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Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center
Annenberg Foundation donating $500,000 to assure water for center

The Annenberg Foundation said it will donate $500,000 to keep the water flowing at a home for developmentally disabled adults in the Santa Clarita area. Wallis Annenberg, the philanthropic foundation’s president and chief executive, decided to make the contribution after reading about a water crisis at the Los Angeles Residential Community, known as LARC Ranch, in The Times. Amid California’s crippling drought, the aquifer beneath LARC Ranch is empty, and LARC’s wells have run dry. A permanent solution is both expensive and tangled in a bureaucratic mess involving multiple government agencies. In a statement Wednesday, Annenberg said she elected to make the contribution...

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