| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Friday named five people to the Board of Library Commissioners, all of them supporters of his bid for citywide office earlier this year.
The volunteer panel, which oversees dozens of regional and branch libraries, will...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:14 PM
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has announced a settlement with a charitable organization whose executive officers she sued for improperly diverting funds intended to support programs serving veterans and active-duty service members.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Corporate giving helped push charitable donations to a record $316.23 billion in 2012, according to the recently released annual report on philanthropy produced by Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
The report was produced for the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The car has seven seats — each with an emblem representing a hero: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Green Lantern, […]...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Los Angeles Opera is going to be $7 million richer thanks to a new gift from billionaire Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe.
The gift, being made through the couple's charitable organization, the Broad Foundation, represents the largest sum they have...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In terms of donations, arts and culture was Americans’ fastest-growing charitable cause in 2012, rising an estimated 7.8% to $14.44 billion, according to a leading annual research report on charitable giving.
Donations to education rose second-...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:25 PM
As residents in the Oklahoma City area grappled with the aftermath of the massive tornado that wiped out homes and businesses in its 20-mile path of destruction, killing at least 24 people, relief organizations solicited donations to help.
By and large,...
| May 15, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Classic car events with tours or rallies are nothing new. One touring the largest military base on the West Coast is.
For the first time ever, Camp Pendleton will open its gates for auto enthusiasts to tour its 125,000-acre facility on June 21. The...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2013
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,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Americans just love feeling philanthropic. In any debate over cutting tax breaks in the income tax system, the deduction for charitable donations is always held sacred — even more than that other sacred cow, the mortgage deduction.
It's a rare...