Gov. Brown Signs Landmark Bill Ensuring Medical Care, Counseling, Surgery For Transgender Youth In Foster CareAssembly Bill 2119 ensures that medical services, which include counseling, hormone therapy and surgery, will be covered by Medi-Cal for transgender and gender nonconforming youths in California's foster care system.
Sandra Bullock Adopts 3-Year-Old Girl From LouisianaActress Sandra Bullock revealed in People magazine that she has adopted a second child, a three-year-old girl from Louisiana.
Tustin Foster Care Hero Wins 'Everyday Heroes' Top HonorThe Orange County Register newspaper is set to honor "everyday heroes", or people who make a difference without being in the spotlight, with the top honor going to a man who works with foster care teens.
Skating Star Tai Babilonia Opens Up About Her Struggle With AlcoholismFor decades, Tai Babilonia and her partner Randy Gardner were known as ice skating royalty. Not making headlines in the years since was Tai's alcoholism. The Olympian spoke with CBS2's Pat Harvey about her struggle and how she changed her life for the better.
Court Records: Boy Was Tortured, Forced To Eat Vomit And Feces Before He DiedEight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was doused with pepper spray, forced to eat his own vomit and locked in a cabinet with a sock stuffed in his mouth to muffle his screams before he was beaten to death by his own mother, according to court records released this week.
'Words 2 Life' Program Helps Children In Foster Care Express Their PainMalcolm Concept is reaching out to foster kids with a freestyle rap program called, “Words 2 Life.”
L.A. County Officials Move Towards Creating Task Force To Halt Child ProstitutionSome children in L.A. County's foster care system are reportedly being recruited as child prostitutes and officials want a new task force to address the problem.
Soldier Shares Stories Of Hardship, Triumph With Less Fortunate KidsA U.S. soldier is sharing her inspiring story of hardship and triumph with a group of kids in Santa Clarita, who need it most, as part of a program called Tempered Steel.
Local Whitney Houston Fans Gather To Celebrate Her Life, Illustrious Song Career And Her HeartA group of Whitney Houston fans gathered in Culver City Sunday night to celebrate her life, sing her songs and mourn her passing.
LA County Uses $10,000 Donation To Help Foster Kids Los Angeles County will use a $10,000 gift from a fiscal guardian angel to help children in foster care.
Lake Elsinore Mother Convicted Of Torturing Her Toddler By ScaldingA Murrieta jury deliberated about six hours before convicting a Lake Elsinore mother of two on torture and other felonies in relation to her 18-month-old daughter.
CBS Special: Finding Homes For Kids In Foster CareLike the song says, there's no place like home for the holidays.
Head Of LA Child Services Says 'Crisis Is Brewing'The head of Los Angeles County's child welfare service says a crisis is brewing because of a backlog in abuse investigations.