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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases

     The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases
    The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation. They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
  • Saving lives one step at a time

    Saving lives one step at a time
    For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
  • The Crowd: Gala raises more than a half-million in fight against cystic fibrosis

    The Crowd: Gala raises more than a half-million in fight against cystic fibrosis
    The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care. Gala chairs Dan and...
  • Hot cocktails for great charities

    Hot cocktails for great charities
    Editor's note: This corrects the caption's information about the amount of money donated. COSTA MESA — Z'Tejas Southwestern Grill might be better known for serving up Tex-Mex meals, but on Wednesday the South Coast Plaza restaurant kicked up its...
  • Shhh...they're about to rock

    Shhh...they're about to rock
    For ticket holders, music festivals can be a treat. But for area residents, the only upshots can be bawdy fans, gridlocked traffic and noise de trop. Anticipating such criticism, Tyler Russell was determined to do things differently. So he conceived...
  • Creature features in charity walk

    Creature features in charity walk
    The first time Calvin Saxton went surfing, he thought of it as a simple diversion. "It was really fun," Calvin said, remembering the day he was 4 and his father set him on the water. "He pushed me onto a wave and just told me to stand up." The Newport...
  • Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids

    Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids
    Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath. Appreciate it. On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
  • Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again

    Joe Surf: 'Eco-Warrior' rides into battle again
    James Pribram is at it again. Laguna Beach's own "Eco-Warrior" soon will embark on another environmental rescue, this time in Bali, Indonesia. Pribram sent me an email this week that read: "I will be leaving Oct. 17 for Bali in an effort to help...
  • Haakenson: Kekai, Reynolds, Verdone to enter hall

    The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing. Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...
  • Greer's OC: Huntington event to raise funds for cystic fibrosis cure

    We want to see an end to cystic fibrosis for all who suffer from this deadly inherited disease, but also for our close friend's niece and my son's college roommate. Join legendary watermen Laird Hamilton and Dave Kalama, as well as more than a dozen...
  • Greer's OC: Foodie extravaganza in Laguna

    Four days of food heaven are descending on Laguna Beach, when the annual "Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience" returns Thursday and continues through Sunday. The four-day culinary event celebrates world-class cuisine, with local...