| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Women with breast cancer who created a personal website about their health reported feeling less depressed, more positive and having a greater appreciation for life in a recent small study.
Though cancer patients have long benefited from support...
| 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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Reclusive rocker Steve Perry made a rare public appearance last week at the City of Hope Spirit of Life gala in Los Angeles, where the former Journey frontman spoke to The Hollywood Reporterabout why he’s stayed out of the spotlight. Perry, now, 64,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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...