San Bernardino: Broken

November 6, 2015

Video by Liz O. Baylen
Editing by Spencer Bakalar and Liz O. Baylen

San Bernardino is the poorest city of its size in California, mired in its fourth year of bankruptcy. Industries left, the middle class shrank, the working poor struggle to rise and the destitute fall. Yet there are people in San Bernardino who work tirelessly to resurrect the city for the next generations. Although their paths are different, their trajectories meet at the same question — can San Bernardino be saved?

Additional Credits: Music composition: Colin Baylen; additional music: Nathan Doiev; executive producers: Mary Cooney, Robert St. John.