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Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 11:54 PM PDT

Mexican American Cultural Center Connecting Past Generations

Mexican American Cultural Center Connecting Past Generations

LA's Mexican American museum and cultural center La Plaza de Cultura y Artes opened six years ago -- an infant in museum terms. While their budget prevents them from advertising, popularity is blossoming from...

Monday, Sep 4, 2017 at 07:02 AM PDT

Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story With Young People

Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Story With Young People

Eva Nathanson, a Holocaust survivor, speaks to students all around Southern California to help them understand the dangers of bigotry.

Monday, Aug 28, 2017 at 05:25 PM PDT

Artist With Autism Communicates Through His Paintings

Artist With Autism Communicates Through His Paintings

A young painter living in his own world has found his own way to communicate through his art.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 11:43 PM PDT

TV Star Connecting Cancer Patients With Clinical Trials

TV Star Connecting Cancer Patients With Clinical Trials

Fans of the HGTV show “Flip or Flop” may be familiar with the cancer battle of the show’s host Tarek El Moussa. But what you may not know is how he is using his experience to help others. The reality TV star is...

Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 at 11:40 PM PDT

Blind Dance Troupe Empowers Disabled People Through the Arts

Blind Dance Troupe Empowers Disabled People Through the Arts

As part of one CRE Outreach program, Shane leads a performing arts troop made up of disabled artists out of a dance studio in Santa Monica. They're part of a first of its kind dance troop for the visually...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 01:15 PM PDT

Las Fotos Project Teaches Teen Girls Photography, Confidence

Las Fotos Project Teaches Teen Girls Photography, Confidence

Photography nonprofit Las Fotos Project has been around about four years, taking mostly young Latinas from around Los Angeles County and pairing them with experienced mentors.

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 at 07:13 PM PDT
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By Jessica Lynn, Jonathan Gonzalez

Teen Girl Photographers Showcase Pictures of Working Women

A group of mostly Latina teen girls from across Los Angeles County are catching...View gallery

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Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 08:17 AM PDT

Boy's Wheelchair Transformed into Epic Flash Costume

Boy's Wheelchair Transformed into Epic Flash Costume

With some help from an Oregon-based nonprofit, a 10-year-old boy with spina bifida was transformed into the Flash for this year's Comic-Con in San Diego. His wheelchair was decked out with huge blinking...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:46 PM PDT

USC Doctor Studies Depression, Disability in Aging Latinos

USC Doctor Studies Depression, Disability in Aging Latinos

University of Southern California associate professor Maria Aranda never left the east side of Los Angeles, a community where she was born and raised and where she's now doing research aimed at helping an older...

Monday, Jul 17, 2017 at 05:51 AM PDT

Foster Kids See the Ocean for First Time on Fishing Trip

Foster Kids See the Ocean for First Time on Fishing Trip

Despite living close to the beach, many low-income and foster youth in Southern California have never been fishing — let alone seen the ocean.

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Hot Air Balloon Festival Takes Flight in SoCal
Hot Air Balloon Festival Takes Flight in SoCal

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