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Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

An elementary school in Watts battling dwindling resources found a unique partnership that is giving their community new hope, and students an advantage, by turning to books and not iPads to help children learn....

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 12:16 AM PST

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 01:48 AM PST

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Two fathers walked away from their old lives and created a lasting friendship after entering a program in San Bernardino County that aims to break the cycle of drug abuse and gang life.

Monday, Dec 7, 2015 at 12:07 AM PST

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

A Pasadena mom worked to transform a playground so all kids -- even those with disabilities - can play.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 10:20 AM PST

Foundation Helps Pay for Plastic Surgeries

Foundation Helps Pay for Plastic Surgeries

For parents whose children are born with facial deformities, the thought of paying for surgery can be overwhelming, but one Beverly Hills doctor is changing lives.

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 at 12:14 AM PST

Entrepreneur Gives Back to Program That Helped Him As Boy

Entrepreneur Gives Back to Program That Helped Him As Boy

An entrepreneur who faced hardships after a childhood of being raised by a single mother realized he needed to pay it forward after the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization changed the course of his...

Sunday, Nov 8, 2015 at 11:48 PM PST

Jeffrey Foundation Provides Special Needs Day Care

Jeffrey Foundation Provides Special Needs Day Care

The Jeffrey Foundation is a day care and after-school program for low-income children with special needs.

Monday, Nov 2, 2015 at 12:16 AM PST

Babes Ride Out: Women's Motorcycle Group

Babes Ride Out: Women's Motorcycle Group

Three years ago, Anya Violet and Ashmore Ellis had an idea: to gather up a few motorcycle girls and go camping. Now the event has taken on a life of its own.

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 at 07:32 AM PDT

Blind Photographer Captures Sons' Autism

Blind Photographer Captures Sons' Autism

A Santa Ana man isn't letting his lack of sight stop him from making a name for himself in an unlikely field — photography.

Sunday, Oct 25, 2015 at 11:52 PM PDT

Blind Photographer Captures Twin Sons Autism

Blind Photographer Captures Twin Sons Autism

A Santa Ana man isn't letting his lack of sight stop him from making a name for himself in an unlikely field — photography. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News at 11.

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Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in North Hollywood

Kidnapping Suspect Arrested in North Hollywood

Police were searching for a man, armed with a hammer, who kidnapped a store clerk from a convenience store in the Exposition Park area. The man was arrested hours later in North Hollywood after a short...

Woman Smiling in Mug Shot After McDonald's Assault Sentenced

Woman Smiling in Mug Shot After McDonald's Assault Sentenced

An Ohio woman accused of assaulting a McDonald’s worker for not moving fast enough was all smiles in her mug shot – but that likely didn’t last long when she was sentenced to prison for violating probation.

Hospital Plans to Pay for Funeral of Homeless Woman

Hospital Plans to Pay for Funeral of Homeless Woman

A hospital in Corona is offering to pay the burial expenses for a 60-year-old homeless woman who was in their care after she was fatally stabbed on Sept. 22 in front of a store.

Renfroe's Roof Shot Powers Padres Past Dodgers

Renfroe's Roof Shot Powers Padres Past Dodgers

Hunter Renfroe hit a home run that landed on the roof of the Western Metal Supply Co. building and the San Diego Padres defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 6-5, on Wednesday night at Petco Park.

Trump Campaign Says Debate Two Must Be Better

Trump Campaign Says Debate Two Must Be Better

Two days after the first presidential debate, top aides and people close to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump admit the candidate's performance was subpar and that he must dramatically improve in his...

Mountain Lion Caught on Camera in Verdugo Mountains

Mountain Lion Caught on Camera in Verdugo Mountains

An adult female mountain lion pictured in front of a glittering cityscape was captured on a remote camera in a California State Park, garnering a massive response on social media.