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  • Rihanna gives big as LAPD honcho's selfie-phone auction hits $56K

    Rihanna has upped the ante with a $25,000 gift in conjunction with a phone-busting selfie that launched an EBay auction for charity. Last Friday, the "Diamonds" singer took a courtside selfie with L.A. Police Commission President Steve Soboroff at a...
  • Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute

    Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute
    The developer of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole and other area shopping complexes has pledged a $15 million gift to create the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute. The gift from Erwin L. Greenberg and his wife...
  • Rescues seek donations for parvo-infected puppies

    Rescues seek donations for parvo-infected puppies
    Rescued from a small-scale Baltimore puppy mill last week, 8-week-old pups Flapjack, Penguin, Murphy, and Sadie are all fighting a potentially deadly virus, leaving two local rescue organizations hoping for donations to pay for their care. The four...
  • Students challenge UCI frat party

    UC Irvine's student government is considering legislation that would condemn the actions of a campus fraternity and force the group to change its longstanding nickname after students complained about its Islander-themed party. UCI's Phi Gamma Delta...
  • Donald Sterling and The Times

    Donald Sterling and The Times
    As a longtime subscriber to The Times, an active member of Amnesty International, a former docent at the Museum of Tolerance and the son of Holocaust survivors, I found your front-page story on Donald Sterling ("Sterling foundation ads tout good works,...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has just provided a data point to...
  • Article examines Sterling charity ads, but reader questions remain

    Article examines Sterling charity ads, but reader questions remain
    Print readers of the Los Angeles Times are no doubt familiar with Donald Sterling’s advertisements. Long before the furor over the Clippers’ owner’s comments about blacks, which led the NBA to ban him for life, readers would email...
  • Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity

    Rocky Wirtz: Not growing a beard for charity
    Blackhawks boss Rocky Wirtz will absolutely not be growing a playoff beard next week, even if the Chicago hockey team’s philanthropic arm is encouraging people to do so for charity. “No. I look like Scooby-Doo in a beard. That would be...
  • Community Foundation gets new leader

    Community Foundation gets new leader
    The Laguna Beach Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that encourages philanthropy in the city, has named Dan Pingaro its new executive director. "I am beyond excited to be taking on this new role and becoming part of the fabric of the...
  • 10 ways to GREEN your routine

    1 - Choo choo choose the greener route. - I recently took the Tri-Rail up to Lake Worth to visit the Palm Beach Cultural Council and I had a blast watching the sunrise, listening to my headphones and writing in my journal. It was a peaceful and...
  • Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving

    Obama campaign veterans launch hub for charitable giving
    Among Jason Kunesh and Dan Ratner's many duties for the 2012 Barack Obama re-election effort was a revamp of the campaign's online donation system. That's where the campaign's technologists tried to convert someone's interest in the president into cash....