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  • Welsman tries an orchestra for size

    Welsman tries an orchestra for size
    She's been singing for a while, and she's toured extensively throughout the world, but Canadian-born jazz singer and pianist Carol Welsman still calls herself the new kid on the block. Welsman, who will be appearing at the Glendale Alex Theatre on May...
  • 4 million meals, 400 dogs, 180,000 patients -- humanitarian milestones in Orlando

    In Wednesday’s column, I highlighted what I called “Milestones of Humanity” – amazing benchmarks reached by Central Florida’s nonprofit community. It started with Give Kids the World – which hosted its 130,000 kid...
  • Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event

    Seminole Hard Rock announces charity donations, 10-year event
    Ceremonies are slated for midday Friday to mark 10th anniversary celebration of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, which first opened on May 11, 2004.    A special “Ten-a-Year for Ten Years” presentation at Hard Rock Live...
  • Seminoles plan to spend $100 million this year

    Seminoles plan to spend $100 million this year
    The 500-room Seminole Hard Rock Hotel runs at 98 percent capacity. On Fridays and Saturdays, more than 40,000 people shuffle through the Hollywood casino complex. So the Seminoles are making some upgrades and renovations, CEO of Seminole Gaming Jim...
  • Habitat ReStore celebrates two years in Williamsburg with sale

    Habitat ReStore celebrates two years in Williamsburg with sale
    The Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Williamsburg will celebrate its two-year anniversary on Saturday, April 26 with special activities and sales.  In addition to sales, there will be games, recycling events and food. The first 100 customers will receive...
  • Big time busy Saturday on tap around Harford County

    One of the busiest Saturdays of the spring is coming up in Harford County on April 26, featuring four events many people have taken to marking their calendars for each year. Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Bel Air, Clear Your Clutter Day at Harford...
  • Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes

    Presenting the 2013 Les Fleurettes
    Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
  • Donating homes to charities

    I read with interest, but concern, your article “Banks reap benefits for donating foreclosed homes,” (News, Dec. 20). I agree there is a need for greater accountability of some charitable agencies and their partners. However, as a...
  • Chicago student falls to death in San Diego: 'This is all so surreal'

    Chicago student falls to death in San Diego: 'This is all so surreal'
    A Chicago graduate student was killed when she lost her balance and fell from a cliff while taking pictures in San Diego over the weekend, authorities said. Anna Bachman, 25, was visiting her sister and taking pictures at sunset Sunday when she lost her...
  • Please, please stop speaking Facebook

    Imagine you're at a party. Someone approaches and engages you in a one-sided conversation. It goes something like this: "Hi (YOUR NAME), haven't seen you in awhile. Of course, I haven't seen anybody, considering I just returned from my oceanfront...
  • Groups plan combined effort to help even more

    Groups plan combined effort to help even more
    Volunteerism and selflessness do not come as a surprise to members of Huntington Beach's vast network of community groups and nonprofit service organizations. And for this reason the City Council in August recognized Huntington Beach as a "compassionate...