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Rotary International

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  • Rotary Club of Evanston helps bring improved medical care to needy in Guatemala

     
    The Rotary Club of Evanston was one of six local-area Rotary clubs and other organizations that recently worked together to provide a digital X-ray system …...
  • Mortensen receives key to the city

     
    Northwestern University professor Dale T. Mortensen has a new award to add to his growing collection. The 2010 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences was …...
  • Former school board member who fathered a child with teen girl sentenced to prison

     
    A former Ventura County school board member who fathered a child with a young girl has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexual abuse. Brian E. Martin, 49, a member of the Rio School District board since 2006,......
  • Community & Clubs: Columnist honored by Exchange Club

    The Newport Harbor Exchange Club honored yours truly last week with an award established in 1917, The Book of Golden Deeds. According to Garrett TeWinkle, who organized the presentation, the award "recognizes dedicated volunteers who give their time and...
  • Communities & Clubs: It's the season for giving back

    This is a busy time of the year for our communities' service clubs. Some club members are ringing Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others are delivering food and Christmas gifts to families in need. Still...
  • PSA's

    Fight Child Obesity There are new grants available to help young people fight childhood obesity.  Schools and youth-focused, community center-based programs are eligible for UnitedHealth HEROES grants up to one thousand dollars to help children learn...
  • Community & Clubs: Finishing up the Rose Parade floats

    There will be no service club meetings this week as they finish up decorating their Rose Parade floats and host the international presidents at luncheons and dinners in the Pasadena area. The Kiwanis International float will be seventh in the parade...
  • James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies

    James Edgar Byron Sr., businessman, dies
    James Edgar "Jamie" Byron Sr., a former businessman and mayor who was a member of a political family with deep roots in Western Maryland, died July 2 of heart failure at his home in Shepherdstown, W.Va. The former Williamsport and Hagerstown resident was...
  • Briefly In The News

    Karger holds presidential fundraiser Fred Karger, who has declared himself a Republican candidate for president, is planning a fundraiser at his Laguna Beach home. "I'm the first openly gay presidential candidate in history," Karger said. Karger was...
  • Community & Clubs: Rotary convention features Bill Gates

    As you read this column, I am attending the 2011 Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. More than 20,000 Rotarians have come to New Orleans from over 180 countries, including dozens of Rotarians from Costa Mesa and Irvine. President-elects...
  • Wash Away Thirst campaign underway at local car wash

    Wash Away Thirst campaign underway at local car wash
    A national program to bring clean water to the developing world has finally reached California — and La Caņada Flintridge is its first outpost in the state. The Wash Away Thirst campaign, started by Georgia-based carwash owner Jim Dudley, has now...