Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Jan 26, 2015 at 12:07 AM PST

Man Goes to LA's Darkest Corners to Feed Homeless

Man Goes to LA's Darkest Corners to Feed Homeless

NBC4 reporter Angie Crouch takes us behind the scenes for a rare look at the making of the Life Connected story Under the Bridges. Here, in her own words, she shares her insights on the mission of one local man...

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 12:28 AM PST

IE Man Donates Kidney to Stranger

IE Man Donates Kidney to Stranger

An Inland Empire man says decision to donate a kidney to a stranger came easy for him. Tony Shin’s Life Connected report aired on the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015.

Monday, Dec 29, 2014 at 12:32 AM PST

Woman Uses Bakery to Help Community

Woman Uses Bakery to Help Community

A woman found a way to use her small business to make a difference in her community. Angie Crouch reports for Life Connected, which aired on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 12:20 AM PST

Corona Coffee Shop "Restores" Needy With Jobs

Corona Coffee Shop "Restores" Needy With Jobs

A Corona coffee shop is helping struggling individuals get back on their feet by employing them. John Cádiz Klemack Life Connected report aired on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 12:05 AM PST

Life Connected: Buy a Bracelet, Save a Life

Life Connected: Buy a Bracelet, Save a Life

A California woman knew she was in for adventure when she traveled with a friend to Tanzania, East Africa. They were there to film a documentary, but a deadly disease almost took her life.

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:10 AM PST

Teen With Autism Plans to Cook Meal for Volunteers

Teen With Autism Plans to Cook Meal for Volunteers

A teen with autism and a cooking show is planning on using his skills in the kitchen to make a meal for Habitat for Humanity volunteers. Vikki Vargas reports from Cypress in his week’s Life Connected, which...

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 06:45 AM PST

Foster Children Paired With Heroes

Foster Children Paired With Heroes

November is adoption month, and San Bernardino County family services is trying something new for the more than 200 children in desperate need of a forever home. The children are matched with local community...

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:22 AM PST

Students Learn About Life, History at Retirement Home

Students Learn About Life, History at Retirement Home

Students are learning about life and history by visiting seniors at a nearby retirement home once per month. Vikki Vargas reports from San Marcos for this week’s Life Connected, as see on the NBC4 News at 11 on...

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 at 11:54 PM PST

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parent volunteers are taking it upon themselves to clean up their childrens' school after budget cuts have led to sub par cleanliness in Los Feliz. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

The grieving mother of a hotshot firefighter who was killed while battling an Arizona wildfire last year heals her pain by spurring positive social change through a foundation honoring her fallen son's legacy.

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Freeway Repairs to Continue Through Monday

Freeway Repairs to Continue Through Monday

Lanes on a freeway southeast of downtown Los Angeles are expected to remain closed through Monday as crews repair damage from a fiery tanker crash that left drivers stuck in traffic Sunday afternoon.

LA, Long Beach Port Truck Drivers on Strike

LA, Long Beach Port Truck Drivers on Strike

Truck drivers who haul goods from the nation's busiest port complex in Los Angeles and Long Beach are expected to stay home Monday in a long-running labor dispute.

Raw Video: Ball of Flames Engulfs Tanker Truck

Raw Video: Ball of Flames Engulfs Tanker Truck

A huge ball of flames engulfed a gasoline tanker truck on a freeway outside of Los Angeles on Sunday, sending black plumes of smoke into the air that could be seen for miles and causing a traffic nightmare.

Baby Found in Dumpster in 1989 Meets Rescuer, Dad

Baby Found in Dumpster in 1989 Meets Rescuer, Dad

Twenty-five years ago a Santa Ana policeman saved a baby's life. This week, the officer gave him his parents back.

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

The U.S. Geological Survey said that the estimated damage from the magnitude-7.8 quake that killed at least 4,000 people and devastated Nepal could cost between $100 million and $10 billion.

Tesla, Elon Musk Twitter Accounts Hacked

Tesla, Elon Musk Twitter Accounts Hacked

The Twitter accounts for Tesla and its founder Elon Musk were hacked Saturday.