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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 09:55 AM PDT

Pit Bull Out of Shelter After Story Time With Boy

Pit Bull Out of Shelter After Story Time With Boy

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.

Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 11:54 PM PDT

Documentary Explores Boyle Heights' History

Documentary Explores Boyle Heights' History

Few residents know the history of Boyle Heights, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods just east of downtown Los Angeles.

Monday, May 16, 2016 at 08:50 AM PDT

Boy Brightens Dog's Days With Story Time

Boy Brightens Dog's Days With Story Time

For the abandoned dogs at Carson Animal Shelter, every day is an agonizing wait for somebody to come and take them home.

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 12:05 AM PDT

Mom Campaigns for Heroin Overdose-Reversing Shot

Mom Campaigns for Heroin Overdose-Reversing Shot

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.

Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 11:51 PM PDT

Support Group Helps Those Whose Loved Ones Suffer From Alzheimer's

Support Group Helps Those Whose Loved Ones Suffer From Alzheimer's

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.

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 11:57 PM PDT

Culinary Program Develops At-Risk Youth

Culinary Program Develops At-Risk Youth

Sharing his passion for food allows restaurateur Laurent Halasz to connect with young people and to inspire them to pursue their own dreams.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

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.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 12:13 AM PDT

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

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.

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 09:01 AM PDT

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

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.

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

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.

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Overnight Downpours Drench Southern California

Overnight Downpours Drench Southern California

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Worst of Drought Diminishes to 2 Percent in California

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Scientist Names New Moth Species After Donald Trump

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Trump Asks Some 50 Senior Obama Appointees to Stay on

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