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A New Face of Homelessness

"SoCal Connected" reveals a different form of homelessness; encampments along a riverbed in the affluent community of Santa Clarita. Unlike residents on L.A.'s Skid Row, people like Mike Crosby prefer to remain less visible. Reporter Cara Santa Maria learns how Crosby survives, what caused his life to fall apart. We also talk to law enforcement, a city official, and a shelter director about the limited resources available to the homeless, and what happened after the city cleared the riverbed encampments.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Tim Davis, executive director, Bridge to Home
  • Gail Morgan, communications manager, Santa Clarita
  • Captain Roosevelt Johnson, captain, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station
  • Mike Crosby

Full Episodes

Upcoming Airdates

People vs. Kiera Newsome

One woman strives to prove her innocence from behind bars, while a team of pro-bono lawyers and students fight the odds to get her out.

  • 2018-11-18T11:00:00-08:00
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Heat

How hot will your neighborhood get? "SoCal Connected" looks at the ground-level effects of climate change on southern California.

  • 2018-11-20T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-20T17:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-21T21:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-22T03:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-22T13:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-24T04:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-25T11:00:00-08:00
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Out of Bounds

One of the nation's top high school athletes was on a path to the NFL, but instead became the poster child for what's wrong with L.A.'s mental Health system. "SoCal Connected" documents the life and times of Dorsey High's Antonio Carrion.

  • 2018-11-27T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-27T17:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-28T21:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-29T03:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-29T04:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-11-29T13:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-01T04:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-02T11:00:00-08:00
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Divide and Conquer

Gerrymandering is one of the most effective tools to manipulate an election and guarantee a win. "SoCal Connected" profiles how some local governments have used political borders to dilute minorities' power, and what is being done about it.

  • 2018-12-04T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-04T17:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-05T21:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-06T03:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-06T04:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-06T13:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-08T04:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-09T11:00:00-08:00
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Blood Money

A look at the profiteering behind two of America's fastest growing diseases affecting millions of Californians.

  • 2018-12-11T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-11T17:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-12T21:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-13T03:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-13T04:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-13T13:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-15T04:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-16T11:00:00-08:00
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