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KROQ’s Bean On “Why I Am Giving Up A Kidney”

KROQ’s Bean is donating a kidney to long time friend and KRIQ head of engineering, Scott Mason.


(L-R) Gloria Jiminez, 28, and Filimon Lamas, 33.

Donation Funds Established For Victims In Fatal Inglewood Shooting

A donation fund has been established to help the remaining victims of a shooting that claimed the lives of a father and his 4-year-old son.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/23/2012

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DreamWorks Animation SKG Founders Donate $90M

The founders of the studio behind “Shrek,” ”Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” are donating $90 million to a Hollywood charity that offers support to seniors and health services for members of the entertainment industry.

CBS Los Angeles–10/16/2012

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Thieves Swipe $40,000 Worth Of Music Equipment From Led Zeppelin Tribute Band

Fans of a popular tribute band were working to get them back on tour after thieves had stolen all the group’s instruments.


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California Science Museum Gets Big Boost To Build Shuttle Exhibit

The California Science Museum said it has raised nearly half of the $200 million needed to build a permanent exhibit for the space shuttle Endeavour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/17/2012

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Lennox Little League Returns $1,200 Donation From LA Strip Club

A Southland Little League will stay on the field for another season after a generous tip from a local strip club.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2012

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LA County Health Chief Gives UCLA School Of Public Health $50M

The Los Angeles County health chief has donated $50 million to the University of California, Los Angeles.


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Ray Charles Foundation Gives LAPD Cadet Program $1M Grant

It’s a million dollar weekend for the Los Angeles Police Department’s Cadet program thanks to the Ray Charles Foundation.


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SoCal Edison Pledges To Match Employee Contributions For Shooting Victims Fund

Southern California Edison announced Friday it will match any additional employee contributions to a $100,000 fund that the utility established to aid victims and family members affected by last week’s shooting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2011

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Costa Mesa Firefighters Fulfill Children’s Wishes With Letters To Santa Program

Costa Mesa Firefighters are fulfilling children’s holiday wishes with their 10th annual Letters to Santa program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2011

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Magic Johnson Donates $1 Million To Michigan State Athletics

NBA legend and Lansing native Magic Johnson has donated $1 million to the school he led to the 1979 college basketball national championship.


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Donate To Medals Of Courage Benefiting Sick Children

A local woman is hoping people across the Southland will donate their race medals to children fighting deadly diseases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2011

Elizabeth Mooney and her daughter, Dixie. (credit: CBS)

Food Pantries Strapped By High Demand, Low Donations

Food pantries are places of last resort for many people down on their luck, trying to survive in this economy. But the L.A. Regional Food Bank reports that many of the agencies that provide free food for those in need are in need themselves.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011


Honor Our Troops By Donating To The ‘Gary Sinise Foundation’

Actor Gary Sinise stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about his “Gary Sinise Foundation.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2011

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Jolie-Pitt Foundation Donates $500,000 To Joplin

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are donating $500,000 from their foundation to help Joplin rebuild from the deadly tornado that struck the southwest Missouri town last month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2011