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  • 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...
  • USC hospital sues Kaiser over nonpayment of bill

    USC hospital sues Kaiser over nonpayment of bill
    Two medical giants in Southern California are heading for a potentially bruising legal battle. Keck Hospital of USC has sued Kaiser Permanente, accusing California's largest HMO of sending one of its patients to Keck for open-heart surgery and then...
  • For City of Hope CEO, it's about 'something bigger' than himself

    For City of Hope CEO, it's about 'something bigger' than himself
    The gig: Robert W. Stone is president and chief executive of City of Hope, a federally recognized comprehensive cancer treatment center at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains in Duarte. It specializes in cancer treatment and research. In addition to a...
  • Area doctors appear on cable program

    Two area doctors are featured this month on former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino’s cable TV program “The Question Is.” City of Hope Chief Medical Officer Dr. Alexandra Levine, a La Caņada Flintridge resident, and Dr. Laura...
  • Boyd: 'I am cancer free'

    Boyd: 'I am cancer free'
    Kelly Boyd says the hard part of his cancer treatment has passed. Boyd, 69, sounded relaxed when he discussed the next phase of treatment — a stem cell transplant. For three weeks beginning Friday, the Laguna Beach city councilman will stay at...
  • Richard Edgar Boss April 21, 1931 - July 12, 2013

    Richard Edgar Boss April 21, 1931 - July 12, 2013
    Richard Boss, a 50 year resident of La Canada Flintridge, passed away peacefully and comfortably in his sleep on Friday, July 12, 2013. He had been battling Melanoma for six months. He leaves his wife of 59 years, Lillian Boss, their two sons and...
  • Fox Exec Phil Provenzale Dies at 61

    Phil Provenzale, who served as senior VP of intl. post production and theatrical services at Fox, died of cancer Aug. 1 in Duarte, Calif. He was 61. A 17-year veteran at Fox, he was brought to the company by Jim Gianopulos in 1996 after working at...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...