| 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...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:26 PM
A worrisome abdominal pain drove Jalal Afshar to seek treatment last year at healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente.
The Pasadena resident and Kaiser member had lived for years with a rare condition known as Castleman's disease, which affects the lymph...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Peter Stephan’s search for a match to his rare and unique Armenian bone marrow began only recently, but his struggle with mantle cell lymphoma began years ago with sudden weight loss.
The 53-year-old Glendale resident lost a rapid amount of...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:09 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of some cancers related to the human papillomavirus (HPV) increased throughout the U.S. before vaccines against the sexually transmitted infection were available, says to a new study.
Researchers found an increase...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Family Promise is having its third annual Empty Bowl fundraiser on June 2 with proceeds going to provide safe shelter, meals and support for homeless families.
Guests are welcome from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Glendale,...