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Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 at 07:13 PM PDT
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By Jessica Lynn, Jonathan Gonzalez

Teen Girl Photographers Showcase Pictures of Working Women

A group of mostly Latina teen girls from across Los Angeles County are catching...View gallery

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Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 08:17 AM PDT

Boy's Wheelchair Transformed into Epic Flash Costume

Boy's Wheelchair Transformed into Epic Flash Costume

With some help from an Oregon-based nonprofit, a 10-year-old boy with spina bifida was transformed into the Flash for this year's Comic-Con in San Diego. His wheelchair was decked out with huge blinking...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:46 PM PDT

USC Doctor Studies Depression, Disability in Aging Latinos

USC Doctor Studies Depression, Disability in Aging Latinos

University of Southern California associate professor Maria Aranda never left the east side of Los Angeles, a community where she was born and raised and where she's now doing research aimed at helping an older...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:51 AM PDT

Foster Kids See the Ocean for First Time on Fishing Trip

Foster Kids See the Ocean for First Time on Fishing Trip

Despite living close to the beach, many low-income and foster youth in Southern California have never been fishing — let alone seen the ocean.

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 12:02 AM PDT

Low-Income Students Thrive in Elite Summer Program

Low-Income Students Thrive in Elite Summer Program

The Campbell Scholars Program brings the best and the brightest from nearby low-income public schools to Campbell Hall for a high-quality college prep summer program.

Sunday, Jul 2, 2017 at 11:50 PM PDT

Patti Davis to Take Alzheimer's Support Group Nationwide

Patti Davis to Take Alzheimer's Support Group Nationwide

Late former president Ronald Reagan was arguably the most famous man in the world to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Yet, his daughter, Patti Davis, said that in the 10 years that she cared for her ill father, no...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:10 PM PDT

Mini Therapy Horses Lift Spirits of Critically Ill Children

Mini Therapy Horses Lift Spirits of Critically Ill Children

A mini-horse kicking a soccer ball or playing piano with its nose is a scene that could put a smile on practically anyone's face.

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:57 AM PDT

Man Saves Stranger's Life With Bone Marrow Donation

Man Saves Stranger's Life With Bone Marrow Donation

The connection between Los Angeles residents Sergio Ramirez and Michael Palacios is as deep as the marrow of their bones.

Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 at 11:41 PM PDT

Moving Service Aids Domestic Abuse Survivors

Moving Service Aids Domestic Abuse Survivors

Meahead Movers is a moving service that was founded in 1997 by student athletes looking to make some extra cash. The movers, however, soon began to encounter something unexpected: emergency calls to quickly move...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 12:05 AM PDT

Students Take Part in Bank's Student-Run Branch Program

Students Take Part in Bank's Student-Run Branch Program

A dozen high schools students in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood are learning to become financially savvy by taking part in Union Bank's student-run branch program.

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No NASCAR Anthem Protests After Executives' Warnings
No NASCAR Anthem Protests After Executives' Warnings

It appeared no drivers, crew or other team members protested during the national anthem Sunday prior to a race at New Hampshire Motorspeedway. Several team owners and executives had said they wouldn't want...

Man’s Body Discovered in Valencia Home
Man’s Body Discovered in Valencia Home

Sheriff's detectives were investigating the circumstances surrounding the "suspicious" death of a man whose body was found Sunday in Valencia.

Trump's NFL Criticisms Spark Protests From About 200 Players
Trump's NFL Criticisms Spark Protests From About 200 Players

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or...

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Kershaw Shuts Down Giants in Final Home Start
Kershaw Shuts Down Giants in Final Home Start

Clayton Kershaw recorded his 200th strikeout of the season and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Francisco Giants, 3-1, in the rubber match of the final series of the season with their rivals on Sunday at...

LA Lakers Media Day 2017
LA Lakers Media Day 2017

Lakers unofficially kick off their 2017-18 season with Media Day on Monday at the new UCLA Health Training Center in El Segundo with Lonzo Ball taking center stage