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  1. The Hollywood Indies Little League Swings and Connects with At-Risk Youth

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    The 22-year-old brainchild of director and Emmy-winning producer Stan Brooks — with the support of Hank Azaria, Macy Gray and Angela Bassett and the L.A. Dodgers Foundation — is now the largest little league program in L.A. county: "It's our job to create better citizens."Read more

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  2. Matthew Perry on Sobriety and Service: "Two Alcoholics Talking to Each Other Is a Big Deal"

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    The actor highlights the work of the Phoenix House rehab center, reveals plans for his sober living facility and discusses the importance of giving back: "If an alcoholic comes up to me and says, 'Will you help me stop drinking?' I will say, 'Yes, I know how to do that.'"Read more

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  3. Bill Cosby, Donald Sterling and Charities' "Nightmare" Naming-Rights Problem

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    For a few million donated dollars, celebrities can brand their names on a host of Los Angeles properties. But when those names become clouded in controversy, charities may have to backpedal.Read more

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  4. Why Kirk and Anne Douglas Are Giving Away Their Fortune

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    The iconic actor and his wife of 61 years have amassed an $80 million fortune, and now they are planning to give back to a range of causes, from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Anne Douglas Center for Women to their biggest passion, the Motion Picture & Television Fund.Read more

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  5. How 100 Hollywood Moms Are Supporting Foster Kids Who Become Mothers

    9:00 am 8/20/2015

    Star Jordana Brewster and activist Yasmine Delawari Johnson are among the industry women who've formed the Alliance of Moms, an auxiliary of the Alliance for Children's Rights, to bring medical care and educational programs to vulnerable L.A. teens.Read more

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  6. Lionel Richie Named MusiCares Person of the Year

    7:00 am 8/19/2015

    The singer-songwriter will be celebrated at a gala event on Feb. 13, 2016, in Los Angeles featuring performances by Lady Antebellum, Pharrell Williams and Luke Bryan.Read more

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  7. Lenny Kravitz, Enrique Iglesias, Antonio Banderas Set for Marbella's Starlite Festival

    7:51 pm 7/16/2015

    The Village People and Lionel Richie will also play two of the 22 cozy concerts as part of the event in the city in Southern Spain that also hosts the "Latin Oscars" this year.Read more

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  8. Watch Johnny Depp Surprise Children's Hospital Patients as Captain Jack Sparrow

    6:12 am 7/8/2015

    "Now, if there's other people in it, why do you call it a selfie?"Read more

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  9. Chris Pratt Heartwarmingly Recreates 'Jurassic World' Raptor Scene at Children's Hospital

    9:18 am 6/22/2015

    The actor stopped by the nearby hospital while filming 'The Magnificent Seven' with a slew of promotional items from the Colin Trevorrow-directed hit for the young patients.Read more

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  10. Ed Sheeran Gives Inspiring, Irreverent Speech on Stuttering: "Embrace Your Weirdness"

    5:00 am 6/9/2015

    "Most of the people that are successful started life off as a weird kid with no friends," said the honoree of the American Institute for Stuttering's Freeing Voices Changing Lives Benefit Gala, emceed by Emily Blunt.Read more

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