LA County Close-Up
LA County Close-up is a weekly news magazine that takes viewers behind the scenes to showcase people and programs making a difference in Los Angeles County and its communities. Watch it here or on the County Channel, channel 94 or 92 on most cable systems.
In this episode: Art as a powerful weapon against hate; a financial support program helping families stay afloat; recruiting youth to become county lifeguards, and a unique foster care village keeping siblings together.
In this episode: A guaranteed-income recipient gets some breathing room; the Food Bank brings relief to a hungry community; and residents of an RV encampment move indoors with a pathway home.
In this episode: Volunteers conduct the annual homeless count; hate crimes up in L.A. County according to new report; dredging in Marina del Rey, and celebrating the Lunar New Year.
In this episode: Formerly unhoused refugees from Hurricane Hilary find a pathway to a permanent home; vaccines are a sure bet to battle winter illnesses; a military veteran finds peace from his own battle with homelessness; and a story time that’s a drag you don’t want to miss.
In this episode: Formerly unhoused residents in Pomona move off the streets thanks to the Pathway Home effort; the Carson Library gets a big makeover; and therapeutic vans for mental health patients offer a new approach in Santa Monica.
In this episode: Formerly unhoused residents are savoring a pathway home; careers in the growing tech sector; new funding grants for non-profits helping the justice-involved; and bringing the warmth of home to those in the hospital.
Enjoy our favorite stories from 2023.