Charitable Giving

  • Calendar

    November 8, 2012
  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012

    'Hot Coffee'

    Huntington Beach Library

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Honda Center Donates Post-Concert Food to Charities

    The food donations will start after Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20​After Carole King and James Taylor's concert on July 20, the Honda Center, the Anaheim Ducks and ARAMARK (Honda Center's food and beverage partner) will start donating all unused, leftover food to local Anaheim c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2010

    This Just In: Not All World of Warcraft Players Are Deadbeats

    ​You there, sitting on the couch in your parent's basement, next to the Doritos, playing World of Warcraft for hours on end. Yes, YOU! What have you done to better mankind lately? More than 200,000 of your kind just donated $1.11 million to charity.

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2010

    Lazy Dog in Irvine to Host a Free Lunch for Philanthropists

    ​Lazy Dog Cafe is rewarding un-lazy, um, dogs and turning them into guinea pigs. Stay with me. The soon-to-be-opened restaurant is offering a free lunch during their sneak preview at their new Irvine store on Tuesday, March 2nd to reward all "philanthropists". You don't have to be Bill or Mel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Car "Restorer" Gets Jail, Probation, Restitution Order for Ripping Off Charity

    ​A 60-year-old Costa Mesa man pleaded guilty today to two felony counts of grand theft and was sentenced to 270 days in jail and three years probation in a bizarre cases involving a Ford Mustang collector's car he promised to restore for a drug and alcohol rehabilitation nonprofit for women, inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Sports Chalet Stores Collect Shoes for Haiti

    ​Soles4Souls and Sport Chalet have joined forces to collect shoes for victims of Haiti's devastating earthquake. Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based charity that collects shoes from individuals and footwear companies to give to needy people around the world, has made a commitment to donate more than 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    Safe, Secure Sites to Donate to Haiti Quake Relief

    A lot of relief groups have and will be appealing for donations to help earthquake-rattled Haiti. The Pan American Development Foundation--an independent, non-profit organization that creates public-private partnerships to assist the least advantaged people in Latin America and the Caribbean--is enc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Attention, Polar Bears: HB Surf City Splash 2010 Wants You!

    ​There's still time to give in to your desire to strip down to your bathing suit--the one you always wear under your jammies during the winter--and walk, run or dive into the chilly Pacific Ocean near Huntington Beach Pier with other die-hards at high noon New Year's Day.Would knowing the nuttines ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    Major Donor Pulls Funding, Leaves ACLU and Locals Scrambling

    ​An item the New York Times posted online Tuesday night that outed David Gelbaum as a major anonymous donor to the American Civil Liberties Union and reported the Newport Beach philanthropist was cutting off $19 million in yearly donations because of economic setbacks has left the ACLU scrambling, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    The Eagle Has Landed . . . Flapping His Wings at John Wayne

    Photo by Joel Eckman Maus Glenn and Wendy Stearns admire Challenger's wingspan as handler Al Cecere holds the non-releasable bald eagle.​ CHALLENGER'S CHARITY FLIGHT PATH IS CORRECTED . . . "Challenger," the non-releasable American bald eagle we told you about this morning, made his sched ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    UC Irvine Discontinues Sugar Daddy Henry T. Nicholas' Rowing Teams, 3 Other Sports . . . Unless

    The Los Angeles Times' Fabulous Forum blog reports today that UC Irvine as of Saturday is "discontinuing" five sports--men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's rowing, and sailing--to cut costs amid reduced state funding. University brass expects to save $1 million by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Controversy at LB's Shore Ultra Lounge

    Remember that charity benefit show I wrote about? The one at Long Beach's Shore Ultra Lounge? Yeah, that one. Anyone, the promoter sent me this email (and added it as a comment to all my previous posts) saying that he was, well, ripped off. Here's what he sent me. And before anyone gets mad at me, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Reminder: HB Restaurant Week Starts Today!!

    Since I last wrote about the event, which runs until June 2, it's more than doubled in size, with 27 restaurants, pubs and bars confirmed, including Duke's. There are brilliant bargains to be had (check the website for details), and, even better, this chowing is for charity!

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    To Do Tonight - 5/14

    A "Taste For Charity" and Silent Art Auction, 5 p.m.Tastes by top restaurants, silent auction of art from local galleries and a live auction with raffle prizes! This charitable gathering has it all. Proceeds benefit the Community Clinic, 1st Thursdays Art Walk, Sally's Fund, CSP Youth Shelter, Woma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Going Postal to Help Hungry Orange Countians

    When the postman drops letters, magazines and packages off at your Orange County home or business on Saturday, he or she is going to want something in return: food.To help combat a sharply increasing need for emergency food assistance, U.S. Postal Service letter carriers will seek donated food items ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 30, 2009

    And the War Came

    California Repertory

  • Calendar

    March 26, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Arthur Magazine Faces a Grave Deadline

    The great LA-based counterculture magazine Arthur needs to raise $20,000 by July 1 or it will have to cease publishing. LA Weekly's Randall Roberts summarizes the sorry scenario on our sister paper's blog here. If you're so inspired, you can donate money to Arthur's worthy cause by using the widg ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2007

    Seeds in Your Teeth

    49th Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival

  • Music

    November 2, 2006

    Good Karma

    Wally Ingram benefit

  • Promotions

    May 4, 2006

    T-Shirt Design Contest!

    OC Weekly Artist Program

  • Features

    March 30, 2006

    Our MVP

    Most Valiant Player: Carlos Delgado

  • Features

    November 24, 2005
  • Culture

    July 15, 2004

    Mushmouth Reconsidered

    You cant say that on TVbut Bill Cosby can

  • Columns

    May 22, 2003
  • Music

    May 23, 2002

    Pulling Out the Roots

    ROCK for CHOC benefit

  • News

    January 31, 2002


    Charitable gaming scores big money for Brea businessman

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    Angelonis Sweepstakes

    Neat! But is it art?