After spending his entire young life in and out of jail, former Rolling 20s gang member Skip Townsend decided he had enough and decided to turn his life around, and to help others do the same.
Welcome to Life Connected. our new series chronicling the many ways in which people and communities across Southern California come together to inspire and support one another.
Pasadena senior citizens are being brought together with the younger generation through Camp Villa, a monthlong summer program.
In nearly five decades as an educator, Metuka Benjamin says she has seen too many students with the potential to accomplish incredible things, but unable to flourish.
An entertainment industry executive is inspiring students in a Latino working-class suburb of El Monte to succeed in life without forgetting to give back.
A pit bull named Pirate was out of the shelter Tuesday after the story went viral of a 6-year-old boy with autism reading to him.