Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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,...

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 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...

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 08:22 AM PDT

Sign Language Sing-Alongs

Sign Language Sing-Alongs

A couple who posted sing-along music videos on YouTube using sign language have helped bridge the gap between the hearing and the hearing impaired. Kathy Vara reports for this week's Life Connected on the...

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 10:11 AM PDT

Life Connected: Caring Family of Kings

Life Connected: Caring Family of Kings

The Stanley Cup champions had a busy off-season raising money and awareness for a condition that affects one in 500 infants, including a member of the LA Kings' family. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at...

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 06:18 AM PDT

Life Connected: Foster Child Finds Opportunity

Life Connected: Foster Child Finds Opportunity

A foster child finds friendship and a bright future. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 14, 2014.

Top Stories
Teen Killed in LA Carjacking Crash

Teen Killed in LA Carjacking Crash

A teenager trying to stop his Nissan from being carjacked by clinging to the hood was thrown and killed as the thief crashed head-on into a Los Angeles building Sunday, police said.

Driver ID'd in Fatal NorCal Tour Bus Crash

Driver ID'd in Fatal NorCal Tour Bus Crash

California Highway Patrol officials have identified the driver of a charter bus that rolled off the 5 Freeway in Northern California on Sunday, killing a passenger and sending 30 more to hospitals.

Fishermen Save Kayakers from Windy Odyssey

Fishermen Save Kayakers from Windy Odyssey

Six kayakers were blown a mile out to sea, and rescued by squid fishing boat crews, as 50 mile per hour Santa Ana winds cropped up suddenly in Malibu Sunday.

Santa Anas Bring High Fire Danger

Santa Anas Bring High Fire Danger

Weather experts have issued a red flag warning across much of Southern California until mid-week, because of strong winds and high fire danger.

Man Tries to Escape Police by Busting Car Window

Man Tries to Escape Police by Busting Car Window

A man tried to escape from an Alhambra police squad car early Saturday when he kicked out the back-seat window on his way to the city jail.

3 Deputies Sickened Responding to Domestic Dispute

3 Deputies Sickened Responding to Domestic Dispute

Four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, were hospitalized Saturday night after being sickened by a chemical at a drug lab on the outskirts of Palmdale, officials said.