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Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 at 11:55 PM PST

Teacher Combines Music and Math in Educational Program

Teacher Combines Music and Math in Educational Program

A local teacher is thinking outside of the "boom box," using music to fight classroom boredom.

Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 at 11:56 PM PST

African-American Leads Tournament of Roses for First Time

African-American Leads Tournament of Roses for First Time

For the first time in history, an African-American man is in charge of The Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game.

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 at 11:42 PM PST

Record-Setting Pilot Inspires Youth at Airport

Record-Setting Pilot Inspires Youth at Airport

Kimberly Anyadike, from nearby Inglewood, made history at the Comtpon airport years ago. Now she volunteers her time at the same airport, helping the next generation realize they can do anything they dream.

Sunday, Feb 4, 2018 at 11:40 PM PST

1st African-American Female LAPD Captain Continues to Serve

1st African-American Female LAPD Captain Continues to Serve

There is no denying that African-Americans have had a complex relationship with the Los Angeles Police Department throughout its 149-year existence.

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 at 11:36 PM PST

Girl With Severe Lung Disease Chronicles Journey With Book

Girl With Severe Lung Disease Chronicles Journey With Book

Chloe Fernandez, 11, suffers from a severe lung disease that causes breathing problems and requires constant care. With the help of the Make a Wish Foundation, she documented her journey with PCD for other...

Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 at 11:35 PM PST

Sherman Oaks Couple Works to Help Children in War-Torn Syria

Sherman Oaks Couple Works to Help Children in War-Torn Syria

As the civil war in Syria rages on for a seventh year, more than 200,000 children are trapped in cities under siege. The Phil and Tamar Koosed, however, are trying to help by sending them medical aid via an...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 10:21 AM PST

LA Shelter Finding Forever Homes for Senior or Disabled Dogs

LA Shelter Finding Forever Homes for Senior or Disabled Dogs

Los Angeles' animal shelters are full of abandoned dogs waiting to be adopted, but those with special needs have an especially tough time finding a forever home. One local woman, however, has made it her mission...

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 09:49 PM PST

Pasadena Coffee Shop Hires Homeless and Foster Youth

Pasadena Coffee Shop Hires Homeless and Foster Youth

The past year has seen a 64 percent increase in 18 to 24-year-olds sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles and many of those youth come from the foster care system. One minister in Pasadena is doing his part...

Sunday, Dec 31, 2017 at 11:44 PM PST

'Back in Tune': Homeless Choir Finds Joy Through Song

'Back in Tune': Homeless Choir Finds Joy Through Song

A Southern California jazz musician trying to help those experiencing homelessness wound up getting a two for one deal. Not only has she helped change lives, she found some new talent.

Monday, Dec 25, 2017 at 12:00 AM PST

Program Gives LA Students With Disabilities Path to Careers

Program Gives LA Students With Disabilities Path to Careers

California ranks 35th in the nation when it comes to employing people with disabilities, but a unique partnership here in Southern California is working to change that, providing young people the skills they...

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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.