| Feb 5, 2014
Spring, the Oscars and tax time are right around the corner and AARP, in conjunction with the IRS, is offering free federal income tax preparation for all ages.
The program is designed for low- and moderate-income taxpayers with a threshold of $80,000....
| Feb 7, 2014
A group of nonprofits from Martin and Palm Beach counties are planning a 24-hour online giving event May 6 aimed to raise as much money as possible for area nonprofits in a single day. The Great Give effort is spearheaded by the area community...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive.
On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
| Jan 22, 2014
Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday.
The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Irvine Valley College will host a free income tax preparation session Saturday.
People or families can get help putting together their taxes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business Sciences Technology and Innovation Center on campus at 5500 Irvine...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:38 PM
This marks the 10th annual installment of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida."
The anniversary seems like a good time to remember why we publish this each year.
It's not to stroke egos. (Heaven knows, that's the last thing a few folks...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 5:12 PM
On Sunday, we unveiled the first part of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida."
It featured a mix of corporate leaders, three members of Congress, two rabble-rousers and one well-known judge.
Today, we unveil the top 10 as we finish up...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Chong Guk "C.G." Kum is president and chief executive of Hanmi Financial Corp., the oldest bank based in L.A.'s Koreatown. Nearly 10% of Hanmi's loans were delinquent in 2010. But the bank has cut that to 1%, raised capital and in June it hired...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 5:39 PM
On a wet Saturday near Griffith Park, a dozen teenage girls shovel manure, trudge through mud and try to stay warm. But soon everyone perks up because another horse-riding lesson is about to begin.
The lessons are provided by Taking the Reins, a...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Rick and Carol Bernstein started gardening with their three children on a third of an acre at their former home in Parkton, selling the produce at a roadside stand and taking extras to their local food bank.
That was two decades ago, and the food bank...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Access to affordable, quality health care for poor Americans varies dramatically among states — with Florida ranking among the nation's worst, according to a new study released today.
The report from the nonprofit Commonwealth Fund found a...