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  • Charity moves beyond Twelve Oaks

    Charity moves beyond Twelve Oaks
    A longtime tradition changed this weekend for the Glendale chapter of the National Charity League, a philanthropic organization for women and their daughters. The chapter moved the location of its annual holiday party, in the past thrown for local...
  • Teachers, stars raise record amount for Desi Geestman Foundation

    Teachers, stars raise record amount for Desi Geestman Foundation
    GLENDALE — Throughout its first half-decade of play, the Stars Shooting For Hope charity basketball game, featuring a squad of celebrities versus a team of teachers representing the Glendale Unified School District, has featured close contests while...
  • Be.group responds to lawsuit

    Be.group responds to lawsuit
    A senior-facility operator wants a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to let it collect money from a future sale of Twelve Oaks Lodge — the surprise closure of which caused controversy late last year — according to court documents filed last...
  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • Pasadena hit hard by windstorm, declares state of emergency

    Pasadena hit hard by windstorm, declares state of emergency
    High winds forced Pasadena officials to close public schools and declare a state of emergency early Thursday, as gusts toppled trees, knocked out power and snarled traffic throughout the foothills. At 5:52 a.m., city officials posted a notice announcing...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Charlie goes to trial

    Continued from last week’s column: The judge peered above his spectacles, fixating on the mustard stain on my sweatshirt. He wanted an explanation. “Your honor, extra mustard on a Berge’s sandwich,” I said. Would justice prevail...
  • All aboard the Toy Express

    All aboard the Toy Express
    A Metrolink train covered in some 50,000 sparkling lights stopped for adoring fans in Burbank and Glendale Sunday evening as crowds donated hundreds of toys for low-income families. The Metrolink Toy Express, which benefits local nonprofits and agencies,...
  • Portantino struggles to find political footing

    Portantino struggles to find political footing
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) — struggling to find his political footing in a changing landscape of legislative districts — is moving into a gray area, stuck between a potential congressional bid and what would be...
  • Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity

    Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity
    Susan Strong Davis, an 87-year-old widow who grew up in La Canada Flintridge, spends the day inside her Palos Verdes Estates home, tended round-the-clock by nurse's aides. For company, relatives say, she has her dog, the television and, on increasingly...
  • Nonprofits discuss strategies for catching attention of donors

    Nonprofits discuss strategies for catching attention of donors
    Everybody loves a good story, especially when they’re being asked to donate money. At conference of dozens of representatives from local nonprofits this week, administrators said communicating moving client success stories to donors was key in...
  • Tapping the Internet for school dollars

    Tapping the Internet for school dollars
    For years, Chris and Jennifer Davis have given their students the task of interviewing senior family members as part of an oral history project for the couple’s humanities class at Clark Magnet High School. But the cheap recorders used to...
  • 'Super PAC' leaders profit from lack of oversight

    The Red White and Blue Fund, a "super PAC" backing the presidential bid of Republican Rick Santorum, paid more than half a million dollars last month to a newly formed direct mail firm. The owner of that company? None other than Nick Ryan, a former...