| May 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 5:58 AM
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.
| May 22, 2014
| 8:59 PM
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...
| May 7, 2014
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,...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 1:42 PM
[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...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:33 PM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 1:35 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2014
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....