'I Haven't Stopped Smiling Since They Showed Up': Carpenters Union Comes Through After Riverside American Legion RobbedWhen American Legion Post 289 in Riverside was hit by robbers back in October, the veterans didn't think there was any way they would be able to open on Veterans Day as planned — that was until a carpenters union stepped in.
'It's Just So Fulfilling': Fontana Woman Saves 2 Lives Through Organ DonationGiving up an organ to save the life of someone else is a sacrifice few people are willing to make once, let alone twice. But that's exactly what Elaine Jones of Fontana did.
'Organization Of Second Chances': Formerly Incarcerated Man Now Helping Others Get Back On Their FeetMore than two decades have passed since Wesley Crunk was incarcerated. In that time, he has not only rebuilt his life, but helped others do the same.
People Making A Difference: Woodland Hills Business Owner Starts Group Championing Small BusinessesUsing social media and word-of-mouth campaigns, the Maiden Community has helped more than 70 local businesses.
People Making A Difference: Free Tutoring, Babysitting Services For Healthcare WorkersIt's an effort to get free tutoring and babysitting to the children of health care workers engaged in the fight against COVID.
People Making A Difference: From Immigrant To Mentor, SoCal Man Gives Back To CommunityAdrian Alvarez was 3 years old when he moved to the U.S., leaning on his family and mentor to succeed. Now, as an adult, he's giving back as a volunteer for the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
People Making A Difference: South Pomona Urban Farm Providing Hope, NourishmentFrom fresh fruits and veggies to toiletries and basic essentials, one South Pomona group is spreading hope, health and nourishment one box at a time.
People Making A Difference: Parents Turn Grief Of Losing Child Into Smiles For Countless OthersEstablished in 2003, the Oscar Litwak Foundation's goal is to improve the quality of life of sick children by bringing mobile playrooms full of toys, games, books, movies and more to them.
People Making A Difference: Mom Lobbies For Change In Caregiver Law To Provide Stronger Safety NetWhile grieving the loss of her son, Cathyleen Williams was informed that her IHSS income would also come to an end and that she was not eligible for unemployment benefits due to a quirk in the law.
People Making A Difference: Boyle Heights Nurse Uses Life Experience To Train Next Generation Of Healthcare WorkersA teen mom who overcame incredible odds has become a role model for her community — paving the way for the next generation of registered nurses at a Boyle Heights hospital.
People Making A Difference: Grammy Winning Trumpeter Helps Aspiring Musicians Reach New Heights With Free LessonsIt's a new season at the Fernando Pullum Community Arts Center. After six months in COVID-induced seclusion, a handful of gifted young musicians have starting making music together once again.
People Making A Difference: Training Program Teaches Women Basics Of ConstructionBOOTS is a four-week apprenticeship program designed to provide hands-on training for women looking to become union carpenters.
People Making A Difference: UCLA Health Program Aims To Make Final Moments Easier For Patients And Family — A Wish At A TimeThe 3 Wishes Project has fulfilled around 1,700 wishes since 2017, including staging weddings within the confines of a hospital room.
UCLA Sorority House Transformed To Give Foster Kids In College A New 'Opportunity'For two years, the Tri-Delta house has become "The Opportunity House," giving 30 to 35 foster kids who are now college students a break on room and board.
People Making A Difference: Rancho Santa Margarita Teens Create Online Tutoring ProgramTwo teens from Rancho Santa Margarita are hoping they can help educators during the pandemic by offering online tutoring for students struggling with remote learning.