The Pasadena-based space society founded by Carl Sagan announced Monday that it has received a $4.2 million donation — the largest single contribution in its history.
A Buddhist order has donated $6.6 million to the University of Southern California to promote the study of Japanese religions and culture at the university.
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Tuesday asked the public for food and monetary donations as part of the national “Giving Tuesday” campaign.
More than 5,000 turkeys were donated to local families in need Monday during a Thanksgiving giveaway in Compton.
A group known as Team Rubicon started as an idea by two former Marines who wanted to help with relief efforts in earthquake-ravaged Haiti in January 2010.
For one Ventura County beach city, every grain of sand counts.
Well-known rapper The Game has donated $10,000 for the funeral of a 6-year-old girl who was gunned down in an apparent gang-related shooting outside of a party in Moreno Valley over the weekend.
Los Angeles will get 700 new teachers thanks to a $20 million donation from the Walton Family Foundation to a nonprofit that recruits college graduates to teach in public schools.
The Hemet Firefighters Association Tuesday voted to give community funds to the families of two firefighters killed battling a wildfire in Arizona.
A 77-year-old homeless man saved up the money he scrounged from strangers to help other people in need.
A very special donation made its way to an elementary school in Westchester.
A fundraiser held by California Pizza Kitchen raised $75,000 for the families of two slain peace officers killed in the Christopher Dorner manhunt.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has not forgotten the people of Haiti, stricken by a devastating 7.0 earthquake that hit three years ago tomorrow.
A Southern California man’s tradition of handing out cash totaling $1,000 to homeless men was broken when he was turned away by a shelter on Christmas Day.
Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $100 million for full-ride scholarships for 33 medical students at the University of California, Los Angeles.