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  • Bernarda 'Bernie' Wong, Chinese American Service League founder

    Bernarda 'Bernie' Wong, Chinese American Service League founder
    Walking through the halls of the Chinese American Service League, Bernarda Wong stops in front of a bulletin board and points to a picture. "We created a class for people to learn how to get a mortgage," Wong says with pride. "It's my job to know what...
  • Weekend preview: End of the world? Santa to the rescue!

    Weekend preview: End of the world? Santa to the rescue!
    Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
  • Not so nonprofit: 34 top charity execs earn $1 million or more

    At the very top, at least, there is some profit in the nonprofit world. The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual executive compensation study, released Tuesday, said 34 of the top execs of some of the nation's biggest charities and foundations made $1...
  • Mike Bonin in Council District 11

    Mike Bonin in Council District 11
    Los Angeles City Council District 11 begins at the bluffs of Pacific Palisades and crosses the coral tree-lined median of San Vicente Boulevard. It includes Westchester bungalows in the shadow of jets rumbling into LAX, and the homeless in Venice who...
  • Father Bob Remains Source Of Comfort In Newtown

    Father Bob Remains Source Of Comfort In Newtown
    As he stood near the front door of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on the morning of Dec. 14, shattered glass near his feet, Monsignor Robert Weiss knew he was as close to evil as he would ever get. Newtown police officers had asked the pastor of...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Several departing state lawmakers, including the former top Republican on the Senate Education Committee, are in line for six-figure, taxpayer-funded payoffs as they head into retirement. State Sen. Jeff Piccola, R-...
  • Alan Grayson talks to News 13; WFTV previews Capital One Bowl

     
    On the local public-affairs front this weekend: Rep.-elect Alan Grayson, D-Fla., talks about health care, jobs and the economy on “Political Connections.” The program airs at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. Anchor Ybeth...
  • Painting the town orange

     
    Coordinated Health hopes you like orange. The private, for-profit hospital network is embarking on a new marketing campaign featuring that eye-catching color. To see what it's all about start with the Light the Lehigh Valley website, which introduces...
  • Hundreds expected to receive services at homeless event

    Hundreds expected to receive services at homeless event
    Homeless and financial unstable individuals can receive dental care, housing information and identification cards at Project Homeless Connect, an event expected to draw more than a thousand to the Baltimore Convention Center on Thursday. Organizers...
  • Former Legg Mason CEO named chair for United Way campaign

    Former Legg Mason CEO named chair for United Way campaign
    The local United Way has named a former CEO of Legg Mason Inc. to lead its effort to raise more than $24 million for programs to improve education, financial stability and health for central Marylanders. Mark Fetting, who left his position at the...
  • Mike Satz, Broward State Attorney

    Mike Satz, Broward State Attorney
    Last week: A salute to State Sen. Jeremy Ring, who is championing a bill in the Florida Legislature to help career prosecutors and public defenders pay off student loans. Starting pay for such lawyers is around $40,000, but many young lawyers have law...