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Oscar-Winner Patricia Arquette Gives Chance For Supporter To Aid Her On Humanitarian Trip

To help raise money for GiveLove, she’s offering the chance for anyone who donates to go along on her next mission.


LAPD Chief Charlie Beck was among those on hand for the 15th annual Denim Day. (Photo credit: Peace Over Violence)

Mayor, LAPD Chief Don Blue Jeans To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Violence

Los Angeles’ mayor and chief of police both put on their blue jeans Wednesday to help raise awareness and change public attitudes about sexual violence.



Foundation Offers Beauty, Grooming Services To Terminally Ill Men, Women

Ronda Wilkin and Wendy Marantz Levine appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday to discuss an upcoming beauty drive.


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Woods To Close Chapter On Calif. Childhood With Final ‘World Challenge’ In Thousand Oaks

Tiger Woods will close a chapter on his California childhood this weekend when the World Challenge wraps up at Sherwood Country Club.


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Actress Patricia Arquette Talks To KCAL9 About Saving Haiti

Actress Patricia Arquette was so disturbed by the bleak post-quake images coming from Haiti, she started a foundation to help the victims.


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Chaka Khan To Hold Concert Benefiting Support Local Scholarship Funds On Mar. 17

Chaka Khan will be in concert Mar. 17 to benefit the Carl Anderson Scholarship Fund, which helps deserving students attend college, and the Chaka Khan Foundation.

CBS Los Angeles–03/09/2012

Matthew Reeve speaks onstage at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's A Magical Evening 20th Anniversary Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on November 17, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation)

Christopher Reeve’s Son Carries On His Father’s Mission To Help People With Spinal Cord Injuries

Matthew Reeve, son of the late actor Christopher Reeve, knows the question is coming.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2011

Jim Miller Sr., founder of the Jimmy Miller Foundation with Maggie McKay (CBS)

KFWB On Your Corner: Jimmy Miller Foundation

This is the story of one family’s way of keeping their son’s legacy alive.


Maggie McKay with Alexis Henry of Surfrider Foundation (CBS)

KFWB On Your Corner: Surfrider Foundation

With 60,000 members worldwide and more than 100 chapters — 80 of them in the U.S. — you’ve probably seen a Surfrider sticker on the back of a car with a surfboard on the roof.


Eli and Edythe Broad (courtesy The Broad Foundation)

KFWB On Your Corner: Eli Broad

There’s one man who, perhaps more than any other, has put his signature mark on the city.


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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

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Kobe Bryant Set To Introduce Foundation To Fight Homelessness

Laker star Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa will announce plans Tuesday to form a foundation dedicated to improving the lives of youths and families in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2011

Maddie and her mom. (credit:

Parent’s Of Dying Girl Hope To Raise Money To Help Her Favorite Place

Their little girl is dying. But an Orange County couple is using their grief to honor their daughter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/01/2011

Incoming LAUSD Superintendent Announces Philanthropic Foundation

The incoming superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District said Thursday he is forming a new foundation to attract philanthropic donations to help fund the ailing school district.


Dave Thomas and foster kids and friends. (credit: courtesy Dave Thomas Foundation.)

CBS Special: Finding Homes For Kids In Foster Care

Like the song says, there’s no place like home for the holidays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2010