| Apr 28, 2015
| 3:51 PM
When the doctors told her about her cancer, Lesley Smith was sure they didn’t do the test right.
A medical error was a more likely explanation than melanoma. That or basal cell carcinoma — a common form of skin cancer that her mother had...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 7:12 AM
In the past few years, Wilkins Automotive in Glen Burnie added a used car lot, expanded its Surbaru repair shop, remodeled the showroom and reception area and added a quick-lube service center, among other upgrades that totaled more than $2 million....
| Apr 23, 2015
| 11:15 AM
Sometimes you just need to have a little fun at work.
We asked all of our Top Workplaces how they help employees reduce stress and have fun. Fifteen responded. Here's what they said.
• All Star Recruiting: First and foremost, we make sure the...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Vicki A. Margolis, a corporate attorney who also performed leading roles in local theater, died of breast cancer April 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Quarry Lake resident was 50.
Born in Cleveland, she was the daughter of Burt Margolis,...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 5:21 PM
It was a reunion full of tears, laughter, love and gratitude.
For more than a dozen cancer survivors who met 15 years ago on a retreat presented by a support organization, the anniversary gathering last weekend in Irvine celebrated a special journey...
| Mar 20, 2015
Boys chorus to welcome visitors
Boys age 8 to 10 are invited to learn what it's like to sing in the All-American Boys Chorus during a free "shadow day" on Saturday.
The event runs from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange County fairgrounds, 1055 Arlington...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 3:18 PM
The UC Irvine School of Law debuted at No. 30 in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of 198 accredited law schools nationwide — the highest debut ranking of any new law school in the list's history.
Additionally, UCI Law's clinical program...
| 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 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,"...
| 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...