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  • Everyone Is a Philanthropist on the Warner Bros. Lot

    When it comes to corporate social responsibility, Warner Bros. likes to enlist some help from its employees -- all of them. That's the philosophy at the core of Warner Bros. Impact, started in 2008 to give those working in the company a voice in its...
  • 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...
  • Driver in fatal crash with trooper's squad car gets 10 years

    Driver in fatal crash with trooper's squad car gets 10 years
    A man who drove into an Illinois state trooper's car, killing a Brookfield man and injuring the officer, was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison. Daniel C. Clark expressed remorse over causing the death of Frank Caruso, 42, before DuPage County...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • For those who served

    For those who served
    Laguna Beach American Legion Post 222 and its Ladies Auxiliary held a Veterans Day Celebration Monday. A large audience of guests and members were present and several interesting presentations were made. The Laguna Beach Police Color Guard posted...
  • Coroner: 'Accidental overdose' caused death of Indiana U. student

    Coroner: 'Accidental overdose' caused death of Indiana U. student
    A Chicago-area student found dead last month in her Indiana University dorm room died from an accidental overdose, the Monroe County, Ind., coroner said today. Freshman Abigail Bott, 18, of Clarendon Hills was found unresponsive in her room on Oct. 6....
  • Oakton students get small taste of homelessness

    Oakton students get small taste of homelessness
    John Bendewald thought sleeping in a shanty would be like camping. But when the Oakton Community College freshmen settled into his makeshift shelter on a recent night, it started to get really cold. Even with a sleeping bag and extra blankets, the...
  • Hypnotist turns New Trier fundraiser into fun

    Hypnotist turns New Trier fundraiser into fun
    Famed hypnotist Tom DeLuca used the power of suggestion to entertain and help the New Trier High School class of 2014 raise money toward building a home for a poor family in Waukegan. For many years, the graduating class has taken on a service project...
  • Last Call: RDV Food Truck Fridays ends Dec. 27, $100,000 donated to nonprofits

    Last Call: RDV Food Truck Fridays ends Dec. 27,  $100,000 donated to nonprofits
    RDV Food Truck Fridays will end Dec. 27. For nearly two years, the 10 a.m.-2 p.m. gathering at the RDV Sportsplex parking lot in Maitland has donated $100,000 to local nonprofits.  There have been 89 events with up to 15 trucks participating week. In...
  • 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,...