| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb is donating $15,000 worth of sports equipment and apparel to Baltimore Boys and Girls club through his charitable foundation.
Working in partnership with Good Sports, the veteran Ravens cornerback will present the...
| Apr 6, 2014
Bernard McCullough grew up above an Englewood church and then worked as a fry cook while honing his comedy act at night. Decades later, after hitting it big in nightclubs, television and movies, Bernie Mac wanted to give back.
He founded a small charity...
| Jun 9, 2014
Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpan Network and The Beacon Institute, was just trying to solve a couple of workplace concerns. In the process, she ended up creating a circle of charitable acts benefiting students, senior citizens and low-income...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
On the heels of a combined $26-million donation from the big three U.S. automakers to help the troubled Detroit Institute of Arts, two charitable organizations said Wednesday they are pledging a total of $13 million toward the museum.
The Andrew W....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:29 PM
A foundation run by Shelly Sterling could retain up to a 10% stake in the Clippers, according to the agreement to sell the franchise to Steve Ballmer.
By June 15, Sterling has to elect whether to sell 100% of the Clippers to Ballmer for $2 billion or...
| May 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Local H frontman Scott Lucas and former Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin had never played together before last summer's Hot Stove Cool Music fundraiser, yet there they were again early this month performing their own soundtrack to Sergei...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Olympic medalist Anita L. DeFrantz, 61, is president and a director of the LA84 Foundation, the charitable organization that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the Los Angeles Olympic Games. In the three decades since those games, LA84...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Donald Sterling's battle to maintain control of the Clippers and restore his shattered reputation will focus, in part, on how well he can count and spell backward and put numbers in the right order on a drawing of a clock.
Sterling's difficulties in...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Rihanna has upped the ante with a $25,000 gift in conjunction with a phone-busting selfie that launched an EBay auction for charity.
Last Friday, the "Diamonds" singer took a courtside selfie with L.A. Police Commission President Steve Soboroff at a...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:51 PM
The man behind the @HiddenCash Twitter account was at it again Saturday, sending residents of New York City, Houston and Mexico City scrambling for envelopes he'd stashed in all three cities.
"Our biggest day ever! Houston, Mexico City, NYC today! Be...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Five years ago, when the local chapter of the NAACP wanted to give Clippers owner Donald Sterling a lifetime achievement humanitarian award, Los Angeles’ African American community was divided.
Sterling had been a prominent donor to the NAACP...