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November 2018

Video Series Highlights Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

By Ben Brazil, Daily Pilot November 19, 2018 Melissa Suffield spent her childhood trying to keep her mother alive. When food was scarce, she wandered door to door appealing to strangers so they wouldn’t go hungry. When her mother locked herself in the bedroom, Suffield charged the door to prevent her from taking drugs. Her [...]

New Directions for Women + Grit = Success in Life

By David Whiting, Orange County Register November 19, 2018 Who gets beaten — yes, beaten — with their own Barbie doll? Pause for a moment to steel yourself for the answer. It’s the same little girl who was grabbed by her throat and thrown against a stone fireplace. But more on that in a minute. [...]

October 2018

Supporters Gather to Say ‘Bon Voyage’ to Domestic Violence

By Chris Trela, Newport Beach Independent October 10, 2018 More than 300 guests gathered Sept. 22 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to say “Bon Voyage!” to domestic violence at the Laura’s House 24thannual gala, this year themed “Ports of Call.” The festive soiree raised nearly $580,000 for services benefiting domestic violence victims, and [...]

September 2018

Komen Asks Race Participants to Go the Extra Mile

By Orange County Register Staff September 25, 2018 About 15,000 people turned out for the 27th annual Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure on Sunday, Sept. 23, at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, to raise funds for breast cancer research and health services. Survivors, their supporters and volunteers joined in the 5K run [...]

Fashionably Pink in Newport’s Fashion Island

By Daily Pilot Staff September 24, 2018 Pink was the color of the day for the Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure, which had its 27th renewal Sunday outside the Pacific Life Insurance Co. building at Fashion Island in Newport Beach. The annual event, which raises money for breast cancer research and related [...]

A Race of Perspiration, Inspiration and Celebration

By Chelsea Edwards, ABC7 September 23, 2018 ABC 7: Thousands of people in pink gathered in Newport Beach for the 27th Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. People ran or walked the 5K course Sunday morning in support of survivors and in the memory of those who died from breast cancer. Hundreds of survivors held [...]

Race Chief and Race Chef Talk About Annual Event

By Kathy Vara, KNBC September 19, 2018 KNBC: The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is this Sunday in Newport Beach and there’s so many ways for you to get involved. In fact, joining me now to talk about it, we have the Race Chair, Rebecca Hultquist and one of the participants, Chef Pablo Blanco. [...]

Laura’s House Looks to End Domestic Violence

By KIIS Community Council September 17, 2018 KIIS Community Council: So, let’s talk a little bit about Laura’s House. Adam Dodge: Laura’s House is a full-service domestic violence agency located in Orange County, and serving all of Orange County. We offer a variety of services: therapy for adults and children, legal services, shelter, outreach in schools, we [...]

August 2018

BBBS Celebrates Five Years in Inland Empire

By Heath Montgomery, The Press-Enterprise August 31, 2018 For thousands of children living in the Inland Empire, having a single, positive role model in their lives can mean the difference between a potential life of crime, victimization or abuse and being able to thrive against the odds. Matching those kids with an adult willing to make [...]

Residents Enjoy Transformed Richmond Community

By NBC12 August 27, 2018 NBC12: New owners recently took over the old Midlothian Village complex. They’ve changed the name, and now they’re working to improve living conditions there. Every single one of the 216 units here at the former Midlothian Village Apartments is going to be completely renovated to look like this, with brand [...]