Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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.

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 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...

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...

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Police Arrests Dozens of Ferguson Protesters

Police Arrests Dozens of Ferguson Protesters

Police arrested dozens of demonstrators Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles after an hours-long march for a third night to protest a Missouri fatal police shooting as the LAPD again declared a citywide...

Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty

Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder Faces Death Penalty

A 24-year-old Altadena man found guilty of a quadruple murder this week will again face the jury that convicted him, when they decide whether he will get the death penalty or life in prison without parole.

Couple Tied Up, Held at Gunpoint in Manhattan Beach Robbery

Couple Tied Up, Held at Gunpoint in Manhattan Beach Robbery

A Manhattan Beach husband and wife were tied up and one was beaten while robbers ransacked their home early Wednesday, police said.

Toddler Inspires Petition for Disney Characters With Disabilities

Toddler Inspires Petition for Disney Characters With Disabilities

A San Francisco family traveled to Disney's Southern California Headquarters Wednesday to deliver a petition with more than 75,000 signatures calling on Disney to create characters with Down Syndrome and...

Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins

Mother Arrested for Abusing, Starving Twins

A Murrieta mother who allegedly starved and abused her twin 3-year-old sons leaving them severely malnourished, bruised and one with a fractured jaw has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis

Thrill-Seekers Spending Thanksgiving in Glamis

For thousands of people, Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without the desert dunes of Glamis.