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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Around Town

    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...
  • Around Town: UCI Law School ranked No. 30 on U.S. News list

    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...
  • Graham, Little Rock 9 member head for Women's Hall of Fame

    Dance pioneer Martha Graham, a member of the Little Rock Nine and the founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation are among 10 women who will be enshrined in the National Women's Hall of Fame, the hall announced Tuesday. The class of 2015 &#...
  • Lakers' Jordan Hill to show support at Komen Race for the Cure event

    Lakers' Jordan Hill to show support at Komen Race for the Cure event
    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,...
  • Narbonne girls' basketball reinstated, coach barred over pink on jerseys

    Narbonne girls' basketball reinstated, coach barred over pink on jerseys
    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. The team...
  • Laurie Becklund: a reporter until the end

    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,"...
  • As I lay dying

    As I lay dying
    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...
  • Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season

    Woodside's basketball team has been thinking pink this season
    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. So the...
  • Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure

    Valencia Isles team to walk in Race for the Cure
    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...
  • Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year

    Obamacare's guaranteed health coverage changes lives in first year
    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...
  • Hampton girls hosting Hoops for a Cure Saturday afternoon

    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 —...