Life Connected

Life Connected

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Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 05:17 AM PDT

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

When Paul Avila saw a a homeless man on Skid Row smiling and dancing to music on his headphones, much like his severely autistic son, inspiration struck. Paul and his son Pauly now hit the streets of Ski...

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.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

The connection between a father and son doesn't exist for everyone, so the Southern California group "Young Warriors" is working to fill the void for those who grew up without their father. The nonprofit group's

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:30 PM PDT

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

The Huntington Library in San Marino acquired a collection of 4,600 photos of early Los Angeles and Santa Monica from a man who began the collection with the desire to learn more about his family’s...

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM PDT

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

A busy mother whose young daughter was fighting cancer received much-needed support from a charity called Here to Serve, which helps people in need during a health crisis. Adrian Arambulo reports for...

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 07:29 AM PDT

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

A man who was left physically disabled after a car crash turned to art and converted his wheelchair-accessible van into a vehicle reminiscent of those in the “Transformers” movie series.

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Captain Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

Captain Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

The captain of a sailboat was arrested after his craft ran aground and began to capsize at Venice Beach early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Couple Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Couple Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

A husband and wife were injured Monday night after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling was struck by a hit-and-run driver at a Santa Ana intersection.

Suspected DUI Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

Suspected DUI Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

A male bicyclist in his 50s was fatally struck by a motorist who was allegedly driving drunk, police said today.

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

Orange County residents were urged to prepare for emergencies and disasters less than a week after Time magazine ranked the county as the second-most dangerous area in the United States when it comes to natural...

Two Killed, Several Wounded in Separate Shootings

Two Killed, Several Wounded in Separate Shootings

Officers in South LA on Monday went on a tactical alert after several people were shot -- two fatally -- in five unrelated incidents in South LA, police said.

7-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest During Target Practice: Sheriff

7-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest During Target Practice: Sheriff

A 7-year-old boy from the Bay Area was flown to the hospital after he injured himself while he was target practicing, shooting a .22-caliber rifle while his father stood nearby.