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Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 06:31 AM PDT

Recovering Veterans Help Sick Sea Lions Return to the Ocean

Recovering Veterans Help Sick Sea Lions Return to the Ocean

Retired veteran James Golias began volunteering for the Sea Lions for Service Members, a free program that allows veterans to engage in a therapeutic experience at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center by tending to...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 05:35 AM PDT

LA Program Offers Work Training For Young Adults With Autism

LA Program Offers Work Training For Young Adults With Autism

The LA Speech and Language Therapy Center, an organization that provides treatment and services to children with autism spectrum disorder and other diagnoses, created a job-training facility that helps young...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 06:19 AM PDT

Canine Companions Offer Love and Support to Returning Vets

Canine Companions Offer Love and Support to Returning Vets

Canine Companions LTD. is a nonprofit organization that connects specialized dogs with veterans in need. The program aids returning servicemen and women as they transition back into civilian life.

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 06:27 AM PDT

Salvation Army Rehab Program Graduates Pay it Forward

Salvation Army Rehab Program Graduates Pay it Forward

Twelve years ago, Timothy Pemberton decided to seek help from the Salvation Army for his addiction. Now, he and his wife run the Salvation Army's Adult Rehabilitation Center in Santa Monica, a program, he said...

Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 at 10:29 PM PDT

Hollywood Nonprofit #Hashtaglunchbag Serves Food and Love

Hollywood Nonprofit #Hashtaglunchbag Serves Food and Love

The #hashtaglunchbag movement that began in a Hollywood apartment in 2012 is going strong as it continues to spread worldwide, encouraging individuals to pack their own lunch bags to distribute to those in...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 09:35 PM PDT

Beloved OC Soccer Coach Gets Field Named in His Honor

Beloved OC Soccer Coach Gets Field Named in His Honor

The Newport Mesa Unified School District Board unanimously voted to rename the north field of Davis Magnet School in honor of beloved soccer coach Keith Frainie, who died unexpectedly Dec. 6 from a brain...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:56 AM PDT

'We Do Care' Support Group Helps LGBTQ in Iranian American Community

'We Do Care' Support Group Helps LGBTQ in Iranian American Community

The success of "We Do Care" is capturing the attention of Iranian American families all over the country. There is even talk of expanding it to other major cities like New York and Chicago.

Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 at 10:57 PM PDT

People With Special Needs, Police Cadets Connect Through Art

People With Special Needs, Police Cadets Connect Through Art

Muralist Ernie Merlan is connecting special needs people and the community through art.

Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 10:57 PM PDT

Stewart Kwoh, An American Fighting for Justice for All

Stewart Kwoh, An American Fighting for Justice for All

Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement were an inseparable part of Stewart Kwoh's childhood. As he was growing up, there was one word that kept coming up over and over again: justice.

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 06:17 AM PDT

Canine Companions Offer Love and Support to Returning Vets

Canine Companions Offer Love and Support to Returning Vets

Emotional support and trained service animals can provide wellness and healing for veterans struggling with mental health or physical disabilities. Mario Solis reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday July...

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Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness
Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness

Angela Sanchez went from poverty to professional, and now, the formerly homeless teenager is writing children's books designed to break down the stigma of homelessness.

Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football
Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football

The Rams (3-0) remained unbeaten — and perfect against AFC teams in the regular season under coach Sean McVay — by barely holding back the Browns (1-2).

Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home
Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home

A man was shot to death by one of two suspects outside a home in Tarzana, a police sergeant said Sunday.

Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town
Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town

The 41-year-old tortoise named Dino ambled away after a storm blew open the latch on its outdoor enclosure in Red Bluff.

At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies
At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies

Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether...

Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins
Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins

Huyn-Jin Ryu hit a home run and pitched seven solid innings, while Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam, as the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the 100-win mark Sunday with a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies.