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  • Race organizer TriColumbia plots way to get back on track

    Race organizer TriColumbia plots way to get back on track
    The Columbia Triathlon Association — one of the country's premier endurance race organizers — expects to be taking event registrations again and offering reassurance to nervous athletes on its website next week after drafting a plan to put the...
  • Teachers, stars raise record amount for Desi Geestman Foundation

    Teachers, stars raise record amount for Desi Geestman Foundation
    GLENDALE — Throughout its first half-decade of play, the Stars Shooting For Hope charity basketball game, featuring a squad of celebrities versus a team of teachers representing the Glendale Unified School District, has featured close contests while...
  • Doc Hurley Foundation in Disarray As Scholarships Dry Up, Board Disbands

    The Doc Hurley Scholarship Foundation that boosted the college dreams of hundreds of Hartford-area students has nearly collapsed, losing its tax-exempt status and its board of trustees, and awarding no more than two new scholarships in the past five...
  • Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials

    Russ Reid dies at 82; creator of pioneering World Vision infomercials
    There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements. Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
  • Critic's notebook: John Anderson sheds new light on Barnes' bad move

    Critic's notebook: John Anderson sheds new light on Barnes' bad move
    Now that the Barnes Foundation has been in its conventional, museum-like new building in downtown Philadelphia for more than a year, one local critic is having second thoughts about the place. Philadelphia Inquirer art critic Edward Sozanski recently...
  • Paul Walker fans gather at fatal crash site

    Dozens of fans gathered in Valencia early Sunday at the site of a fiery car crash that left “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker and another man dead. The smell of the burned Porsche still lingered in the morning air as fans set up a...
  • Paul Walker death: 'They died doing what they enjoy doing'

    As a Santa Clarita charity event and car show was winding down Saturday, actor Paul Walker and friend Roger Rodas went for a ride in a red Porsche and never came back, a witness said. Jim Torp heard a loud boom and said he knew in his heart his...
  • Paul Walker death: Cause of fiery crash still under investigation

    Paul Walker death: Cause of fiery crash still under investigation
    Investigators are still working to determine the circumstances surrounding the single-vehicle crash that killed actor Paul Walker and another man Saturday in Valencia, sheriff’s officials said. Speed may have been a factor in the crash, which...
  • Zac Brown Band to play Everglades benefit in Palm Beach

    Zac Brown Band to play Everglades benefit in Palm Beach
    The Zac Brown Band will add to its respectable history of charitable music-giving when the versatile country jammers play the ninth annual ForEverglades Benefit at the Breakers Palm Beach on Feb. 15. The ZBB, whose album “Uncaged” won the...
  • Harold Simmons dies at 82; Dallas billionaire and GOP donor

    Dallas billionaire and heavyweight GOP political donor Harold Simmons, who gave tens of millions of dollars to Republican candidates, including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former presidential nominee Mitt Romney, has died. He was 82. Simmons, born to...
  • It isn't a sin to be rich

    Is it a sin to be rich? Not if your resources are used to help others and create jobs. If you listen to most of the discussions of income inequality, it certainly seems like affluence itself is a crime. We hear increasing calls for higher taxes on the...