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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • 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...
  • Biz News: Uniqlo to open Sept. 3 at South Coast Plaza

    Japanese apparel brand Uniqlo will open its first Southern California stores this fall, including one at South Coast Plaza on Sept. 3. The chain will hire several hundred employees to run the new locations, which include Los Cerritos Center, the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked

    The dirty truth about the GOP attack on Obamacare: It worked
    A crucial component of the Republican Party's assault on the Affordable Care Act always has been ignorance--that is, the promotion of ignorance about the ACA's benefits among the general population.  Now, from the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., comes...
  • 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...
  • Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small

    Preakness remembers legendary trainer Dickie Small
    It was the last leg of a practice run at Pimlico, and as jockey Andrea Seefeldt Knight came to the end of a spirited gallop, she pulled her colt up short. It was a sunny April day. She felt readier than ever for the Lady Legends of the Cure race, which...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation discovers the price of playing politics

    Susan G. Komen Foundation discovers the price of playing politics
    The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation committed one of the great PR faux pas of the decade in January 2012, when it summarily cut off funding to Planned Parenthood in what appeared to be a bow to anti-abortion crusaders.  Now, with its release...
  • Minus Strothers, Warwick girls pull away for 49-33 win over Deep Creek

    Minus Strothers, Warwick girls pull away for 49-33 win over Deep Creek
    HAMPTON — To state the obvious, Warwick coach Vanessa Starks wants leading scorer Adria Strothers on the court as much as possible. But she also has full confidence in the rest of her cast, and that was rewarded Saturday afternoon. With...