Against a skyscraper backdrop, a city block becomes an open-air diner filled with live music and holiday cheer. The homeless eat hardy, the volunteers keep the food coming and -- is that Mr. T? CALIFORNIA
The city's homeless population has fallen from a peak in 2010 of 10,013, but other areas have made more progress in addressing the problem, resulting in the higher ranking for San Diego. CALIFORNIA
Across California's wine regions, growers are hoping a tenuous cover crop and ample straw will keep their nutrient-rich topsoil in place through what may be the first very wet winter in more than four years.
The shift is part of a larger sea change among law enforcement officials, who increasingly view women and children involved in prostitution as victims, not criminals. Rise in human trafficking charges in L.A. County comes amid crackdown on pimps