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  • Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide

    Talking Shop: Sales help fight Chinese gendercide
    In 1989, Ling Chai joined friends and fellow students at Tiananmen Square for what she believed would be a peaceful protest. They gathered at the Beijing site to rally for political and social reform, better career prospects and a free media. But in...
  • Be.group responds to lawsuit

    Be.group responds to lawsuit
    A senior-facility operator wants a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to let it collect money from a future sale of Twelve Oaks Lodge — the surprise closure of which caused controversy late last year — according to court documents filed last...
  • IRA must handle charity donations

    Q: Should my IRA's financial institution give me checks in the name of the charity I wish to donate to? Or may I do that from my own bank account and just include it as a charitable gift deduction on my tax form? — M.C. A: Anyone 70 or older...
  • My Brother's Keeper: Helping hand for young men of color

    "My Brother's Keeper" has a much nicer ring than "Stop and Frisk." It also promises to be a more effective, less self-defeating way to address the interlocking social and economic crises afflicting young men of color. I'll go out on a limb and predict...
  • On A Huge Day For Travelers, Charity Still Starts At Home

    On a day when his company made certain that the Hartford area's one annual major league sports event would remain through 2024, Travelers Chairman and CEO Jay Fishman used the term "collective we." It is a fitting term. "We are a hometown company, 7,000...
  • Naperville Marathon registration opens

     Naperville Marathon registration opens
    Registration for this year's Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is proceeding at a swift pace. General sign-up for the second-ever race doesn't begin until March 8, but pre-registration started this week for those running to raise funds...
  • The power brokers of tomorrow?

    The power brokers of tomorrow?
    On the third Thursday night of most months, a select Orange County venue fills with an array of people in heels, loafers, dresses and suits. It's called a "schmoozer," and the attendees arrive prepared to network, handing over a donation to the...
  • California State University system enjoys record charitable donations

    California State University system enjoys record charitable donations
    The California State University's recent annual report on philanthropy for 2012-13 shows that the system pulled in $338 million in gift commitments, up 14% from the previous year. Charitable gift receipts topped $282 million, which was the most in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...