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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.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 12:18 PM PDT

In Little Saigon, Connections to Vietnam Run Deep

In Little Saigon, Connections to Vietnam Run Deep

In Little Saigon, the connections to Vietnam run deep, from faith to folklore.

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 03:34 PM PDT

YouTuber Wants to Inspire Women and Girls to Fix Cars

YouTuber Wants to Inspire Women and Girls to Fix Cars

The world of auto mechanics remains dominated by men, but one feisty entrepreneur is trying to empower young women by showing them there’s nothing to fear when it comes to looking under the hood.

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 11:58 PM PDT

Father-Son Duo Rock New Generation With DJ School

Father-Son Duo Rock New Generation With DJ School

A world-famous DJ group from Cerritos with a passion for hip-hop is teaching the art form at a new type of school.

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 01:52 PM PDT

Pop-Up Library Provides Access to Japanese Children's Books

Pop-Up Library Provides Access to Japanese Children's Books

On a sunny weekend day, young kids and families sit in the driveway of Mitsuko Roberts' Glendale home, reading to each other in Japanese as others browse through Japanese children's books.

Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 at 11:57 PM PDT

Makeup Artists Help Cancer Patients Put on a Brave Face

Makeup Artists Help Cancer Patients Put on a Brave Face

Many of the powerful drugs used to fight cancer result in hair loss and negatively affect the skin, leaving patients feeling less than their best. That's where a team of volunteers comes in, to not only restore...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 09:52 AM PDT

Children With Rare Syndrome Honor School Shooting Victim

Children With Rare Syndrome Honor School Shooting Victim

Jonathan Martinez, the 10-year-old boy who was shot and killed at a school in San Bernardino, was born with a rare genetic disorder called Williams Syndrome. His parents have asked that he be honored by...

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

Holocaust Survivor Shares Horrors With High School Students

Holocaust Survivor Shares Horrors With High School Students

James Bachner was 18 when he was taken by Nazis from his parents and brother in Poland and forced into a labor camp. Now 95, Bachner teaches young people about the Holocaust with the hope that history will never...

Monday, Mar 20, 2017 at 07:56 AM PDT

Donated Service Dogs Provide Cover for PTSD Veterans

Donated Service Dogs Provide Cover for PTSD Veterans

Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is taking a significant toll on veterans. Twenty-two service members take their own lives every day. The Patriotic Service Dog Foundation wants to bring that number down...

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