Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 12:45 AM PDT

New USC Building Bears LA Educator's Name

New USC Building Bears LA Educator's Name

A new building on the University of Southern California campus bears the name of a Los Angeles pioneer in education. Lolita Lopez reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 12:25 AM PDT

Group Helps Create Peace Among Gangs in South LA

Group Helps Create Peace Among Gangs in South LA

A longtime gang-prevention specialist is helping rival gang members defuse violence on the streets of South Los Angeles. Beverly White reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 03:40 PM PDT

Gardena Police Explorers Program Puts Children on Path to Success

Gardena Police Explorers Program Puts Children on Path to Success

The Gardena Police Department’s Explorers Program is connecting its volunteer officers with children to help youngsters go after their dreams. Hetty Chang reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

In a church on the Westside, a symphony orchestra rehearses with instruments as diverse as its members. Robert Kovacik reports for life connected for the NBC4 news at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 07:23 AM PDT

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

A student goes from "at-risk" to college bound with some supportive friends and Camp Max Straus in Glendale. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday Aug. 10, 2014

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 01:45 AM PDT

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Food Forward collects produce that could be wasted and uses it to help feed those in need. John Cádiz Klemack reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 05:17 AM PDT

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

When Paul Avila saw a a homeless man on Skid Row smiling and dancing to music on his headphones, much like his severely autistic son, inspiration struck. Paul and his son Pauly now hit the streets of Ski...

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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.

Raider Gives Girl, 4, With Heart Defect His Paycheck

Raider Gives Girl, 4, With Heart Defect His Paycheck

The Raiders are getting league-wide attention after going above and beyond for a 4-year-old fan battling a heart condition.