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Sham cancer charities bilked donors for $187 mil, spent money on luxury

Sham cancer charities bilked donors for $187 mil, spent money on luxury

Government regulators have cracked down on four cancer charities, accusing the Cancer Fund of America, Cancer Support Services, the Children’s Cancer Fund of America, and the Breast Cancer Society of cheating donors out of $187 million. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), all 50 states, and the District of Columbia claim that the four foundations fraudulently […]

Stagecoach 2015

Stagecoach 2015

It’s hard to believe that this is the 9th Stagecoach event, and that it has become one of the topmost country music festivals in the U.S. The event brings in the highest country stars along with stars from yesteryear and stars from a diverse type of music for all to enjoy. That is what makes […]

SAN DIEGO REP PREMIERES AN INTRIGUING DRAMA ON COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

SAN DIEGO REP PREMIERES AN INTRIGUING DRAMA ON COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

Chasing immortality by downloading one’s thoughts and memories into an everlasting human-shaped computer may sound like science fiction, but current research in robotics and artificial intelligence make it possible now. The challenge is to get past the “uncanny valley,” the discomfort-zone people experience when seeing electronic recreations of human beings that are not quite believable. […]

COMPELLING STORY OF ONE MAN’S COURAGEOUS STAND FOR JUSTICE IS ON STAGE AT CV REP THEATRE

COMPELLING STORY OF ONE MAN’S COURAGEOUS STAND FOR JUSTICE IS ON STAGE AT CV REP THEATRE

Courage, principle, and perseverance to stay the course despite all odds and pressure is not easily achieved by many people. Also, it’s very intimidating for any individual to stand up and legally challenge The United States of America, whatever the circumstances. Following the December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack by Japan, war-time America and its […]

G.B. SHAW’S “PYGMALION” ON STAGE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

G.B. SHAW’S “PYGMALION” ON STAGE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

The brilliant, irascible and prickly Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw never met an upper-class Englishman that he didn’t want to skewer is some way.  Mainly, he did it with his blistering wit and biting sense of humor with particular emphasis on the upper-class Edwardians and their way of life and language snobbishness. Drop that “h […]

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