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The ALS Association Golden West Chapter
Proudly Serving 31 Counties throughout California and the state of Hawaii


Chapter News

Thank you for visiting our "In the News" section, a valuable resource for both the community and media professionals.  Be sure to register with our Chapter to receive our monthly "Connections" eNewsletter and receive regular clinical and scientific updates, advocacy updates and other highlights from The ALS Association and the Golden West Chapter. 

For any media inquires, please contact us at or 415-967-2572.

Our Recent Headlines

The Essey goes to Gary Cooper as Gehrig in "Pride of the Yankees
April 4 2014

The 3rd Annual San Luis Obispo County Walk to Defeat ALS
April 1, 2014

The Golden West Chapter Mourns the Loss of Paul Jolly
March 11, 2014

First Grant From Winokur Family Research Initiative Announced
March 10, 2014


The ALS Association Golden West Chapter to Honor Gary Cooper for “Pride of the Yankees”
and for Raising International Awareness About ALS/Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Public Awareness Campaigns

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

Previous Headlines 

UCSF and Golden West Chapter Increase Outreach and Services
March 7, 2014

Recruitment for a clinical trial sponsored by The ALS Association
March 1, 2014

KSSK- Hawaii- Interview with Michael W. Perry and Fred Fisher
February 28, 2014

Broadway World: Pasadena Playhouse's One Starry Night
January 20, 2014

1st Annual One Starry Night
January 19, 2014

One The Town:One Starry Night
January 15, 2014

Hollywood and Broadway Stars Came Together to Fight ALS
January 13,  2014

UCSF Fresno hosts leading ALS scientists and clinicians
January 12, 2014

The 4th Annual California ALS Research Summit held in Fresno
January 11, 2014

More Like One Starry, Starry, Starry Night
January 1, 2014

News Archives

Read our previous headlines and stories
January 1 - December 31, 2013

Read our previous headlines and stories
January 1 - December 31, 2012

Read our previous headlines and stories

January 1 - December 31, 2011

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








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The ALS Association Golden West Chapter

Greater Bay Area Office
Phone: (415) 904-2572
Fax:(415) 904-2573

Toll Free
(866)-750-2572 (ALSA)

Mailing Address

PO Box 565
Agoura Hills, CA 91376


Greater Los Angeles Area Office
Phone:(818) 865-8067
Fax: (818) 865-8066

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