| Jul 24, 2010
| 9:16 PM
CRYSTAL COVE STATE PARK — He fought powerful interests: Caltrans, Orange County, the state parks system and the Irvine Co., all in the name of ocean views.
Dale Ghere, then a high school biology teacher, spent the late 1990s eradicating a towering...
| Jul 31, 2010
DEATH VALLEY, Calif. -- It is the least of his problems, but his Skittles are melting.
Zach Gingerich has been running 45 miles in the 120-degree heat, and the bag of Skittles, one of his few joys during the brutal 135-mile Death Valley race, is...
| Jul 21, 2010
It's only natural for residents already dealing with unpleasant noise and traffic congestion levels around Bob Hope Airport to cast wary eyes at any proposed development there, but plans for a new ground transport hub at Empire Avenue and Hollywood Way...
| Jul 17, 2010
According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...
| Jan 26, 2011
Angela Hilliard, a forensics specialist with the Glendale Police Department, didn't know why her eyes were red and dry, or why she was feeling exhausted at the end of the day.
As a crime scene investigator on burglaries, robberies, suicides and the very...
| Apr 5, 2011
Some 30,000 Chicago Public Schools students will learn about eye health in a pilot program aimed to get children and their parents to take vision more seriously.
Prevent Blindness America, based in Chicago, gave the district 1,000 kits of its new Star...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 3:53 PM
President Obama`s Justice Department says medical marijuana dispensaries could face prosecution and that cannabis is a drug in the same class as heroin.
Recently, Deputy Attorney General James Cole wrote a policy memo to federal prosecutors that states:...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Adoption is a subject very near and dear to my heart. For one, I went through the process myself when I became a Bade legally. My biological dad was out of the picture and the Bades made me a part of their family album when Mom remarried. ...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Question: I recently became a diabetic. My doctor told me I might develop Diabetic Retinopathy. What is it?
Answer: Diabetic Retinopathy is damage to the blood vessels in the retina. A healthy retina is essential for good vision.
Damage to the...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 7:51 AM
Thanks to iLASIK, I can see clearly now!
After years of consideration, Mark Cox of Lynchburg finally made the decision to have LASIK eye surgery. His only regret is that he didn’t get it done sooner.
According to the Vision Council of...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:47 PM
From peanuts to milk and even chocolate, people can be allergic to just about anything. Susan Gratza is raising two children with severe food allergies. She says getting proper treatment and knowing more about the condition has helped her to raise her...
| Aug 31, 2011
An upcoming clinical trial could help show if a test kit for a common eye ailment will save consumers money and reduce faulty diagnoses, health experts say.
Conjunctivitis, better known as pinkeye and most prevalent in children, causes inflammation of...