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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Crowd: Fundraiser helps summer camp programs

    The Crowd: Fundraiser helps summer camp programs
    It is one of the most passionate charity events on the Orange Coast. The Muscular Dystrophy Assn.'s annual Gift of Hope Gala raised more than $430,000 at its 16th annual celebration earlier this summer. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens was honored...
  • Equipment dealers protest test program for selling to Medicare

    An experimental Medicare system aiming to drive out fraudulent and overpriced equipment sellers in South Florida and the Orlando area is saving money, but angers companies seven months after it began. The system requires dealers of durable medical...
  • 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....
  • The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service

     The Crowd: Newport CEO honored for military reserve service
    Newport Beach resident Mike Talbot, Universal Space Lines LLC president and chief executive, as a California State Military Reserve major received the California Medal of Merit presented by Col. Marc Breslow, Regional Support Command South commander....
  • 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,”...
  • 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...
  • 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...