Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:17 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: La Palma Vignette & Goodbye

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: La Palma Vignette & Goodbye

Did you know the City of La Palma in Orange County was originally was named Dairyland? We share its Asian-American connection.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 12:18 AM PDT

Young Adults With Disabilities Get Training in Film Industry

Young Adults With Disabilities Get Training in Film Industry

People come to Hollywood to chase their dreams. Some make it, while other's never get a chance – and it can be even more difficult for a person with a disability. But some are getting help with catching...

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 12:24 AM PDT

Paralyzed Man Helps Others to Help Him Heal

Paralyzed Man Helps Others to Help Him Heal

A life-altering car crash left Hal Hargrave paralyzed from the neck down. Hargrave began the Be Perfect Foundation, which provides funds to help others receive the rehabilitation they need.

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 12:26 AM PDT

Guerrilla Gardener Fights for Healthier Food Options in South LA

Guerrilla Gardener Fights for Healthier Food Options in South LA

Meet the man who is seeking to break out of LA's "food prison" by growing his own "food forest."

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 12:57 AM PDT

Hollywood's Homeless Youth Get Helping Hand

Hollywood's Homeless Youth Get Helping Hand

About 4,000 young people are living on the streets of Los Angeles, many come to Hollywood with stars in their eyes. But when they don't get discovered, they end up homeless.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 05:29 PM PST

Life Connected: 100-Year-Old "Music Man"

Life Connected: 100-Year-Old "Music Man"

At 21 years old, Fred Fox moved to California and joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic. From there, his music would hit the big screen with films like "Titanic" and "Avatar." John Cádiz Klemack has the Life...

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 09:02 PM PST

Non-Profit Helps Woman Get Back to Work

Non-Profit Helps Woman Get Back to Work

Nonprofit Dress for Success run for and by women launched in 1997 and is now in 139 cities and 18 countries. It's best known for dressing women for job interviews.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 05:28 PM PST

NBC4 Celebrates Black History Month

NBC4 Celebrates Black History Month

NBC4 Southern California celebrates Black History Month throughout February with on-air programming, community events and charity contributions throughout the Southland.

Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 07:26 AM PST

First AME Church Heals After Riots

First AME Church Heals After Riots

The church offered job training programs to help rebuild the community after the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Jana Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday Feb. 16, 2015.

Monday, Feb 9, 2015 at 08:11 AM PST

Man Gives Up Own Home to Give Family New Lease on Life

Man Gives Up Own Home to Give Family New Lease on Life

Meet Tony Tolbert, an ordinary man who found an extraordinary way to make a difference. He shows us how he gave up his own home to give another family a new lease on life. Angie Crouch reports for the NBC4 News...

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Police Make Arrest in "Devastating" Da Vinci Fire

Police Make Arrest in "Devastating" Da Vinci Fire

Police have made an arrest in the "devastating" downtown Los Angeles blaze that torched an under-construction apartment complex, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Game 6: Ducks vs. Blackhawks

Game 6: Ducks vs. Blackhawks

The Anaheim Ducks lost to the Chicago Blackhawks, 5-2, on Wednesday night, forcing a Game 7 in their Western Conference Final series.

Officer Accused of Murder Tried to Avoid Capture

Officer Accused of Murder Tried to Avoid Capture

A fugitive ex-LAPD officer arrested in Mexico was staying with relatives in the Juarez area and was being moved from one house to another to help him avoid capture, the FBI said on Thursday.

U2's Longtime Tour Manager Found Dead

U2's Longtime Tour Manager Found Dead

Dennis Sheehan, U2's longtime tour manager, has died a day after the band kicked off a five-night stint in the Los Angeles area.

Guilty Verdict in "Spider-Man" Murder

Guilty Verdict in "Spider-Man" Murder

A gang member was convicted of murder Wednesday in the shooting of a 5-year-old boy who was dressed as Spider-Man on Halloween in 2010.

Man Accused of Breaking Into Woman's Home, Raping Her

Man Accused of Breaking Into Woman's Home, Raping Her

A man accused of forcing his way into a Boyle Heights home while armed with a machete and raping a woman in her bedroom has been arrested and is facing charges, Los Angeles police said Wednesday.