Tag Archive for Cancer

Requiescat in Pace, Eileen Algaze

Eileen Algaze (right) makes a point with Re/Code's Walt Mossberg  (left) in February 2015 in Dana Point

This morning, my heart is heavy with thoughts of my friend Eileen Algaze, who passed away Saturday night after a long battle with cancer.  And even though I miss my friend, I’m heartened to know she left this mortal coil surrounded by her family and, with great courage, defied cancer to truly live each day…

Social Service Agency Building Sits on Toxic Waste

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On Monday, the County of Orange Social Services Agency called employees working at the Agency facility located at 840 N. Eckhoff Street in Orange for an urgent meeting to discuss toxic waste tests at the location. It turns out, they’ve found significant levels of perchloroethylene, a known carcinogen, in the ground under the facility.

Justice Ginsburg has Pancreatic Cancer

Go to the New York Times story for more details.  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the only woman currently on the Supreme Court, underwent surgery for early stage pancreatic cancer in New York’s Sloan-Kettering Cancer facility. From the story: According to the American Cancer Society, pancreatic cancer has one of the lowest five-year survival rates, at about…

A Tale of Two Brain Tumors

Conservative columnist Bob Novak has been diagnosed with a brain tumor (which might explain his erratic driving and decision to date Ann Coulter). Over at The Flash Report, our friend Jon Fleischman writes: 7-28-2008 11:32 am Long time conservative columnist Bob Novak, whose columns we have featured a lot on this site, has been rushed…

CA-42: Isn’t It Time We Get Represented for Once?

{Here’s a special article I did for one of those big national blogs… But do you mind if I give you all a sneak peek first? – Andrew 😉 } I don’t know how many of you have been following the many messes down here in Southern California when it comes to our CReepy Congresscritters,…