| Dec 22, 2012
Most people who haven't finished their shopping are starting to worry about what gifts to give a friend, relative or spouse. Quick, what did you give or receive last year? How about two years ago? Most of us can't remember, unless it was a big-ticket...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:41 PM
When art director Antonio Alcalá was asked to create a design to replace the dwindling supplies of the 1990 Bobcat $2 stamp, "he carefully considered what sort of visual imagery would communicate value and set this new, high-denomination stamp apart,"...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 9:47 AM
This time of year, there are many reminders of why we should be thankful, and for many of us that means thinking of what presents we can get for our loved ones. But have you ever sat in a room full of gifts thinking, ‘How could I make this a more...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Inside Arnolia United Methodist Church, located at Joppa and Oakleigh roads, is an exact replica of the building complete with the steeple and cross which rises high over the church, dozens of windows, six porches with steps and even the corrals for the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Brazilian soccer star Kaká will be formally introduced as Orlando City’s first Major League Soccer designated player Tuesday.
He has previously won a slew of international soccer honors and will instantly become one of the top 10 players in the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Daniel James Vanian, 81, of Newport Beach, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014. Born on July 28, 1932 in Pasadena to Roxie and Albert Vanian, he graduated from Westmont College in 1956 and received his PhD from the University of Southern California in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:53 PM
The La Cañada United Methodist Church Youth Group this Friday begins its ninth year participating in World Vision’s 30-hour famine, “Release the Feast,” by joining their counterparts at Glendale United Methodist Church in fasting between...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Eleven years ago, Richard Stearns went to Washington.
Stearns -- president of World Vision, the billion-dollar Christian relief organization -- joined other faith leaders in lobbying Congress to spend $15 billion combating AIDS in Africa and the...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As a former active-duty Marine, Markus von Steinfort, 42, knew a thing or two about pushing his body to the limit. Still, von Steinfort, who is the pastor of Grace Church in Bowling Green, Ky., says the challenge of his first marathon was in a category...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 1:19 PM
There was a time when Christian charities would raise money by showing films of their good works in church basements.
Then Russ Reid, a marketing man who specialized in religious groups, came up with a bold plan for World Vision, a client that sought to...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 10:08 AM
As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts.
A 5K Charity Walk was held...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:39 AM
Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, as relief workers struggled to reach victims of a super typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines.
As President Benigno Aquino deployed...