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  • 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...
  • Motorcycle accidents cast gray clouds over Love Ride

    Motorcycle accidents cast gray clouds over Love Ride
    Two separate traffic accidents on the 5 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley left two people dead and two others injured on Sunday, all amid a popular children's charity event that attracts hundreds of motorcycle riders, according to event organizers and...
  • Providence High receives major donation

    What started out as a phone call quickly turned into a nearly $1-million no-strings-attached check for Providence High School — the largest gift from an individual in the school’s history. Now, Providence High officials are using the...
  • Glendale, Burbank food pantries seek donations

    Glendale, Burbank food pantries seek donations
    With Thanksgiving just days away and donations down, local food pantries are scrambling to fill the shelves to feed thousands of needy families. A protracted recession has forced some organizations that typically provide a bounty of holiday supplies to...
  • 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 Cañada 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...
  • Donors, neighbors come together for the Fourth

    Donors, neighbors come together for the Fourth
    Not one hour after the gates opened at La Crescenta Elementary on Wednesday afternoon, locals had claimed their spots on the schoolyard with chairs and umbrellas five hours before the fireworks would begin. Around 4,000 people were expected to view...
  • 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...
  • Foundation to cut its biggest check

    On the heels of its most successful fundraising year to date, the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation has a new president who hopes to encourage even more donations in support of the local public school system in the coming 12 months. Paul...
  • Zarian to host Armenian Bone Marrow organizers

    Frieda Jordan, president of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, is scheduled to appear live on “The Larry Zarian Show” Thursday to discuss an upcoming fundraiser and the importance of attracting more donors. Morre Dean, chief executive...