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  • Garcetti, wife launch drive to replace seniors' gifts ruined in fire

    Garcetti, wife launch drive to replace seniors' gifts ruined in fire
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that he and his wife would collect donations to replace hundreds of holiday presents for seniors destroyed Monday when an inferno swept a downtown construction site. Heat and smoke from the raging nighttime...
  • L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder

    L.A. Philharmonic gets $20-million donation from GeoCities founder
    A prominent Los Angeles tech entrepreneur and former board president of the L.A. Philharmonic announced Wednesday that he will give $20 million to the orchestra, half of it going to endow the top leadership position now held by Deborah Borda. David...
  • Langley Federal Credit Union forms charitable foundation to help families

    Langley Federal Credit Union forms charitable foundation to help families
    Newport News-based Langley Federal Credit Union has formed the Langley for Families Foundation to establish focused charitable giving on family issues in the greater Hampton Roads area. The foundation will operate outside of the credit union’s...
  • 5 year-end retirement tips

    With just weeks to go before the end of the year, here are five potential money-making/money saving retirement moves to consider. 1. Fully fund employer-sponsored retirement plan contributions. Unlike IRA's, the deadline for funding 401 (k), 403 (b) or...
  • Make Room for Joy and Peace

    Make Room for Joy and Peace
    December is the month of more -- more to do, more to buy, more patience, more memories, more everything!    When life is already filled to the brim, there might not be room for more. Then all that holiday magic turns into holiday stress, unless you...
  • New website unites nonprofits, businesses, consumers

    New website unites nonprofits, businesses, consumers
    Rewards for Causes makes giving a win-win-win for nonprofits, businesses and donors. The newly formed website generates donations for charities and sales in the marketplace. Donors save money on special deals while supporting nonprofits. "Every deal you...
  • Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000

    Riot Fest organizers: Humboldt Park repairs complete, cost about $150,000
    Riot Fest organizers announced Monday that repairs to Humboldt Park, damaged during the three-day music festival, are complete and the price tag is $150,000. However, stretches of the Northwest Side park, home to the fest, remain closed to the public....
  • UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships

    UConn Foundation To Raise $150 million for Scholarships
    The UConn Foundation has endorsed a five-year $150 million fundraising initiative that will include $50 million in scholarships that will be paid out over the next decade. The remaining $100 million will be part of an endowment, foundation officials...
  • Driven by a meaningful culture

    Driven by a meaningful culture
    Bill Cannon left a large wealth management firm to join much smaller Glass Jacobson less than a year ago. His reason: "Opportunity for advancement," the 47-year-old said. "I wanted a seat at the table." And that's what he got with his new job as...
  • Global health means vaccinating the young

    Global health means vaccinating the young
    The world is scrambling to control the Ebola epidemic. Daily we hear about quarantines, possible outbreaks, governmental interventions and the death toll, which is now estimated to be nearly 6,000. Researchers are rushing to develop effective vaccines....
  • The holiday spirit of giving: helping kids get it

    Ah, the holidays. The season for time-honored traditions like decorating the tree, lighting the menorah, wrapping gifts ... and wondering whether you have raised the most selfish kid in the world. Almost every parent has felt this at one time or another,...