After Tragedy, Finding the Strength to Go On

Michaela Pereira checks in with James Alvarez, three months after the tragic DUI crash killed his beloved wife. He tells Michaela why he has been able to find the resolve to carry on in unimaginable circumstances.

A Conversation About Adoption

Digging deep into a topic that has so many levels, a panel of adoption experts join Michaela to talk about many aspects - some good, some difficult, in the world of fostering and adoption. Peter and Anthony Mutabazi, Lesli Johnson, April Dinwoodie and Jenny and Cesar Parra share their experiences and wisdom.

The Real Santa visits Good Day LA

The Real Santa is creating HO HO HOliday magic during the pandemic by providing personalized messages to kids around the world at

Hav A Sole Giving away Sneakers & Smiles

Rikki Mendias was living in a shelter with his mother when someone bought him two new pair of shoes. 30-years later he started Hav-A-Sole, to provide one of the simplest, and most essential items to thousands of homeless people, and school kids in underserved communities. The non-profit has now given away more than 25,000 pairs of shoes.

Coping with addiction amid Covid-19

Covid has added new pressures which may leave many feeling helpless. The fundamental lack of connection can make it even more difficult for those suffering from addiction. Addiction specialist Dr. Dankole Johnson talks about control when abstinence isn't possible and suggestions for coping with addiction.

Triple Amputee & Parkinson's Survivor Linda Olson Shares Life Lessons & A Love Story

Linda Olson is an author, motivational speaker and triple amputee. She is the author of the book 'gone: A memoir of love, body and taking back your life'. And that's exactly what she did more than 40 years ago after losing an arm and both legs in a car vs. train accident. But that didn't stop Linda from becoming a radiologist, a mom and an avid outdoors adventure seeker.

Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man

NFL star and FS! Host Emmanuel Acho has a new book that's #3 on the NYT Bestseller List, as well as a YouTube video series that's getting a lot of attention. His mission: to be a bridge of racial reconciliation.

Wolfgang Van Halen opens up about his dad's death

Wolfgang talks about his emotional new song and video "Distance" by his band Mammoth WVH, which is a tribute to his father. He also tells us how he would like Pasadena to honor his dad and if it's even possible for Van Halen to exist without Eddie.