Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 12:41 AM PDT

Man With Autism Blossoms as Karate Teacher

Man With Autism Blossoms as Karate Teacher

Matt Hosokawa doesn't let his autism stop him from teaching martial arts to young adults with developmental disabilities.

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 11:15 AM PDT

Vets, Wolves Recover Together at SoCal Rehab Program

Vets, Wolves Recover Together at SoCal Rehab Program

Wolves and wolf-dogs rescued from around the country are rehabilitated along with U.S. veterans recovering from the traumas of war in the Southern California Warriors and Wolves program.

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 11:57 PM PDT

Kayak-Building Business Helps Rebuild Lives

Kayak-Building Business Helps Rebuild Lives

A kayak-building business is a labor of love for two men in Oxnard. With each project, they're also helping rebuild lives. Gordon Tokumatsu has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 12:19 AM PDT

Blind Teacher Is "Joyous Heart" of LA School

Blind Teacher Is "Joyous Heart" of LA School

Rosalinda Mendiola has been the heart and soul of the teaching program at the Blind Children's Center in Koreatown for the past 25 years.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 05:58 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Hip-Hop History

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Hip-Hop History

Who would have thought that the quiet unassuming suburb of Cerritos is home to some of the best hip-hop DJs in the country - maybe even the world? NBC4's Hetty Chang talks with the master DJ Nazareth...

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT

Divers Save Sea Life Off California's Coast

Divers Save Sea Life Off California's Coast

The Ocean Defenders Alliance, a non-profit marine conservation organization, hauls debris out of the ocean to make the sea a cleaner and safer place for marine wildlife.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:25 PM PDT

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

NBC4's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Special

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 08:30 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Toyo Miyatake

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Toyo Miyatake

They are the pictures the US government did not want to you to see, taken a by a secret camera crudely built by Toyo Miyatake, who was forced to live in Manzanar. It was one of the 10 internment camps, or “war...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 08:35 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Susan Ahn Cuddy

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Susan Ahn Cuddy

Susan Ahn Cuddy was born to lead. Her family was the first Korean family to immigrate to California in 1902, and from the very beginning, she broke the mold. She was independent, athletic - not your typical...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 08:40 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Nobuko Miyamoto

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Nobuko Miyamoto

Nobuko Miyamoto is the founder and Artistic Director of Great Leap, a nonprofit arts organization which uses arts to promote a deeper understanding between diverse cultures of America.

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3 Arrested in Venice Pier Lifeguard Attack

3 Arrested in Venice Pier Lifeguard Attack

A lifeguard was attacked by three people on the Venice Pier Friday afternoon in a violent altercation caught on camera.

SUV Driver Crashes Through Gate After Shooting

SUV Driver Crashes Through Gate After Shooting

The driver of a sport utility vehicle sought in connection with a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting rammed the gate of a mobile home park before his arrested early Friday.

Rare Blue Moon Shines Friday

Rare Blue Moon Shines Friday

Clear skies over Los Angeles provided a glimpse early Friday of a rare blue moon.

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.

WATCH: Sweat-Soaked, Wailing Toddler Rescued From Hot Car

WATCH: Sweat-Soaked, Wailing Toddler Rescued From Hot Car

A Bergen County Sheriff's officer rescued a wailing, sweat-soaked toddler from inside a locked minivan parked at a Costco in New Jersey on a sweltering afternoon Thursday. Concerned passersby in the parking lot...

Man Takes on Uber in Possible Class Action Lawsuit

Man Takes on Uber in Possible Class Action Lawsuit

A Southern California man has filed a lawsuit against Uber for the ridesharing app’s price claims and regulation of free ride vouchers, which he hopes to make a class action lawsuit.