| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Before a photographer snapped a picture of Scott Niedermayer's family, the former star Ducks defenseman directed a stern, yet calm order to one of his four sons.
"Sit up straight," Niedermayer said.
For 18 years, Niedermayer was looked to as a leader on...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 11:14 PM
On March 30, the Ronald McDonald House went to Holtville. The purpose was to fill the size 13 red shoes Ronald wears and to share information about Ronald’s house with the Holtville Rotary.
We had volunteers from New Creations, the delightful...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 4:17 PM
The Burbank Kiwanis For Fun Car Show and Arts and Crafts Fair is almost here. This 13th annual Car Show will be from 9 to 3:30 p.m. April 29 at Johnny Carson Park, 400 Bob Hope Drive, Burbank.
It will feature beautiful vintage vehicles, trucks,...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:59 PM
Lexy Becker woke up to an early Eastersurprise Saturday morning after going to sleep in her own bed for the first time in seven months.
Lexy, who has been in Minnesota since September for her leukemia treatments, discovered that her backyard and front...
| May 28, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Macy's Glamorama featuring Cee Lo Green and Far East Movement
Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana
Friday, August 12
Tickets start at $50
175 N. State Street
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:39 PM
As any dog lover knows, canines have special powers. Dogs can engage us in ways humans can't. This is especially true with seniors. There is a growing body of medical research that shows how interacting with dogs (and other pets) improve seniors'...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:02 PM
An elder suffering from memory loss will not be forgotten.
That is the guiding principle of facilities specializing in the care of those with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. And, luckily for the victims of memory loss and their families,...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:51 PM
SAN DIEGO - A dream home worth $2.2 million is being raffled off in the North County to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego.
The 4600 square foot, five bedroom, five bath house features an entertainment room, courtyard, outdoor...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
The Chicago Film Critics Awards returned to the Broadway Playhouse at the Water Tower Jan. 7. This salute to Hollywood's best included Comedy Awards, conceived by Sharee Pemberton who produced the show along with film critic and Chicago Film Critics...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Baltimore's Ronald McDonald House put out a call for help and ended up with a brigade of mattress movers.
"We need bodies," wrote Sandy Pagnotti, executive director of the West Lexington Street facility that provides housing to families with critically...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:03 PM
After being gone for a few months it was a shock seeing the gigantic wind machines for the first time after driving down Mountain Springs Grade. Although I knew they were to be installed, I must have pushed the event to the back of my mind. The desert...