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Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 01:33 PM PST

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

Life for kids with life-threatening illnesses is not easy. So when they can step away from their diagnosis and just be kids, it can create memories that can often help them forget about their struggles.

Monday, Feb 29, 2016 at 12:39 AM PST

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

A group of women are binding together after incomprehensible violence: Sexual assault in the name of war.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 09:46 AM PST

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

About 70 percent of blind people are unemployed, but one local organization is working to change that.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:01 PM PST

The Rich History of West Adams

The Rich History of West Adams

West Adams is a part of Los Angeles that is slowly being rediscovered, with streets that speak to an era of grace, charm and beauty.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM PST

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

She landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, now Yolanda Whitaker, better known as Yo-Yo, is sharing a stage with NBC4's Michael Brownlee. Watch what happens during their interview.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:03 PM PST

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

In decades of collecting, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey have amassed a museum-worthy collection of items important to African-American culture that now tours the country.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:56 PM PST

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Claudia Alexander spends much of her time spreading the word of science, speaking with students of all ages and sharing what she felt was her purpose — moving from ignorance to understanding through bold...

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:59 PM PST

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Two decades after she landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, Yolanda Whitaker — better known as YoYo — is educating South Central LA kids through hip-hop.

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:50 PM PST

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

A Chapman University freshman is hoping to start a summer camp that supports children who are living with a parent stricken by cancer.

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 at 11:54 PM PST

OC Youth Shelter Shapes Former Foster Kid's Future

OC Youth Shelter Shapes Former Foster Kid's Future

Out of the 62,000 kids in California who are in foster care, only 3 percent of them will graduate college. Amber Boggs, 27, beat the odds thanks to Casa Youth Shelter, a youth home located in Orange County.

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California ISO Issues Flex Alert

California ISO Issues Flex Alert

State power grid operators asked residents to conserve power Wednesday during another hot day in Southern California.

Community Rallies Behind Football Player Battling Cancer

Community Rallies Behind Football Player Battling Cancer

Family, friends and teammates are rallying behind a community college football player battling cancer at a fundraiser at TGIFridays in Ontario.

Hundreds of Evacuated Animals to Return Home

Hundreds of Evacuated Animals to Return Home

Hundreds of animals evacuated during the Sand fire north of Los Angeles are returning home.

Family Sues Music Festival After Daughter's OD

Family Sues Music Festival After Daughter's OD

A couple whose 19-year-old daughter died of a drug overdose during a rave at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds in Pomona last summer are suing the promoters and several other defendants, alleging her death...

Trump, Pence Campaign in Pa. After Mixed Messages on Russia

Trump, Pence Campaign in Pa. After Mixed Messages on Russia

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump encouraged Russia to meddle in American politics Wednesday, with a stunning recommendation to uncover and make public hacked emails that might damage his opponent...

Sand Fire Containment Reaches 40 Percent

Sand Fire Containment Reaches 40 Percent

The fire has scorched more than 38,000 acres and was 40 percent contained, fire officials said Wednesday.