Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 at 11:54 PM PST

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parent volunteers are taking it upon themselves to clean up their childrens' school after budget cuts have led to sub par cleanliness in Los Feliz. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

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, Oct 27, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

The grieving mother of a hotshot firefighter who was killed while battling an Arizona wildfire last year heals her pain by spurring positive social change through a foundation honoring her fallen son's legacy.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:09 AM PDT

My Job Chart Helps Kids Stay Productive

My Job Chart Helps Kids Stay Productive

A family is spend quality time together and giving back to the community at the same time. Michelle Valles reports in this week’s Life Connected for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:15 AM PDT

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Bark is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to therapy dogs. Students find reading in front of classmates intimidating,...

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 03:35 AM PDT

Harvest Home Helps Expecting Mother Get Off Street

Harvest Home Helps Expecting Mother Get Off Street

Two years ago, Nicole Draft found herself homeless and pregnant and fleeing an abusive relationship. It is a common story for the women who stay at Harvest Home – one of the very few places in Southern...

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Husky Rescued From LA Canal Gets a Home

Husky Rescued From LA Canal Gets a Home

A husky dog rescued with hamburger meat from a canal in Los Angeles, then captured in a garage, finally has a new home -- with a few new friends.

Med Student Says Patient's iPad Cover Behind "Mistake"

Med Student Says Patient's iPad Cover Behind "Mistake"

A medical student sentenced in connection with the case of an iPad that was taken from a dying patient at UCLA Medical Center said the device was removed by "mistake" because of a mixup involving its cover.

Missing Pit Bull's Homecoming Short-Lived

Missing Pit Bull's Homecoming Short-Lived

A pit bull puppy found with dyed fur after going missing for almost a month escaped from her backyard Saturday, just days after being reunited with her owners.

Hit-and-Run Injures Baby, Kills Family Dog: Police

Hit-and-Run Injures Baby, Kills Family Dog: Police

A man, woman and their baby were injured in a hit-and-run when they crossed a South Pasadena street on an evening walk Sunday, police said.

Girl Left at Grove Valet Placed in Home

Girl Left at Grove Valet Placed in Home

A toddler who was abandoned overnight at The Grove shopping center has been placed in a home while child protective services investigates why she was left there, authorities said.

Sick Boy Donates Toys to Hospital That Treats Him

Sick Boy Donates Toys to Hospital That Treats Him

Since he was born, 11-year-old Casey Abrams has been in and out of Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA to treat a rare intestinal disease.