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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Patient Steals Ambulance, Leads Police on Pursuit

Patient Steals Ambulance, Leads Police on Pursuit

A patient stole a Los Angeles Fire Department ambulance in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday night and led officers in a pursuit that ended in a crash a few miles away, police said.

Cortines Shares Thoughts on Leading LAUSD Again

Cortines Shares Thoughts on Leading LAUSD Again

For the first time after being named interim superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, Ramon Cortines is opening up about how he plans to lead the nation's second-largest school district.

2 Arrested in Connection With CSUN Student’s Death

2 Arrested in Connection With CSUN Student’s Death

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a Cal State Northridge student whose remains were found alongside a freeway in Riverside County one month after he went missing, police said.

Suspected DUI Driver in Crash That Killed Boy ID'd

Suspected DUI Driver in Crash That Killed Boy ID'd

Police have identified a suspected drunk driver in a three-vehicle crash that killed a 10-year-old boy in Anaheim on Saturday night.

"A Good Day": 48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

"A Good Day": 48 People Taken off Ebola Watch List at Midnight

Dozens of people will be taken off the Ebola watch list at midnight Monday, a major hurdle in the fight against the spread of Ebola in the U.S. “[Monday] will be a good day at midnight because the first...

Attempted Burglar Rescued From Chimney: Officials

Attempted Burglar Rescued From Chimney: Officials

A woman allegedly attempting to burglarize a two-story home in Thousand Oaks had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a chimney Sunday morning.