Girl in foreground stretching, with teammates stretching behind her | Still from "Born to Run", SoCal Connected

Investigation into Archdiocese Priest Abuse Records Reveals Missteps at LAUSD

From the moment that secret personnel files of the L.A. Archdiocese became public last week, nearly everything about the festering church abuse scandal has changed. The hierarchy was shaken, and the faithful were tested like never before. And some victims feel vindicated, but their anger is boiling over.

Val talks to victims' attorney Ray Boucher and reporter Jennifer London, who this weekend broke the story of Joseph Piña, one of the defrocked priests accused of sexual misconduct with a minor, who gained employment with the Los Angeles Unified School District. The findings are astounding. 

 

 

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Life In Plastic: California’s Recycling Woes

As California deals with the fallout of a global waste crisis, plastic manufacturers continue to spread misleading information about recycling, while spending big on lobbying efforts to keep their products on the shelves.

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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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The Fight to Know

An investigation into once secret files involving hundreds of police departments reveals decades of misconduct among California’s rank and file.

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Fire Station 9

Take a rare behind-the-scenes look inside the busiest fire station in the country, where firefighters act as both primary care providers and emergency responders for the nearly 5,000 people living on Skid Row.

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Born to Run

The Los Angeles Jets youth track and field club is one of the oldest and most established running teams in California. It was founded in South Los Angeles in 1973 by then West Vernon Elementary school teacher Ron Moore.  Five years later James Robertson and Booker Woods joined as coaches and the team became one of the largest co-ed running groups in the city.

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