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The 56th Annual Starbird-Devlin Rod & Customs raised $83,100 in its second year under new ownership. This is an increase in profits from 2012, in which $75,000 was raised. All of the proceeds raised from the car show were distributed equally on...
Tags: Social Issues, Passenger Cars
If you want to show your compassion by donating to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, be careful. A crook may be waiting to run off with your cash. Dubious charitable appeals follow most tragedies, and chances are it will happen with this one, too....
Tags: Hurricane Sandy (2012), Lawyers, National Security, Sports, FBI
At least one poorly-conceived charity scam has already emerged in the wake of the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday, and more are likely. BBB Wise Giving Alliance ("Alliance"), the national charity monitoring arm of the Better...
The northeast region Lutheran Social Services annual benefit will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church, 1732 S. Main St. The event will honor supporters of Lutheran Social Services in addition to raising funds to support services in the...
Cardinal Francis George has long preached about the dangers of secularization and the American government's failure to recognize religious institutions for their role in the public sphere. Now a municipal battle over whether churches and charities in...
Barbara De Maria received calls from her local CVS store in Glendale recently saying that her son's prescription had been automatically refilled, as per his instructions. Problem was, De Maria's son had given no such instructions, and the prescription...
A little more than a decade ago, Chicago's strategy for fighting homelessness mainly involved stopgap measures like pointing people to a temporary bed in a shelter and giving directions to a soup kitchen. But then city officials, with the help of...
Most of the changes brought on by the Dodgers’ new ownership group have been flashy, headline-grabbing. From a record baseball payroll to over $100 million in stadium improvements, the changes were designed to grab attention and inspire renewed...
Tags: Social Issues, Zack Greinke, Baseball, Charity, Sports
Does it make sense for Medi-Cal to ask for a $492 deductible per month on someone that makes $1,008 on unemployment? My mother was diagnosed in Mexicali with herniated disks. She lives on unemployment ($1,008 per month) with me and my sister. She does not...
Tags: Health Insurance Cost
The latest shtick in Washington has members of Congress offering to give back 5 percent of their salaries as penance for being feckless boobs. I have a better idea: Stop being feckless boobs. Seriously, I am so over governing by gimmicks. Congress...
It was a story Dorothy Atwood DeBolt enjoyed telling, one that any harried parent of young children might find somewhat familiar. The phone rang one day as the busy mother raced around her home, getting ready for an out-of-town trip and wrapping up...
On a recent evening, students at Pomona College feasted on chicken pot pie, steamed veggies, biscuits and rice. And, as is often the case, there were plenty of leftovers in the dining hall, enough for about 100 extra meals. Those leftovers, however,...
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