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  • Sigrid Reid October 25, 1939 - January 29, 2013

    Sigrid Reid October 25, 1939 - January 29, 2013
    Sigrid Reid, 73, entered the kingdom of heaven on Tuesday, January 29, 2013. Sigrid passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, CA. Sigrid was born October 25, 1939, in Los Angeles, CA to Ben and...
  • Susan Love, doctor/patient

     Susan Love, doctor/patient
    And now, she is the patient. For decades, as a surgeon, researcher, professor and medical celebrity of sorts, Susan Love has led the charge against breast cancer and for women's health. She served on President Clinton's cancer advisory board. She set up a...
  • Roger Whitney Gilbert

    Roger Whitney Gilbert
    ROGER WHITNEY GILBERT Our husband, father, grandfather was with us until February 12, 2013. Roger was born on March 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, CA to Al Whitney Gilbert and Evelyn Kleinsorg Gilbert.   Roger grew up in Los Angeles with his younger brother...
  • Rotary president was gruff but giving

    Rotary president was gruff but giving
    A longtime Newport Beach resident known for his decades of service with the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa has died. Friends and colleagues of Roger Whitney Gilbert, who died Feb. 12, called him "the rock" of the club who always gave sage advice. He was...
  • Community: Longtime volunteer keeps giving

    Chick Benveniste of Glendale is celebrating her 41st year with Burbank's Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She is president of a City of Hope chapter that she and her husband started in 1966. For the last three years the chapter — Hope is Forever...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Urban Outfitters comes to Malibu with a movie, concert and more

    Urban Outfitters comes to Malibu with a movie, concert and more
    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...
  • Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women

    Exercise may cut endometrial cancer risk for heavy women
    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...
  • Woman meets donor three years later

    Woman meets donor three years later
    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...
  • Former LCHS student Patrick Perrigue earns doctorate

    Former LCHS student Patrick Perrigue earns doctorate
    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...