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RECENT HEADLINES

PREVIOUS HEADLINES (though 08/30/2018)

Spotlight On: Miles McConnell and Dubie Breen - Life is Sweet
August 30, 2018 

Spotlight On: John & Sandy Repczynski - A Life in Focus
August 30, 2018 

New Review Focuses on the Connection of Disturbances in RNA-Binding Proteins to ALS
August 28, 2018

Cytokinetics Inc: Cytokinetics Awards Inaugural Communications Fellowship To The ALS Association Golden West Chapter
August 28, 2018

Mexiletine Reduces Muscle Cramping in People with ALS
August 27, 2018

Pison Technology Ignites Innovation to Help People With ALS Communicate
August 26, 2018

The ALS Association’s Early Investment in Antisense Technology Is Having a Real Impact
August 25, 2018

Dr. Stephen Goutman: Passionate Clinician Dedicated to Improving the Lives of People with ALS
August 24, 2018

Dr. Marka Van Blitterswijk: ALS Researcher Focused on Discovering Biomarkers for the C9orf72 Gene Mutation
August 23, 2018

YouTube: Every Kid Adds Up
August 21, 2018

YouTube: Every Pop Adds Up
August 20, 2018

The Golden West Chapter helps families in Hawaii facing ALS have fun this summer!
August 20, 2018

Fox 11: Ice Bucket Challenge
August 16, 2018 

YouTube: Every Day Adds Up
August 14, 2018

Spotlight On: Rahul Desikan - ALS Researcher Living with ALS Continues to Work Toward a Cure
August 10, 2018

The Mercury News: 49ers announce statues for Dwight Clark and Joe Montana 
August 8, 2018

LA Times: Startling jump in NFL player claims for Parkinson's and ALS pushes payout projections past 65-year total in 18 months
August 8, 2018

49ers Honor Dwight Clark and Unveil Season-long Plans to Commemorate the Man that Made “The Catch” 
August 8, 2018

SF Chronicle: 49ers to unveil statues of Dwight Clark, Joe Montana
August 8, 2018

ESPN: 49ers to honor Dwight Clark with statue, helmet decal
August 8, 2018

NFL: 49ers to honor Dwight Clark with statue of 'The Catch'
August 8, 2018

NBC Sports: 49ers reveal plans to honor Dwight Clark
August 8, 2018

NBC Sports: Friends and family gather to celebrate Dwight Clark's life
August 8, 2018

NBC Sports: "Letters to 87' trailer of new documentary
August 8, 2018

YouTube: Walk to Defeat ALS National Video
August 7, 2018

Papa Murphy’s Bay Area & The ALS Association Golden West Chapter "Every Drop Adds Up" Fundraiser
August 3, 2018

Sportsology: San Francisco Legends Take On ALS DVD Is Unique
August 2, 2018

USA TODAY: Father dying of ALS buys $100K ad to help Democrat in Ohio midterm
August 2, 2018

USC News: The USC scientist who aims to beat ALS, and the patients cheering him on 
August 2, 2018

NBC Sports: Family, friends and 49ers honor the late Dwight Clark
August 2, 2018

SI: Watch: Joe Montana and Other 49ers Legends Reflect on Dwight Clark at Memorial Service
August 2, 2018

The Mercury News: Eddie DeBartolo remembers Dwight Clark: Here's what he had to say
August 1, 2018

The Mercury News: One final Montana-to-Clark moment: 'Catch' you on the other side'
August 1, 2018

SF Gate: Dwight Clark tribute: 49ers family gathers to celebrate a life
August 1, 2018

ABC: Daughter remembers 49ers legend Dwight Clark at memorial in San Francisco
August 1, 2018

ABC: 49ers' Brent Jones remembers Dwight Clark at private memorial service in San Francisco 
August 1, 2018

ABC: Eddie DeBartolo gives eulogy at Dwight Clark memorial in San Francisco
August 1, 2018

CBS: Montana Throws One Final Pass To Dwight Clark
August 1, 2018

NBC: Remembering Dwight Clark: Teammates, Dignitaries Pay Tribute to 49ers Great
August 1, 2018

PHILLY Inquirer: Dying from ALS, Ady Barkan will save U.S. democracy if it's the last thing he does
July 31. 2018

KWY NEWS RADIO: Activist brings progressive 'Be A Hero' campaign to Philly City Hall
July 31, 2018

NBC LA: Santa Barbara Father With ALS Traveling Country to Advocate for Health Care
July 31, 2018

Team Challenge ALS Representing Community in Quest for $2 Million Basketball Championship
July 27, 2018

Fox11- Good Day LA: Veteran Glendale firefighter and wife discuss ALS diagnosis, upcoming walk and more
July 26, 2018

Thousand Oaks Acorn: No Ordinary Ride
July 26, 2018

Huffington Post: Dying Progressive Activist Films Ad For Ohio Democrat In Close Election
July 25, 2018

Good Day Sacramento: Falling In Love With Baseball
July 24, 2018

The Mercury News: Documentary made in 1990 comes to life after death of Dwight Clark
July 24, 2018

The Golden West Chapter helps families in Hawaii facing ALS have fun this summer!
July 21, 2018

Announcement of Cytokinetics Facebook Live Series
July 19, 2018

Thousand Oaks Acorn: Ride to Defeat ALS will roll through Newbury Park
July 19, 2018

People: Royal Throwback! Watch Meghan Markle Get Soaked While Taking Part in the Ice Bucket Challenge
July 18, 2018

NBC Chicago: ALS Patient, Activist Ady Barkan Lobbies for Health Care
July 17, 2018

Ever Wonder What All Is Said When Football Players Huddle?
July 17, 2018 

Emmy/Golden Globe Nominated Actor Rob Morrow and noted guitarist Carlos Calvo to perform at the Inaugural SoCal Ride to Defeat ALS
July 16, 2017 

Spotlight On ... Niall and Dawn Foley
July 15, 2018

Community invited to the Inaugural SoCal Ride to Defeat ALS
July 1, 2018

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RECENT MEDIA CLIPPINGS

2014-People Magazine-LA Walk & Team Nanci

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