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Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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  • Komen foundation shouldn't give any money to Planned Parenthood

    It is encouraging to see the number of people willing to help women with breast cancer. However, the Susan G. Komen foundation should not give money to Planned Parenthood ("Komen reverses funding stance," Feb. 4). A quick search on Google shows many...
  • Komen deserves its comeuppance

    My sister died of breast cancer. Nevertheless, I find the pink ribbon mania of the Susan G. Komen organization repugnant. Trying to put a "happy face" on a devastating disease is grotesque. I am incredulous that the Komen organization, knowing the right-...
  • Abortion, cancer and second thoughts

    Susan Reimer decries the decision by the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop funding Planned Parenthood (later rescinded), labeling it an attack on women's "reproductive freedoms" ("Week's events bear out suspicions about Komen," Feb. 4). It makes no sense...
  • Must there be a feminist frenzy at Super Bowl time every year?

    I'm beginning to wonder if there is a connection between the Super Bowl and heightened feminist frenzy. Last year, it was the Tebows' commercial celebrating life and the gift of children that had feminists all in a lather. This year it revolves around the...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 6th Annual Free Community Cook-Out

    Sixth Annual free Community Cook-out sponsored by The Hearts of Gold Organization is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 1-6 p.m. at the Waverly Park Field, Waverly St., Hartford. Attendees will be treated to a menu of hot dogs, sausages, hamburgers, baked...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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  • 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...