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Gloria Hillard

Gloria Hillard appears in the following:

For Some Seniors Without Housing, A Parking Lot Is Home

Sunday, September 18, 2016

In the city of Santa Barbara, north of Los Angeles, the demand for senior housing is so great the wait list is now closed. For many of those seniors, their only safe living option is in their cars.

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On LA's Skid Row, Homeless Women Seek Shelter From The Streets

Thursday, June 30, 2016

There are now 47,000 homeless people in and around Los Angeles. The number of homeless women living on the streets has increased dramatically, and many are at risk of violence and sexual assault.

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In The Southern California Desert, Residents Grow Weary Of High Speed Rail

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

In Southern California, a section of the high speed train linking San Francisco to Los Angeles would have to navigate through mountains, fault zones and what may be even more daunting: cowboy country.

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Transgender People Face Discrimination In Job Market

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Despite increasing public awareness of transgender issues, transgender people continue to face high rates of joblessness.

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A Thrift Shop Looking For A Comeup: Goodwill Goes High-End

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Like many trendy boutiques, there is a definite minimalist flair. Soft sweaters rest on antique tables and the hardwood floors gleam.

But this boutique in Huntington Beach, Calif., is owned by a name more well known for treasure hunting than couture shopping: Goodwill.

"Look at some of these great dresses ...

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A Blind Football Player Joins His Trojan Heroes On The Field

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

As a young, dedicated fan of the University of Southern California football team, Jake Olson dreamed he would wear the Trojan jersey one day — even after cancer took his sight at age 12.

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As Circles Of Grief Grow Wider In South LA, The Supports Grow Stronger

Saturday, October 03, 2015

On a wall next to Kathy Wooten's kitchen in South Los Angeles are photos of her two oldest sons, Branden and Kejuan. The pictures are blown up to the size of posters, larger than life. The sons are dead, murdered months apart in gang-related violence in 2008.

"I tried everything ...

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At This Summer Camp, Some Of The Best Friends Are Marine Mammals

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Summer camp typically brings to mind s'mores, campfires and the beach. But for some kids in Southern California, camp is where they learn to care for sick and stranded sea lions and elephant seals.

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As California Drought Wears On, LA Starts To Lose Its Trees

Sunday, July 19, 2015

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Compton's Cowboys Keep The Old West Alive, And Kids Off The Streets

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The city has seen some positive changes in recent years, including a reconnection with the city's rural past. The pastime has given youth an outlet in a region that's at the center of gang violence.

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Police Dog On Payroll: 'Indiana Bones' Is Woman's Best Friend

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Dogs are routinely used by police forces for criminal investigations, drug-sniffing or search and rescue missions. But to LA county K-9 handler Karina Peck, "Indy" the dog is more than a co-worker.

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Choir Attracts Singers From LA's Skid Row

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

When they're not in rehearsal, some of the Colburn Wesley Project singers live on the streets of Los Angeles. The unlikely choir will be performing through this holiday season.

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Communities Struggle To Reach Homeless Students Living In The Shadows

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

More than 1 million public school students in the U.S. don't have permanent homes. Most live doubled up with family or friends, but many live in motels, emergency shelters, campgrounds — even cars.

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Moving On: Project Helps War Widows Recover

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Defense Department says the Iraq and Afghanistan wars produced 3,200 military widows and widowers. This support group aims to help heal and empower its participants.

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A Peacock Murder Mystery: (Pea)Fowl Play In California

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The boisterous birds are a familiar sight in an upscale community near LA, but in recent years they've become a source of conflict. Now, someone is killing them — 20 in the past six months alone.

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LA Mountain Lion A Poster Cat For California's Rat Poison Problem

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Los Angeles' Griffith Park is home to an abundance of wildlife, but a mountain lion known as P-22 is arguably its most well-known four-legged resident. But reports this spring that P-22 became ill from exposure to rodenticides has heightened concerns about the use of the poisons in the state.

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Child Abuse Victims Bring Some Unlikely Backup: Bikers

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

A report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds in the U.S., and victims often find themselves feeling helpless. But some children are getting assistance from a group of unlikely her...

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To Save Endangered Tortoises, Conservationists Deface Their Shells

Thursday, February 27, 2014

They're a quiet bunch, the hundreds of animals residing at the well-guarded botanical oasis in California's Ojai Valley. They've been brought to the Turtle Conservancy from countries around the world, like modern-day refugees escaping certain and persistent perils.

For years, the conservancy has worked on the front lines of the ...

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