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Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy

Sterling foundation ads tout good works, but verifying them isn't easy

The publicity campaign promised a new summer program at Point Dume for poor children, funded in part by the Donald T. Sterling Charitable Foundation. A smiling Sterling was shown next to a horse in some newspaper ads. In others, the foundation described the project as "the 20 Acre Malibu Farm & Horse Ranch Estate As A Free Summer Camp For Underprivileged Kids Ages 6-14." Initially the camp was to open in 2014, offering horseback riding, golf, a new pool and tennis court, even a heli-pad; more recently, advertisements said it would debut in 2016. But Malibu officials said Sterling has filed no proposals with the city for the project. And Darren Schield, the Sterling...

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