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Volunteers Sought To Assemble 4,500 Gift Bags For Homebound Seniors

Mayor Eric Garcetti and his wife will join volunteers at the Los Angeles Convention Center Wednesday to fill gift bags that will be delivered to about 4,500 homebound seniors.

12/16/2014

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Kings-Ducks Bet Brings Mayors To LA River Cleanup

The mayors of Los Angeles and Anaheim paid off a friendly NHL playoff wager Saturday morning when they met to lend a hand during a cleanup of the Los Angeles River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/09/2014

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Casa Colina Holds Annual Sports Camp For People With Disabilities, Special Needs

The Casa Colina Outdoor Adventures program was holding its annual Land Meets Sea Sports Camp Thursday for people with disabilities and special needs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2014

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Girl Scouts Help Florists Bring Smiles To Area Veterans

Local Girl Scouts and florists spent part of Sunday morning helping design more than 600 bouquets that will be delivered this week to patients at the VA Medical Center in Los Angeles.

07/20/2014

Gary Rico is one of 33 volunteers with the Rialto Police Department. (credit: CBS)

Rialto Police Volunteer Program Celebrates 30th Anniversary Wednesday

There are 33 volunteer officers. They train and learn about everything from medical emergencies to traffic collisions.

06/15/2014

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Best Outdoor Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Give back to your community while having fun when you volunteer with these outdoor volunteer opportunities.

06/09/2014

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Lack Of Volunteers Prompts Cancellation Of 101-Year-Old Redlands Flower Show

The Redlands Horticultural and Improvement Society’s Spring Flower Show has been canceled after 101 years due to a lack of volunteers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

It's time to chill for these kids at Camp Harmony. (credit: CBS)

Local Camp Gives Kids In Need A Much-Needed Break From The Inner City

For the kids it’s something new, something different and a chance just to be a kid.

02/16/2014

Dexter Preston photographed this soaring bald eagle Saturday at Big Bear Lake. (credit: Dexter Preston/US Forest Service)

14 Bald Eagles Counted Saturday In Southern California

Ten adults and four juvenile birds were observed at the lake areas during the one-hour count.

01/11/2014

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Volunteers, Celebrities Serve 4K Christmas Eve Meals To Homeless At LA Mission

Hundreds of volunteers and celebrities Tuesday helped served meals and distributed toys at the Los Angeles Mission Christmas Eve celebration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2013

Volunteer "elves" have responded to letters like this one for the last century under "Operation Santa". (Photo courtesy BeAnElf.org)

USPS Delivers Surprise Gifts To Needy Children Through ‘Operation Santa’

Mail carriers Monday were delivering surprise packages to low income children just in time for Christmas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2013

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Volunteers Sought For Bald Eagle Count At SoCal Lakes

Want to serve your country while also watching the U.S. national symbol in its natural habitat? Don’t make plans Saturday.

12/20/2013

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Postal Service Woes Threaten To Limit ‘Operation Santa’ Effort

For the first time in over a century, a number of children’s letters addressed to Santa Claus may go unanswered, according to postal volunteers.

12/09/2013

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La Casa Garcia Dishes Up Thanksgiving Dinner To 15K

Thousands turned out for a Thanksgiving meal from Orange County restaurant La Casa Garcia Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/28/2013

Bryce Laspisa was last seen on Aug. 30 while returning home from Northern California. (credit: Laspisa family/Facebook)

Search For Missing OC College Student Extends To Oregon

The family of a missing Orange County college student is holding out hope as the search extends to Oregon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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