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Saturday, Jan 6, 2018

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

Last year was filled of tragedies, natural disasters and heartbreaks but 2017 was also the year many heroes emerged to step up and remedy the devastations.

Saturday, Dec 30, 2017

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

Echo Park resident Letisia Ruiz was a troubled teen who dropped out of school and became a single mother. She endured several struggles throughout her life but proved you can turn it around with ambition...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

Community Comes Together to Battle SoCal Fires

A great salute to the men and women battling fires and saving lives, all the emergency responders, firefighters, police officers, medical responders and members of the community who have helped each other.

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

Girl's Christmas Tree Wish Comes True, Thanks to Deputies

An 11-year-old Lynwood girl wrote a letter asking only for a Christmas Tree for her family. She waited outside her home for four days, hoping for someone who could help. Her wish was eventually answered by...

Saturday, Nov 18, 2017

City Department Rescues Animals From Abuse and Neglect

City Department Rescues Animals From Abuse and Neglect

The city of Fontana's Animal Services Team are this week's heroes, a city department with a heart of gold. Working under the Fontana Police Department, the seven-member task force plays a unique role in...

Friday, Nov 3, 2017

Woman Searches Shelters to Save Neglected Animals

Woman Searches Shelters to Save Neglected Animals

An Encino woman searches animal shelters for the dogs no one wants, the broken animals in need of the most urgent medical and emotional care. Such animals have little chance of being adopted and it takes...

Friday, Oct 20, 2017

EMT Rescues Animals After Hurricane Harvey

EMT Rescues Animals After Hurricane Harvey

As an emergency medical technician at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Bryce Trevett has devoted his life to helping others -- whether it's in the hospital emergency room, or on a jet ski out on the ocean.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Pasadena Firefighters Cross US to Help Hurricane Victims

Pasadena Firefighters Cross US to Help Hurricane Victims

An award-winning Pasadena firefighter not only saves lives here at home, he volunteers his free time to help victims of disasters around the country.

Friday, Sep 29, 2017

Heroic Actions of Sheriff's Deputy Save Woman's Life

Heroic Actions of Sheriff's Deputy Save Woman's Life

A woman is thanking a Riverside County Sheriff's deputy for using CPR to save her life after she was found not breathing inside her home.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017

Air Rescue Team Applauded for Saving Teen Hikers

Air Rescue Team Applauded for Saving Teen Hikers

Orange County Sheriff's Air Support rescue rushed to save teenagers stuck on a steep cliff several hundreds of feet in the air on a rainy day last January.

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