Mormons in the media: Helping hands, missionaries, new buildings

California communities received a helping hand Saturday, as tens of thousands of Latter-day Saints volunteered for a variety of service projects statewide.

For many, it was a family activity. Kami Oliver of La Mesa, Calif., volunteered with her sisters and painted tables.

"It's very important to us to be here doing this, especially because a lot of people think we live in this 'Mormon bubble,' but we're really like everyone else who wants to come out and do something nice in the community," Oliver told Sign On San Deigo.

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