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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Glendale philanthropist at center of dispute over will

    Glendale philanthropist at center of dispute over will
    The owner of a Glendale BMW dealership and the children of a deceased man who once owned a portion of the property on Brand Boulevard on which it sits are embroiled in multiple legal battles relating to his wills as well as alleged elder abuse. A San...
  • Biz News: JP Morgan Chase opens office near Fashion Island

    Biz News: JP Morgan Chase opens office near Fashion Island
    JP Morgan Chase recently celebrated the grand opening of a "private client office" near Fashion Island. The site, at 1470 Jamboree Road, used to house the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and looks over the Newport Beach Country Club, according to a...
  • Volunteers are in the pink to fight breast cancer

    Volunteers are in the pink to fight breast cancer
    Community members donned bright-pink tutus Thursday to try to drum up excitement for the upcoming Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Orange County in Newport Beach. They gathered at the Pacific Life building near Fashion Island, where the 5K run/walk will...
  • 'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford

    'Don't Look Down': Fundraisers Rappel Down Hilton Hartford
    HARTFORD — Len Wolman knows there is no turning back. He's wrapped in a rappelling harness with a rope in hand. He's 22 stories up on the roof of the Hartford Hilton. And he's about to lean backward, over the edge. Gary Mendell, his friend for...
  • Fundraising leader is a first for Komen

    This year's Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will mark the first time in its 23-year history that a man has taken charge of the annual Orange County fundraising event, the organization announced in a press release Tuesday. Doug McKay, the district...
  • Race for the Cure to leave Newport

    The next Race for the Cure could be the last in Newport Beach. Officials with the Orange County affiliate of Susan G. Komen told the Newport Beach City Council this week that they are frustrated with the city's misguided priorities and plan to move...
  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
  • Anne Marie Murphy, breast cancer task force director

    Anne Marie Murphy, breast cancer task force director
    After Anne Marie Murphy came to the United States from her native Ireland to earn her doctorate in molecular genetics from Johns Hopkins University, she planned to "become an academician," she said. Volunteering at a clinic for domestic abuse victims...
  • HOA tries to force cancer survivor to remove pink ribbon

    HOA tries to force cancer survivor to remove pink ribbon
    A Naples woman who once fought cancer is now fighting her homeowner's association to be able to display her pink ribbon, FOX 4 is reporting. The management at Regent's Park toldĀ Linda Karp, a breast cancer survivor, that displaying the pink ribbon in...
  • Find a free bra fitting at nearby Macy's store

    Find a free bra fitting at nearby Macy's store
    Who knows how many women out there are wearing the wrong size bra? The undergarment industry predicts it’s as high as eight out of 10 women (no word on how many men). But seriously, Macy’s and Wacoal are once again teaming up to help women...
  • Neither Susans nor daisies

    Neither Susans nor daisies
    The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...