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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.

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Heber Garcia is a master barber — helping people look their best runs in the family.

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.

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Search Continues for Suspect Who Triggered Amber Alert
Search Continues for Suspect Who Triggered Amber Alert

Authorities are continuing their search for the suspect or suspects responsible for stealing a car in Cathedral City with two toddlers inside, prompting the issuance of an Amber Alert until they were found safe in Desert Hot Springs about eight hours later.

Arrests Made at 'MAGA' March, Rally in Orange County
Arrests Made at 'MAGA' March, Rally in Orange County

Thousands of people gathered in Huntington Beach Saturday for a "Make America Great Again" march and rally, and half a dozen people were arrested during the event, police said.

California Air Regulators Vote to Keep Tough Fuel Standards
California Air Regulators Vote to Keep Tough Fuel Standards

California air regulators voted Friday to keep the state's tough vehicle emissions standards through 2025. The state Air Resources Board voted unanimously at a meeting in Riverside to continue with the standards for 2022 to 2025 after reaching a conclusion similar to one by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration.

LA Kings on Brink of Playoff Elimination
LA Kings on Brink of Playoff Elimination

The Los Angeles Kings slim chances of making the NHL playoffs sank even further after a 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday night at Staples Center.

Cuddle Cot Aims to Give Grieving Families More Time
Cuddle Cot Aims to Give Grieving Families More Time

Christina Browning wanted more time. When her daughter Maddison was delivered stillborn after 43 hours of labor in November 2011, Browning had just three hours with her daughter before Maddison’s body began to deteriorate. Now Browning is channeling her grief to help other families in need. She donated a Cuddle Cot to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where Maddison was born. The refrigerated bassinet helps preserve a baby’s body after death.

Clippers Clinch Playoffs, Inch Closer to Jazz
Clippers Clinch Playoffs, Inch Closer to Jazz

The Los Angeles Clippers clinched a playoff berth for the sixth straight season, and moved within a half-game for home court advantage in the first round with a 108-95 win over the Utah Jazz on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center.