Founder Giving Up Google Smart-City Spinoff Due to Possible ALS DiagnosisAlphabet, Google’s parent company, announced Thursday that it plans to take over one of its subsidiaries after the startup's founder said he’s stepping down after possibly being diagnosed with ALS.
Bay Area Nonprofit Seeks 300 Volunteers in ALS Speech StudyA Bay Area nonprofit dedicated to advancing research on an incurable -- and fatal -- disease of the nervous system is looking for 300 more people by the end of this month to participate in the largest-ever research project on the illness.
A Dosage Of Hope: ALS Patients Fight For a Chance At Promising TherapiesImagine being told you have just a few years left to live and a promising cutting-edge treatment exists that could extend your life, but no amount of money can buy it.
Gifted Guitarist Jason Becker Doesn't Let ALS Stop Him From Creating Riveting MusicThe paralyzing condition ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, cut short the rise of a young guitarist living in Richmond. But it didn’t end his love of music or the inspiration he gives to others.
Niners To Unveil Statue Honoring Dwight Clark's 'The Catch'The San Francisco 49ers will honor former wide receiver Dwight Clark with a season-long celebration of his life that will include unveiling a statue of "The Catch."
Clark's Ashes Laid To Rest Next To Goal Post From 'The Catch'Famed 49er Dwight Clark's final resting place isn't far from the same goal post that was planted in the ground at Candlestick Park when and where he made that catch.
Video: Dwight Clark's 49ers Teammates Describe His Impact On Their LivesFollowing the death of San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark from ALS, we dug into our archives to hear from some of his 49ers teammates - along with former owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. - describing why Clark was so important to them and left such a positive mark on their lives.
San Francisco 49ers Great Dwight Clark Dies From ALSRetired San Francisco 49ers legend and beloved Bay Area sports figure Dwight Clark has passed away Monday after a battle with ALS, according to his family. He was 61 years old.
Oakland A's Stephen Piscotty's Mother Loses Battle With ALSThe mother of Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty has died after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a team statement.
Emotional Ceremony Honors 49ers Great Dwight ClarkFriends, family, fans and former teammates gathered Sunday for an emotional ceremony honoring former San Francisco 49ers great Dwight Clark, who is battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
49ers Greats Team Up to Assist Dwight Clark In His Battle Against ALSBay Area sports legends are teaming up to help one of their own, former 49er Dwight Clark, the player behind one of the greatest plays in Niners history.
No Yolk: Martinez Man Eggs On Ice Bucket Challenge Participants For ALS ResearchA Martinez man and his fiancée have come up with a sequel to the Ice Bucket Challenge they call #YolkUp4ALS.
49er Legend Clark Says He Has ALS, Suspects Football A Cause49er great Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig's disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness.
'SpongeBob' Creator Diagnosed With Lou Gehrig's DiseaseStephen Hillenburg says he will continue to work on the show and his other passions for as long as he's able.
Major Funding For New Drugs To Help People Suffering From ALSA South San Francisco-based drug developer just inked a $95 million deal to fast-track research on new drugs to help patients suffering from ALS.