Few residents know the history of Boyle Heights, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods just east of downtown Los Angeles.
For the abandoned dogs at Carson Animal Shelter, every day is an agonizing wait for somebody to come and take them home.
After Aimee Dunkle lost her 20-year-old son to a heroin overdose, she is now campaigning to make naloxone, an overdose-reversal drug, widely available.
Patti Davis, daughter of former President Ronald Reagan, reaches out to others whose loved ones suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia through the support group Beyond Alzheimer's.
Sharing his passion for food allows restaurateur Laurent Halasz to connect with young people and to inspire them to pursue their own dreams.
Trinidad Ramirez is a former addict and convict who turned her life around after she came to Chrysalis, a nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless and low-income clients find and sustain jobs.
Reverend Chineta Goodjoin is a new kind of pastor — and she's shaking up Orange County by turning her ministry at New Hope Presbyterian Church into a social action network.
An aspiring singer who once lived on the streets is one step closer to making his dream a reality thanks to the gift of a smile.
In 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was just 17 years old when she dove into shallow water and broke her neck, leaving her quadriplegic and in a wheelchair.
Heber Garcia is a master barber — helping people look their best runs in the family.