Two people hugging at memorial with photo of deceased next to them | Still from SoCal Connected, "Who Killed Josiah?"

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

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Who Killed Josiah?

A Humboldt town is polarized over allegations of racism and police incompetence surrounding the death of college student Josiah Lawson. 

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Born to Run

He was one of the greatest high school athletes of all time. What happened to LA’s Obea Moore?

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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Under Pressure

Parents are willing to spend thousands to get the competitive edge in the college admissions process, but at what cost? Socal Connected takes a revealing look at the high stakes world of the for-profit education consultant business.

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