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  • Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79

    Nancy Malone, longtime actress and pioneering TV director, dies at 79
    Nancy Malone was on the cover of Life magazine at age 11, had a starring role on Broadway at 17 and worked steadily as an actress in television in her 20s and 30s. Though she was in demand, she feared for the future. "I'd seen actresses getting to the...
  • City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients

    City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients
    Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
  • Nancy Malone, Pioneering TV Producer-Director, Studio Exec, Dies at 78

    Nancy Malone, a ground-breaking and Emmy-winning director-producer, Emmy-nominated actress and the first woman VP at a major studio, died May 8 at City of Hope in Duarte, Calif., as the result of pneumonia that arose from complications of leukemia. She...
  • It's more than a race to Victor Espinoza

    It's more than a race to Victor Espinoza
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The aftermath of California Chrome's stirring victory should have brought nothing but joy to the pilot of the ship, jockey Victor Espinoza. He had, after all, won his second Kentucky Derby. His first was aboard War Emblem in...
  • Gilbert Rodgers April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014

    Gilbert Rodgers  April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014
    Gil Rodgers, a long time resident of Glendale, passed away at the age of 83 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Beverley, his daughter Kim Westhoff (Chris) and grandchildren Jennifer and Christine Westhoff, and his...
  • New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer

    A team of researchers from the City of Hope in Duarte has developed a speedy way to identify drugs and chemicals that can disrupt the balance of sex hormones in human beings and influence the development and progress of diseases such as breast cancer....
  • Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

    Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C
    Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy. But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged...
  • Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study

    Vitamin C as cancer treatment? High doses boost chemotherapy in study
    Could pumping roughly 2,000 oranges' worth of vitamin C into a patient’s bloodstream boost the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs and mitigate the grueling side effects of chemotherapy? In research published Wednesday in the journal Science...
  • Community: Teen girls assist charitable endeavors

    Community: Teen girls assist charitable endeavors
    The Assisteens, a subgroup of Assistance League Glendale, participated in two service projects over the holidays. The teenage girls decorated the pediatric ward of City of Hope Hospital in Duarte, said member Rachel Achterman. “We do this...
  • Film, TV Producer Paul Pompian Dies at 72

    Award winning motion picture and television producer Paul Pompian, best known for films including "The Watcher," "Swimming Upstream," "Waste Land," Truman Capote's "Children on Their Birthdays," "Resurrection," "The Stepford Children," "Time Served,"...
  • Santa Monica ad agency Phelps hires Mike Jackson as its president

    Santa Monica ad agency Phelps hires Mike Jackson as its president
    The Phelps advertising agency has hired veteran marketing executive Mike Jackson as president. Jackson, a former top General Motors advertising executive, most recently ran his own consulting firm in Detroit. But Jackson closed that office late last...