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Radio and TV personality David "Kidd" Kraddick died on July 27, 2013. He was 53 years old. (credit: USTREAM DISH NATION)

Radio, TV Personality David ‘Kidd’ Kraddick Dies

David “Kidd” Kraddick, the high-octane radio and TV host of the “Kidd Kraddick in the Morning” show heard on dozens of U.S. radio stations, has died at a charity golf event near New Orleans, a publicist said. Kraddick was 53.

07/28/2013

Smile 4 Haiti

Local Group Works To Bring Back Smiles After 2010 Devastating Quake In Haiti

Three-and-a-half years after a 7.0-magnitude quake hit Haiti, it has been a long road to recovery. But one local group, Smile 4 Haiti, is working to make a difference in people’s lives.

07/28/2013

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$23K Wedding Ring Returned After Husband Accidentally Sells It For $5 At Garage Sale

Whether it was merely good luck or divine intervention, Racquel Cloutier is thankful that she has her $23,000 wedding ring back after her husband accidentally sold it at a garage sale – to the family of a local pastor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2013

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Homeless Man, 77, Scrounges Up Cash From Strangers To Help Others In Need

A 77-year-old homeless man saved up the money he scrounged from strangers to help other people in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2013

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Sheriff Demotes 3 Supervisors In Alleged Charity Race Cheating

Three Los Angeles County Sheriff’s supervisors have been demoted over an alleged attempt to cheat during the department’s annual charity relay race last year.

04/18/2013

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Actress Jane Seymour Honors Celebrities With An ‘Open Heart’

Actress and jewelry designer Jane Seymour stopped by the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about her 2nd annual Open Hearts Foundation event.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2013

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Former Lakers Coach Raffling Championship Ring For Charity

A former Los Angeles Lakers coach is raffling off a championship ring for charity.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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Founder Of Lion’s Heart Discusses Ways To Get Involved

Terry Corwin, the founder and Executive Director of Lion’s Heart, appeared on KCAL9 News on Saturday morning to discuss the volunteer service organization.

03/30/2013

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Best Stores With A Cause In OC

Shopping for a new spring wardrobe? Avoid the buyer’s remorse and spend all you want at these stores that support life-changing charities.

CBS Los Angeles–03/26/2013

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Best Stores With A Cause In Los Angeles

Some of the best stores with a cause in Los Angeles support more than a single cause through the philanthropic contributions.

CBS Los Angeles–03/19/2013

Former San Diego mayor Maureen O'Connor (CBS)

Ex-Mayor Apologizes For Spending $2M In Charity Funds On Video Poker

A former San Diego mayor and widow of a fast food mogul has pleaded not guilty for spending over $2 million from her late husband’s charitable foundation on her gambling addiction.

02/15/2013

IHOP Restaurant

IHOP Offering Free Pancakes For National Pancake Day!

IHOP restaurants are giving away a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes Tuesday to celebrate National Pancake Day!

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2013

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Merrill Edge Adviser Gives Tips On Budgeting For The Holidays

Joe Santos, a financial planning expert with Merrill Edge, visited KCAL9 Sunday to offer advice on budgeting for donations and gifts without draining the savings account.

12/09/2012

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Clayton Kershaw Receives Baseball’s Prestigious 2012 Clemente Award

Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw has won the prestigious 2012 Roberto Clemente Award.

10/28/2012

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Armstrong Steps Down As Livestrong Chairman

Lance Armstrong said Wednesday he is stepping down as chairman of his Livestrong cancer-fighting charity so the group can focus on its mission instead of its founder’s problems.

10/17/2012

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