where children with...
  • Jodi Lynn Palmblade

    Jodi Lynn Palmblade
    “The best sister and aunt ever,” Jodi Palmblade died unexpectedly November 23, 2013 after falling while preparing to attend a community volunteer event. Jodi was born April 29, 1956 and moved to Costa Mesa in 1959.  She was valedictorian...
  • Labor Day 2013 TV programming

     
    Labor Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, Sept. 2. Over the weekend leading up to the holiday, and including the day itself, TV networks are once again giving viewers lucky enough to be able to have some time off to relax the opportunity to enjoy...
  • City names Firefighter of the Year

    City names Firefighter of the Year
    Twelve-year firefighter Grant Stephens, recently named Firefighter of the Year, said he just likes helping people. “That may sound cliché, but it’s truly what we do,” said Stephens, 40. “It’s been a great short time,”...
  • MDA Labor Day Telethon goes on -- minus Jerry Lewis

    The Jerry Lewis era of the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Labor Day Telethon has ended a bit sooner than expected. The event's host and main public advocate since 1966, the veteran comedian was slated for a final appearance on this year's edition,...
  • York County boy participates in national drug trial for muscular disease

    YORK — Caden Bowers is all boy. The 7-year-old runs, he rides his bike, he swims, he plays baseball and basketball. "He has no limitations at all," said his mother, Beth Bowers, of York County. But his mother worries one day all that will change....
  • Share your blessings

    As we come to the close of another challenging year on the economic front for many, local nonprofit groups throughout the area are struggling to make ends meet and address growing needs in the community. These groups and the people they serve need our...
  • Habit Burger gears up for Aliso Viejo opening

    The Habit Burger Grill is holding "pre-opening" events at its new Aliso Viejo location Sunday and Monday, with proceeds benefiting three charities: Savannah's Organic Ranch, the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. and Share Our Strength. From noon to 2 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Scott B. Crane, 1987-2011

    Scott B. Crane, 1987-2011
    Ever since Scott B. Crane was a boy, his greatest passion was food. So when a rare form of muscular dystrophy confined him to a wheelchair and depleted his body to a frail 70 pounds, Mr. Crane knew "food therapy" would be the perfect prescription for his...
  • Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

    Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'
    Local firefighters are lining Foothill Boulevard at Memorial Park this week to collect donations for the L.A. County Fire Department’s annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters from...