Kickstarter

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LeVar Burton Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Back ‘Reading Rainbow’

Reading Rainbow’s LeVar Burton has launched a kickstarter campaign to bring back the popular children’s learning show he once hosted.

CBS Los Angeles–05/28/2014

Benji Miller would love to ride around Santa Monica and see other people using the Allo. (credit: CBS)

Santa Monica Teen Goes To Kickstarter To Fund His Novel Invention

Benji Miller’s device allows the user to talk on the phone, listen to tunes, get directions — all while keeping both hands on the handlebars.

04/05/2014

The Kickstarter site was allegedly hacked. (credit: Kickstarter.com)

Kickstarter Tells Users They Were Hacked

The new “Veronica Mars” movie is perhaps the most high-profile Kickstarter success story to date.

02/15/2014

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Help Fund Local Crime Stoppers TV Show Airing On KCAL9

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Assist. Sheriff Todd Rogers, and new host of “Crime Stoppers Southern California Case Files” Johnny Messner stopped by KCAL9 Friday to tell viewers about the revamped TV show and their Kickstarter project.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2013

Stephen Walden needs another $20,000 for his Kickstarter campaign. (credit: www.thenewshovel.com)

Manhattan Beach Man, 24, Comes Up With New Twist On Old Tool

A 24-year-old Manhattan Beach man has come up with a new twist on a very old tool.

10/09/2013

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‘CSI’ Actor, Musician Brad Carter Raising Funds For Album Before 2nd Brain Surgery

A Hollywood actor and musician who played guitar live during an “awake” brain procedure in May is crowd-funding his first album before he goes under the knife again.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Father Of Girl, 13, Killed On PCH Raising Money For Doc On Roadway’s Dangers

Ellen and Michel Shane lost their daughter, Emily, the evening of April 3, 2010.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Actress Kirsten Vangsness Discusses New Kickstarter Movie ‘Kill Me Deadly’

Vangsness is currently working on a new film, “Kill Me Deadly,” a 1940’s style film noir dark comedy. Kirsten has been using Kickstarter, a program that helps fund creative projects, to help raise money for the film.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

Zach Braff's Kickstarter campaign is hoping to make $2 million. (credit: Zach Braff/Kickstarter)

Actor Zach Braff Pleads For Movie-Making Money On KROQ

When Rob Thomas created a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a “Veronica Mars” movie he never imagined he would raise nearly three times the $2 million he was looking for from eager fans.

04/24/2013

Executive Producer Rob Thomas and actress Kristen Bell from the series "Veronica Mars." (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Fans Raise $2M For ‘Veronica Mars’ Film In Less Than A Day

“Veronica Mars” fans just bought themselves a big-screen version of the cult favorite TV series.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2013

Jedi (center) is a three-month-old diabetic alert dog. (credit: CBS)

‘Crowdfunding’ Making It Easier For Cash-Strapped Families To Pay For Medical Care

Cash-strapped families are embracing the concept of “crowdfunding” to meet the financial challenges that may result when a loved one is diagnosed with a medical condition.

02/01/2013

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