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  • On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night

    On the Town: Fun is in the cards at NCL's casino night
    Members of the Burbank chapter of National Charity League were joined by their family members, friends and supporters as well as school and city officials for an evening of fun and fundraising at the Castaway restaurant this past week. Mothers in the...
  • On the Town: Foundation's ball is a real gem; Founders' Day celebration; "Above the Fold" at Pasadena Playhouse

    On the Town: Foundation's ball is a real gem; Founders' Day celebration; "Above the Fold" at Pasadena Playhouse
    Guests at the Dancing with Diamonds gala rocked the night away on Friday at the Glendale Educational Foundation's annual ball. Representing the diamond theme, two half-carat diamond rings were given to drawing winners, who purchased champagne flutes for a...
  • Interview: After 'Lone Survivor,' Taylor Kitsch continues to serve

    Interview: After 'Lone Survivor,' Taylor Kitsch continues to serve
    Taylor Kitsch was approached recently by an energetic military veteran in a hole-in-the-wall bar in Austin, Texas. The veteran wanted to let Kitsch know how much his film “Lone Survivor” — based on the nonfiction book about U.S. Navy...
  • How to avoid charity scams

    The charity fraud charges filed this week against TV personality Don Tollefson are a reminder to be cautious when donating to a cause, no matter how wonderful it may sound and no matter how trustworthy the pitchman may seem. Don't become starstruck and...
  • Blackstone donates $3.5 million to spur entrepreneurship

    One of the nation's largest private equity firms is scheduled to announce Friday that it is giving $3.5 million to create a joint entrepreneurship program at USC, UCLA and UC Irvine. The donation from the charitable arm of New York-based Blackstone...
  • Chicago's Golden Gloves not compliant with Illinois, IRS

     Chicago's Golden Gloves not compliant with Illinois, IRS
    By the end of the Golden Gloves tournament in Cicero next month, hundreds of spectators will have filled the stands to watch a new generation of young boxers vying to join a group of champions that includes Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston. But it's...
  • Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents

    Abell Foundation joins suit against Ford over hybrid patents
    The Abell Foundation, best known for its charitable work battling poverty in Baltimore, went to court this week over a very different venture: designing hybrid engines for vehicles. Over the past 15 years, the foundation quietly became a player in the...
  • The keys to success

    The keys to success
    Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in. Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up. Drawn to the words...
  • How should couple with age gap tap Social Security spousal benefits?

    Dear Liz: I am 55 and my wife is 65. She only worked a few part-time jobs as she spent most of her working years raising our nine beautiful children. My question is, since she does not have enough credits to collect Social Security on her own work record,...
  • Professional organizers declutter homes and lives

    Certified professional organizer Jodie Watson says that when she is hired to help bring order to a cluttered home, she can make one small change that will dramatically alter a family's daily life. She helps the family clear off the dining room table....
  • Texans to pick Mr. Irrelevant

    The Houston Texans are slated to pick Mr. Irrelevant on the NFL Draft's final day, May 10, it was announced when compensatory picks were released Monday. This year will be the 39th Mr. Irrelevant or if you're from the old school, Mr. Irrelevant XXXIX....