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RECENT HEADLINES

PREVIOUS HEADLINES

Music legend Richie Sambora will ROCK ALS at Champions for Care and a Cure in San Francisco
June 23, 2017

The ALS Association Applauds FDA for Speedy Approval of New ALS Drug
May 5, 2017

YAHOO FINANCE: Cytokinetics and The ALS Association Renew Partnership to Advance the Fight Against ALS
May 3, 2017

THE GARDEN ISLAND: May is ALS awareness and families appreciation month
May 3, 2017

CBS-KPIX: SF High School Students Organize Memorial Run For Former Coach
April 30, 2017

Third Annual Jim Tracy 5K to Defeat ALS Returns to Golden Gate Park
April 30, 2017

Starting the 2017 Walk to Defeat ALS season strong at the 4th Annual Santa Rosa Walk to Defeat ALS
April 29, 2017

2017 San Luis Obispo Walk to Defeat ALS was a fantastic start to the Walk to Defeat ALS season
April 29, 2017

Noted children’s author’s new graphic memoir illustrates coping after husband’s death from ALS
April 4, 2017

 

SIRIUS XM Wharton School Business Radio: Fred Fisher, Golden West Chapter, and Dr. Adams Dudley, UCSF, discuss  "Right to Try"
April 4, 2017

KRON 4: Since former 49er Dwight Clark announced ALS diagnosis, awareness for fatal disease has increased
March 22, 2017

The ALS Association: Can Football Cause ALS? A Look at the Research
March 22, 2017

KRON 4: Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause
March 21, 2017

ABC 7 KGO: Lafayette man battling ALS offers support to 49ers legend Dwight Clark
March 20, 2017

FOX 2 KTVU: What is ALS?: Neurology professor explains
March 20, 2017

FOX 2 KTVU: Bay Area woman grapples with ALS
March 20, 2017

ABC 7 KGO: San Francisco 49er teammates react to Dwight Clark's ALS announcement
March 20, 2017

CNN: Football greats Dwight Clark, Gale Sayers battle brain diseases
March 20, 2017

ESPN: Ex-49ers legendary receiver Dwight Clark diagnosed with ALS
March 20, 2017

San Jose Mercury News: 49ers’ Dwight Clark tragedy: Can football cause ALS?
March 20, 2017

San Jose Mercury News: After Clark’s diagnosis, NFL must get serious about potential ALS link
March 20, 2017

Sacramento Bee: Dwight Clark’s disease: No cure, but there is momentum
March 20, 2017

KRON 4: Legendary 49ers player Dwight Clark diagnosed with ALS
March 19, 2017

San Jose Mercury News: Dwight Clark’s ALS diagnosis summons the 49ers Dynasty together one more time
March 19, 2017

NFL: Former 49ers receiver Dwight Clark announces ALS diagnosis
March 19, 2017

ALS Association and American Academy of Neurology Announce Clinical Research Fellowships
March 15, 2017

HNN SUNRISE: Royal Hawaiian celebrates 90th anniversary to help benefit ALS community in Hawaii
March 6, 2017

HAWAII NEWS NOW: Royal Hawaiian celebrates 90th anniversary to help benefit ALS community in Hawaii
March 6, 2017

Celebrating the art and "Never Give Up" spirit 
of the ALS community
February 23, 2017

The ALS Association Honors Golden West Chapter with National Awards
February 3, 2017

Working Together for Hawaii's ALS community
January 31, 2017

The 7th Annual California ALS Research Summit is a big success
January 13, 2017

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NEWS AND MEDIA INTERVIEWS


PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS

Videos- General:

"Matt Chaney is Living with ALS" (:60)
(:30,and :90 versions also available)



The ALS Nation (1:20)

 

Articles:

I am Lou

Wayne Carter
November 9, 2012

Colin Campbell

September 6, 2012

Lynn Holmes
July 20, 2010 

Megan Mishork and Marilyn Silva

November 30, 2009

Clarence "Bully" Nakaahiki
December 5, 2008


We are Lou

Celeste Perry and the team at Clear Channel
September 6, 2013

Brian Zalewski and the members of LUCE
September 5, 2013

Robert Hammer
December 1, 2012

Heather Wajer
  
October 4, 2012

Team Cytokinetics

September 6, 2012l



PSAs and Videos- Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS:


"10th Anniversary of the Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS" (1:20)

PSA's and Videos- Walks:

ABOUT THE GOLDEN WEST CHAPTER (2010)

ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE PLAYLIST



ASK THE EXPERTS PRESENTATIONS



OUR YEAR IN REVIEW VIDEOS


THANKS TO OUR BASEBALL PARTNERS

ADVOCACY AND PUBLIC POLICY

OUR ESSEY AWARD WINNERS