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  • In Southern California, help spreads like wildfire

    Lisa Bialac-Jehle was just a few minutes from sleep Friday night when her phone rang. It was the American Red Cross, and they were calling about a fire. The caller told Bialac-Jehle, 52, a member of the organization's disaster action team, that she...
  • Silence the guns in Gaza

    Silence the guns in Gaza
    Israel and Hamas must heed a U.N. Security Council call for a "durable and fully respected" cease-fire in the war in the Gaza Strip, which has left about 800 dead and 3,000 wounded, including hundreds of Palestinian women and children. Undoubtedly,...
  • Dead animals help living animals: Donated fur coats, hats and trim make cozy nests for rescued wildlife

     
    Got a fur coat gathering dust? The Humane Society suggests the ultimate recycling -- putting it on the backs of other animals. The Coats for Cubs program by the Humane Society of the United States helps orphaned, injured or sick......
  • Chile earthquake a test for aid agencies

     
    With relief efforts in Haiti absorbing resources, smaller relief groups that focus on long-term rebuilding will find it hard to respond in a big way to the 8.8 quake in Chile....
  • Stephenie Meyer's new vampire book will benefit the Red Cross

     
    When Stephenie Meyer published "Breaking Dawn," it brought to an end her wildly popular "Twilight" vampire saga. So any new book in the pantheon is both unexpected and welcome. On Tuesday, fans were thrilled to learn that "The Short Second......
  • Haiti earthquake: Resources and how to help

     
    The U.S. State Department Operations Center set up the following number for Americans seeking information about relatives in Haiti: 888-407-4747. The department cautioned that because of heavy volume, some callers may hear a recording. The department also...
  • Haiti earthquake: Emergency aid begins arriving in Port-au-Prince

     
    Reporting from Mexico City -- Promised emergency aid from abroad began flowing into Haiti's earthquake-ravaged capital today as residents awoke for a second morning to a battered landscape of toppled buildings and legions of dead and injured, with many...
  • L.A. art galleries holding charity auction for Haiti earthquake victims

     
    Eleven Los Angeles art galleries are coming together tonight to hold an auction intended to help victims of the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake. The silent auction will take place at the Mandrake, located near Culver City, starting at 7 p.m.......
  • Taxpayers may be able to claim Haiti relief donations on 2009 taxes

     
    Taxpayers who make donations for Haitian earthquake victims would be able to write off this charitable deduction when they file their 2009 taxes this spring, under a bill passed by the House Wednesday....
  • Food trucks gathering in West L.A. on Saturday to aid Haiti relief efforts

     
    More than 20 food trucks are expected to gather at the TLofts in West Los Angeles on Saturday to help raise money for the Red Cross International Response Fund relief efforts for Haiti, including Nom Nom Truck, Buttermilk Truck and Grilled Cheese Truck....
  • More help for Haiti: food trucks at TLofts; BreadBar benefit dinner; brown bag lunches at Tavern

     
    More than 20 food trucks are expected to gather at the TLofts in West L.A. on Saturday to help raise money for the Red Cross International Response Fund relief efforts for Haiti, including Nom Nom Truck, Buttermilk Truck and Grilled......