Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:01 AM PDT

UCLA Program Helps Veteran Launch Comedy Career

UCLA Program Helps Veteran Launch Comedy Career

During the past eight years, 129 injured veterans have come to Los Angeles for free reconstructive surgery at UCLA through a program called Operation Mend.

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, Jun 22, 2015 at 12:53 PM PDT

Theater Program Lets Jail Inmates Express Themselves

Theater Program Lets Jail Inmates Express Themselves

Once a week in cell block K6G at Men's Central Jail, the non-profit Strindberg Laboratory comes in to teach theater to prisoners

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 02:39 AM PDT

OC Teen Graduates Thanks to Boys Republic

OC Teen Graduates Thanks to Boys Republic

A once troubled Orange County teen who turned his life around thanks to the Boys Republic is setting his sights on medical school after graduating high school.

Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 at 11:50 PM PDT

Wounded Warriors Inspire Children With Missing Limbs

Wounded Warriors Inspire Children With Missing Limbs

A group of wounded veterans who lost limbs while serving in the military are connecting with kids with similar disabilities.

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 01:09 PM PDT

Heart Transplant Survivor Helps Others in Need

Heart Transplant Survivor Helps Others in Need

As a backup dancer for Gloria Gaynor and Donna Sumer, Ava Kaufman toured the world. She was the picture of health until 2009 when an autoimmune disease damaged her heart. One day she collapsed and woke up in a...

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Rally Banana Returns to Dodger Stadium

Rally Banana Returns to Dodger Stadium

The originator of the rally banana, Kiké Hernandez, capped off a Dodgers comeback on Wednesday as the power of the rally banana returned to Dodger Stadium.

California Couple Secretly Marries at Disneyland

California Couple Secretly Marries at Disneyland

Oakland residents Lex Emmanuel and Emily Rose successfully held a secret wedding in Disneyland.

Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver who were held captive in a buried trailer.

3 Arrested in Venice Pier Lifeguard Attack

3 Arrested in Venice Pier Lifeguard Attack

A lit cigarette might have been the spark that ignited a beach brawl involving a lifeguard that was caught on camera Thursday afternoon at Venice Beach, according to police.

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

The South Carolina man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston has told his defense lawyers that he wants to plead guilty, NBC News reported. However, they...

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of 4-Year-Old Boy

Two Arrested in Shooting Death of 4-Year-Old Boy

Two men were arrested Thursday night on suspicion of killing a 4-year-old boy in Highland.