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A coalition of groups, including the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, has launched an effort to put education at the center of the mayoral race and civic attention. But they aren't calling for sweeping changes in the L.A. Unified School District....
No stranger to auctioning off rare cars for charity, Barrett-Jackson on Friday afternoon sold the world’s first 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible for $1 million, including commission. The car’s new owner is no stranger to charity...
Los Angeles City Council District 11 begins at the bluffs of Pacific Palisades and crosses the coral tree-lined median of San Vicente Boulevard. It includes Westchester bungalows in the shadow of jets rumbling into LAX, and the homeless in Venice who...
L.A. NOWA record-setting donation to Los Angeles school board contests quickly became a topic Wednesday night at the first candidate forum after word broke of the $1-million contribution by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg’s donation is...
IRVING, Texas -- Several hundred Boy Scouts, parents and supporters gathered outside Boy Scouts of America national headquarters in the Dallas suburbs Wednesday to rally against lifting the ban on gays in Scouting. They came toting American flags and...
If your pockets run as deep as your love for the Corvette, you might want to find yourself in Scottsdale, Ariz. this weekend. That’s where Barrett-Jackson will auction off the first production model of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. This...
L.A. NOWKobe Bryant leads thousands in walk to end homelessness...
L.A. NOWThousands of veterans in Los Angeles County are falling into poverty and unemployment, according to research commissioned by United Way of Greater Los Angeles, which issued a call to action Friday to better address the needs of returning service members.....
Jean Webb Vaughan Smith, a member of the Reagans' inner circle who championed volunteerism as national president of the Assn. of Junior Leagues, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of natural causes, her family said. She was 93. Smith joined the Junior...
There's a not-so-subtle agenda underpinning Joe McGinniss' "The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin," although it's never made explicit until late in the book. "The time has come to strike the tent," McGinniss begins the closing chapter. "[N]o...
William Aramony, who built the United Way of America into a philanthropic powerhouse before leaving in disgrace and serving six years in prison for fraud, has died. He was 84. Aramony was the United Way's chief executive from 1970 to 1992. He resigned...
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L.A. NOWOccupy L.A. movement heads to L.A. Unified school board meeting....
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