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They were Katie Sparks and McKenna Wetzel, the I-Don't-Know-and-I-Don't-Care Girls. If the Eader Elementary School classmates got a question that they didn't have a passionate answer to, those were their typical replies. McKenna's mother, Kristine...
Tags: Charity, Flu, Stanford University, Family, Social Issues
Technology constantly changes, often making our world safer, and making work simpler, faster, and easier. A new molecular technology is due to arrive in our area soon that will do all of that for us in terms of beach pollution. Last weekend, Vic and I...
Several weeks ago, I wrote about Machelle Murray, a local mom who is struggling to find answers about her insurance coverage as she battles cancer. The column prompted an outpouring of advice, support and even money for Murray. It also brought several...
On Tuesday, Corona del Mar High will play Edison at Orange Coast College in a nonleague boys' volleyball match that starts at 6 p.m. The event is far more important than a simple high school volleyball match. Coaches Steve Conti (CdM) and Brian Boone...
A former Huntington Beach police officer has filed a claim for more than half a million dollars against the city, saying officials terminated him wrongfully, released information about an internal investigation unlawfully and denied him a medical...
The first two pitches thrown at Tuesday's softball game between Huntington Beach and Newport Harbor will have a Vierra family spin to it. Cathy Vierra will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before handing over starting pitching duties to daughter,...
Tags: Softball, High School Sports, Health, Sports
In a key Sunset League softball game where the winner would keep pace with league-leading Los Alamitos, it took 13 innings to decide Tuesday's game between Edison and Marina, and it was the visiting Chargers who survived to score a 4-3 victory over the...
Tags: Students, Ocean View, Education, Woodbridge, Las Vegas
Surf City raised more than $120,000 and had about 1,600 people come out to the Huntington Beach Relay for Life in May to support finding a cure for cancer. The Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature event, and cities across the nation...
Tags: Relay for Life, Health, Cancer, Central Park
WASHINGTON — A decade ago, then-Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge oversaw the start of BioWatch, the nationwide system designed to detect airborne releases of anthrax or other biological weapons. In his 2003 State of the Union address,...
email@example.comHayley Petenbrink, a recent Meyersdale Area High School graduate, knows the sorrow cancer can bring. The disease has struck her family more than once and ovarian cancer took away her grandmother. She said she’s determined to fight back. The 18-...
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Thursday's Supreme Court decision on Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics Inc. was much anticipated by geneticists and clinicians. At stake were property rights for two human genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. Both are important because mutations...
Angelina Jolie's breast cancer gene. John Moore's cell line. The brain tissue of deceased children from a Chicago suburb. These disparate body parts have been the subject of legal conflicts about the body as property. As a lawyer, I've spent the last 25...
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