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Foothill Unity Center’s Annual Back to School Giveaway Draws Record Numbers
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Foothill Unity Center’s Annual Back to School Giveaway Draws Record Numbers

Four-year-old Yair Garcia isn’t exactly pleased to be getting a haircut at Foothill Unity Center’s annual Back To School giveaway Thursday morning. Meanwhile, Citrus Cosmetology student, Lexxi, asks for advice on how to proceed with the frightened little boy. All was well in the end and Yair’s smile soon returned once he was out of the line of fire of the dreaded shears and buzzers. – Photo by Terry Miller

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards $11.5 Million for Cancer Research
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St. Baldrick’s Foundation Awards $11.5 Million for Cancer Research

St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a non-profit public charity based in Pasadena, which raises money for childhood cancer research, has awarded $11.5 million in funding for oncology research worldwide. The money will be used to conduct research and allow for clinical studies and trials, and future research. St. Baldrick’s is the world’s largest volunteer-driven fund raising organization…

Duarte Youth Boxing Show a Knockout Success
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Duarte Youth Boxing Show a Knockout Success

More than 500 people turned out for the 4th annual Duarte Youth Boxing Show, Aug. 1, presented by Duarte Parks and Recreation’s Youth Boxing Club. Held at the Duarte High School Gym, the boxing show featured 21 bouts of young amateur boxers representing youth boxing clubs throughout Southern California. To compete as an amateur, boxers…

City of Hope Doc Named Fellow of World’s Largest Radiation Oncology Society
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City of Hope Doc Named Fellow of World’s Largest Radiation Oncology Society

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently selected 12 of its members to become Fellows of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, a prestigious cancer organization with more than 10,000 members who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapy. Jeffrey Wong, M.D., chair and professor of City of Hope’s Department of Radiation Oncology, will…

Arcadia Girls Bring Home the Gold
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Arcadia Girls Bring Home the Gold

The Arcadia Girl’s Softball Association’s team for girls aged 12 and under brought home the gold this year from the Junior Olympic State Championship in San Diego. Throughout the competition, the team allowed only five total runs scored against them, going undefeated all the way through the championship round. The Junior Olympics, held each year,…

Arboretum Appoints Richard Schulhof as CEO
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Arboretum Appoints Richard Schulhof as CEO

In this April 2009 video, Richard Schulhof, then Deputy Director of the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University, in Cambridge, MA, talks about what he does, his educational and professional background, and his favorite parts of his job. – Video provided by the Center for Public Horticulture at UD.

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