Print readers of the Los Angeles Times are no doubt familiar with Donald Sterling’s advertisements.
Long before the furor over the Clippers’ owner’s comments about blacks, which led the NBA to ban him for life, readers would email The Times to complain about the ads’ amateurish design and self-congratulatory content. Many of the ads were for his apartment buildings. Other touted the work of his Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation.
On Sunday, an article by Times staff writers Paul Pringle, Joe Mozingo and Angel Jennings looked into some of the claims made on behalf of the foundation.
One series of print ads touted a horse ranch in Malibu for underprivileged kids –...