| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:48 PM
Jordan Hill will be busy Saturday, and it has little to do with the Lakers' practicing at their facility.
He will also be at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event at Dodger Stadium, sponsoring "Team Hill."
The Lakers center lost his mother,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:09 PM
Narbonne High girls' basketball team thought it was doing a nice thing, wearing uniforms with pink letters and pink numbers to acknowledge breast cancer awareness.
Instead, their good deed got them punished — and nearly disqualified.
| Feb 20, 2015
| 7:45 PM
I am dying, literally, at my home in Hollywood, of metastatic breast cancer, the only kind of breast cancer that kills. For six years I've known I was going to die. I just didn't know when.
Then, a couple of weeks before Christmas, a new, deadly...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:16 AM
To the editor: It is with great sadness and admiration that I read former Times journalist Laurie Becklund's posthumous op-ed article on dealing with metastatic breast cancer. She was brave to tell all that the emperor had no clothes. ("As I lay dying,"...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:24 PM
When it came time to pick the team's shoes in preseason, Woodside senior guard Ray Jackson had a thought: pink.
Sure, it looked nice and was different. But the color means something to Jackson, whose mother battled breast cancer last summer.
| Jan 28, 2015
The biggest risk factors for breast cancer are being female and growing older. According to statistics provided by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.
With facts like these, it's no...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Hampton girls’ basketball coach Alan Jones has never been touched by the issue personally, but breast cancer awareness has become important to him. So for the fourth year, he is hosting an event — the Lady Crabbers Hoops For a Cure —...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood sent out word of the Hard Rock’s 15th annual PINKTOBER campaign and they will benefit the American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”, Memorial Hospital Breast Cancer...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 6:00 AM
Like many working Americans, Lisa Gray thought she had good health insurance.
That was until she was diagnosed with leukemia in mid-2013, and the self-employed businesswoman made a startling discovery: Her health plan didn't cover the chemotherapy she...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Monica Jane Deemer, 80, of Newport Beach, passed peacefully at home Friday, November 14, 2014.
She was born to the late Alfred and Olive Langridge, June 12, 1934, in Los Angeles, Ca. Monica graduated from Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles...