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  • 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...
  • Firefighters boot up charity work

    Firefighters boot up charity work
    Foothill Boulevard was swarming with firefighters Tuesday and Wednesday, many hollering and waving rubber boots at passing motorists. There was no emergency. Los Angeles County firefighters were out to “fill the boot” for the Muscular...
  • GOP leader urges Prop. 8 author to exit Assembly race

    Assembly Republican leader Connie Conway is urging donors in the Sacramento suburbs to push the author of Proposition 8 out of a heated Assembly race and rally around the GOPincumbent. In a letter to donors this week, Conway said Andy Pugno, author of...
  • Help is on the menu

    Help is on the menu
    Glendale police say more than $18,000 in donations have poured in for an 81-year-old waitress who lost her life savings to an overseas scam. Checks for Glendale resident Antonia Becerra — a waitress for 44 years at the landmark French restaurant...
  • Cyclist, 65, nearly done with 3,215-mile trip

    Cyclist, 65, nearly done with 3,215-mile trip
    Less than a week from today, La CaƱada Flintridge resident Don Sheppard will roll into Charleston, S.C. on his bike, the finish line for a ride that will have raised $63,078 for charity. Sheppard said in a phone interview during a break in Clayton, N.M....
  • People walk to raise bone marrow awareness

    People walk to raise bone marrow awareness
    More than 250 people raised about $50,000 on Saturday for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry during the seventh annual walkathon, “Walk of Life 2012.” The 6K walk began at Glendale Memorial Hospital to raise awareness about patients...
  • 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...
  • Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'

    Billionaire political patrons filled the coffers of the presidential "super PACs" last month, spotlighting once again the enormous influence a tiny cadre of wealthy donors is having on the 2012 race. The biggest donations came from casino magnate Sheldon...
  • Studios give back locally

    The Burbank and Glendale movie studios famous around the world know charity begins at home. The Walt Disney Co., Warner Bros. Studios and DreamWorks Animation each donate hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, gear and volunteer time to a host of...
  • Commission cites Keuroghelian with warning

    Former 43rd Assembly District candidate Chahe Keuroghelian violated campaign finance disclosure rules but will not be fined, according to a ruling issued Tuesday by the California Fair Political Practices Commission. The commission made public an Oct. 1...