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Life Connected

Sharing the connections among Southern Californians       |       Sunday at 11PM on NBC4 News

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016 at 08:34 PM PDT

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

After spending his entire young life in and out of jail, former Rolling 20s gang member Skip Townsend decided he had enough and decided to turn his life around, and to help others do the same.

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014 at 08:43 PM PST

Share Your Life Connected Story

Share Your Life Connected Story

Welcome to Life Connected. our new series chronicling the many ways in which people and communities across Southern California come together to inspire and support one another.

Sunday, Jun 19, 2016 at 11:59 PM PDT

Summer Camp Brings Children to Retirement Home

Summer Camp Brings Children to Retirement Home

Pasadena senior citizens are being brought together with the younger generation through Camp Villa, a monthlong summer program.

Sunday, Jun 5, 2016 at 09:07 PM PDT

Educator Uses Positive Psychology to Inspire Student Success

Educator Uses Positive Psychology to Inspire Student Success

In nearly five decades as an educator, Metuka Benjamin says she has seen too many students with the potential to accomplish incredible things, but unable to flourish.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:00 AM PDT

Entertainment Executive Inspires Teens to Give Back

Entertainment Executive Inspires Teens to Give Back

An entertainment industry executive is inspiring students in a Latino working-class suburb of El Monte to succeed in life without forgetting to give back.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 09:55 AM PDT

Pit Bull Out of Shelter After Story Time With Boy

Pit Bull Out of Shelter After Story Time With Boy

A pit bull named Pirate was out of the shelter Tuesday after the story went viral of a 6-year-old boy with autism reading to him.

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A Glimpse at What the Olympic Games Could Look Like in LA

A Glimpse at What the Olympic Games Could Look Like in LA

Renderings of a modernized LA Memorial Coliseum and an aquatic center for the 2024 Olympic Games were released Saturday by the Los Angeles 2024 candidature committee.

Marine Killed in Training Mission ID'd as Man From Arcadia

Marine Killed in Training Mission ID'd as Man From Arcadia

A 36-year-old man from Arcadia, serving as a wing pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps, was killed Thursday during a training mission in the vicinity of the Marine Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms.

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash <br />

Officials Believe 16 Died in Texas Balloon Crash

Authorities say at least 16 people were on board a hot air balloon that caught fire and crashed near Austin Saturday. Officials say there appear to be no survivors.

Allred's Daughter Buys LA 'Murder House'

Allred's Daughter Buys LA 'Murder House'

A couple has bought a storied "murder house" that has been the subject of urban myth and a dark chapter in Los Angeles history for decades.

PHOTOS: Dodgers Awaken the Force on Star Wars Night

PHOTOS: Dodgers Awaken the Force on Star Wars Night

The force returned to Los Angeles on Friday night when the Dodgers held their annual "Star Wars Night" at Chavez Ravine.

New NASA Spaceship Coming to California

New NASA Spaceship Coming to California

The newly-completed Dream Chaser is on its way to California for testing. It'll eventually be used to resupply the International Space Station, carrying both cargo and people.