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  • READER SUBMITTED: Grant Aids Families Coping With Parent In Prison

    A grant of $206,243 to provide assistance to families whose lives have been affected by having a loved one in prison has been awarded to Families in Crisis by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. The grant will allow the agency to launch new...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • Maxine Waters, Other Lawmakers Press FCC for Diversity in Merger Reviews

    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and 51 other lawmakers, including members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are pressing the FCC to ensure that upcoming mergers include "enforceable commitments" to boost media ownership, programming, advertising and...
  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • On the Town: Foothill Civitan Club hosts annual Casino Night

    On the Town: Foothill Civitan Club hosts annual Casino Night
    For the past 34 years, it has been a "sure-thing" bet for numerous local charitable organizations as well as community event and program facilitators that the members of the Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank could be counted on for financial support....
  • HB Wavecresters model for charity

    An evening of fun and fashion drew scores of business-minded women July 17 to the Huntington Beach Hotel for the HB Wavecresters annual fundraiser. The ballroom, brimming with excitement, featured camaraderie, cocktails and style set against a...
  • Liberals try to make 'profit' a dirty word

    It's been weeks since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the contraception-mandate case, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, but the pace of urgent fundraising appeals has barely slackened. Several times a day, another pops up in my email inbox. Some are...
  • Standing up for children [Editorial]

    Standing up for children  [Editorial]
    Another proposal to house undocumented children in Maryland and another shameful response. This time it wasn't rural Carroll County blasting the prospect of "illeagles" living outside Westminster, but a Baltimore County councilman decrying the potential...
  • Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations

    Hospital Sales To Create Windfall For Charitable Foundations
    People in Connecticut have talked a lot about what happens to patients and staff at five nonprofit hospitals that are being bought by a Texas hospital chain, but there's another issue. What happens to the money? When a nonprofit hospital is sold to...
  • Navy Pier gift memorializes family business

    Navy Pier gift memorializes family business
    A Chicago philanthropic family whose scrappy appliance and furniture stores were known for hard bargaining and oddball promotions on Wednesday announced a $20 million gift to Navy Pier Inc., one of the largest donations to a local nonprofit in recent...
  • Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County

    Catholic Charities seeks to house immigrant children in Baltimore County
    Catholic Charities wants to care for about 50 children from Central America at a campus in Baltimore County, seeking a role in the immigration crisis even though the consideration of other sites in Maryland has met with fierce local opposition. The...