Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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...

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

The connection between a father and son doesn't exist for everyone, so the Southern California group "Young Warriors" is working to fill the void for those who grew up without their father. The nonprofit group's

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:30 PM PDT

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

The Huntington Library in San Marino acquired a collection of 4,600 photos of early Los Angeles and Santa Monica from a man who began the collection with the desire to learn more about his family’s...

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM PDT

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

A busy mother whose young daughter was fighting cancer received much-needed support from a charity called Here to Serve, which helps people in need during a health crisis. Adrian Arambulo reports for...

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 07:29 AM PDT

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

A man who was left physically disabled after a car crash turned to art and converted his wheelchair-accessible van into a vehicle reminiscent of those in the “Transformers” movie series.

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:01 AM PDT

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Many lives connect, but in the case of two men, their connection was more like a collision. From a car crash that could've killed them both came understanding and a commitment to help each other and others.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 05:35 PM PDT

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

A school is receiving much-needed supplies from the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which is set to be demolished. Meantime, a homeless man who volunteered to help haul the supplies to the school is...

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 07:03 AM PDT

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

A former gang member teamed up with an aspiring film director in an effort to stop violence in South Los Angeles. Jane Yamamoto reports in this week’s Life Connected on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

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High-Speed Pursuit Ends With PIT Maneuver

High-Speed Pursuit Ends With PIT Maneuver

A high-speed pursuit ended early Friday when officers performed a pit maneuver on a small sedan attempting to flee in Huntington Park.

Crash Scatters 101 Fwy Divider Debris

Crash Scatters 101 Fwy Divider Debris

Lanes were blocked on both sides of the 101 Freeway in the west San Fernando Valley Friday morning after a crash that left debris on the road.

Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Relatively Safe: Study

Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Relatively Safe: Study

The controversial act of lane splitting – when a motorcycle rides between cars in traffic – is safer than many think, a new study finds.

CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity Following Possible Hazing

CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity Following Possible Hazing

All fraternities and sororities at California State University, Northridge have been ordered to stop pledge activity following reports of a possible hazing incident, just seven weeks after a...

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

NYC Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola, Officials Urge Calm

A doctor who recently returned from West Africa, where he was on an Ebola assignment for Doctors Without Borders, has tested positive for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital Center after reporting a fever...

$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer

$57,500 Reward Offered to Find 9-Year-Old Girl's Killer

A more than $50,000 reward was being offered Thursday to find the killer of a 9-year-old girl who was was playing with her friends in front of her family's Anaheim home when she was fatally shot.