Kathleen has never given up, despite a spinal cord injury that left her without the use of her arms since she was 2 years old.
"They made her dreams come true," said her teacher after receiving a special wheelchair makeover.
That's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.
A Young Girl's Dream Comes True After Magical Wheelchair Makeover
Local news from across Southern California
A Parkview Elementary School student in Garden Grove received the wheelchair makeover of her dreams. The Harry Potter-inspired wheelchair was specially designed and built for 11-year-old Kathleen Ma. See Kathleen's reaction to her new wheelchair here.
Malibu Rescue Team Warns Pet Owners After 3 Dog Rescues in High Temperatures
As summer heats up, the Malibu Search and Rescue team is warning pet owners to be cautious, and not push pets beyond their limits in the heat, especially since dogs can succumb to heatstroke in just 15 minutes.
On the Heels of 'Galaxy's Edge,' Disneyland Set to Add Marvel-Themed Area With Microbrewery
Rather than catching its breath after opening its extremely popular 'Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge' expansion last month, the Disneyland Resort is forging ahead on building next year's planned expansion, a land at California Adventure Park themed for the superheroes of Marvel comics and movies. Here's a look at what the upcoming expansion will include.
Travel Guide Names Burbank Nation's Best Airport; LAX is World's Worst
Step aside, LAX. Hollywood Burbank Airport was named the best airport in the country. Here's how a travel guide praised the airport.