| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:01 PM
While the Supreme Court’s decision to forbid patents on human genes knocked out Myriad Genetics' long-guarded patent on two genes linked to breast cancer, the Utah-based company’s stock still rose soon after the news broke. That bit of...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Urban Outfitters is opening its first Malibu store this week with a days-long grand opening party.
The 10,075-square-foot store officially opens at 10 a.m. Thursday at 3806 Cross Creek Road in the Malibu Country Mart. Throughout the day, until closing...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:01 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese women who get plenty of exercise may have a lower risk of endometrial cancer than if they were sedentary, according to new research.
Strenuous and moderate physical activity were linked to lowered risk for...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:55 AM
Being separated by an ocean and having never met didn't stop Yvonne Vohl from offering a lifeline to Karen Castelblanco.
Castelblanco, 42, of Huntington Beach, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010 and received a bone-marrow transplant from Vohl, 41, of...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Patrick Perrigue earned his Ph.D. in neuroscience, graduating in June from City of Hope's Beckman Research Institute.
Perrigue, a 2002 graduate of La Cañada High School, plans to pursue a career in cancer research.
During his high school years in La...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 1:36 PM
If you name a classic muscle car, Tim Miller will tell you he probably owns it. And if you ask him if you could look at it, he'll most likely say yes.
The owner of Surf City Garage opened the shop's doors to the public Sunday for its fifth annual car...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic will hold a free, open-house concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in September, featuring conductor Gustavo Dudamel and musicians from the Youth Orchestra of L.A.
Members of the two orchestras will perform a matinee concert...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Darrin Reed, who is battling leukemia, has retired from his job with the Laguna Beach Unified School District, he said Thursday by phone.
Reed, the former executive assistant to the superintendent, is leaving after 14 years with the district to keep his...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic kicks off its celebration of Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th anniversary with three free community concerts: Wednesday at City of Hope in Duarte, Thursday at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Los Angeles and Saturday at...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 11:14 AM
The picture that Yatzie Dee took down from the wall looked, to an uninformed eye, like a depiction of a myth or a tribal memory — certainly nothing that reflected life in modern Southern California.
But as Dee spoke in his soft, high voice, the...