Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 09:46 AM PST

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

About 70 percent of blind people are unemployed, but one local organization is working to change that.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:01 PM PST

The Rich History of West Adams

The Rich History of West Adams

West Adams is a part of Los Angeles that is slowly being rediscovered, with streets that speak to an era of grace, charm and beauty.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM PST

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

She landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, now Yolanda Whitaker, better known as Yo-Yo, is sharing a stage with NBC4's Michael Brownlee. Watch what happens during their interview.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:03 PM PST

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

Couple Shares Black History Through Art Collection

In decades of collecting, Bernard and Shirley Kinsey have amassed a museum-worthy collection of items important to African-American culture that now tours the country.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:56 PM PST

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Rocket Scientist Focuses on Educating Children

Claudia Alexander spends much of her time spreading the word of science, speaking with students of all ages and sharing what she felt was her purpose — moving from ignorance to understanding through bold...

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 08:59 PM PST

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Compton Artist YoYo Gives Students Hip-Hop Education

Two decades after she landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, Yolanda Whitaker — better known as YoYo — is educating South Central LA kids through hip-hop.

Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 at 11:50 PM PST

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

Student Hopes to Win Grant for Camp Serving Children of Cancer-Stricken Parents

A Chapman University freshman is hoping to start a summer camp that supports children who are living with a parent stricken by cancer.

Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 at 11:54 PM PST

OC Youth Shelter Shapes Former Foster Kid's Future

OC Youth Shelter Shapes Former Foster Kid's Future

Out of the 62,000 kids in California who are in foster care, only 3 percent of them will graduate college. Amber Boggs, 27, beat the odds thanks to Casa Youth Shelter, a youth home located in Orange County.

Monday, Jan 25, 2016 at 05:53 PM PST

From Prisoner of War to Hospital Volunteer

From Prisoner of War to Hospital Volunteer

A 94-year-old South Bay resident went from a prisoner of war to a hospital volunteer.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016 at 12:38 PM PST

'Marathon Goddess' Runs for Cancer Awareness

'Marathon Goddess' Runs for Cancer Awareness

A Southern California woman, known as the "Marathon Goddess," is on a mission to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer the only way she knows how: by running.

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Woman Says Frontier-Verizon Switch Problems Persist

Woman Says Frontier-Verizon Switch Problems Persist

More than a month after Verizon sold off its landlines by the millions, angry customers are reaching out to NBC4 to say that the problems persist.

Artist Says She Was Punched Over Nude Drawing of Trump

Artist Says She Was Punched Over Nude Drawing of Trump

A 24-year-old Southern California artist who painted a portrait of Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump in the nude was punched in the face by an attacker who yelled "Trump 2016."

Family Searching for Missing Man with Mental Illness

Family Searching for Missing Man with Mental Illness

The family of man with mental illness are desperate to find him after he went missing last week.

Survivors in Deadly Rollover Crash Attend Vigil

Survivors in Deadly Rollover Crash Attend Vigil

Teen passengers who survived a rollover crash in Whittier attended a school vigil for a 14-year-old killed in the wreck as one remains in the hospital Tuesday.

Trump's GOP After Cruz Drops Out

Trump's GOP After Cruz Drops Out

Donald Trump became the likely GOP nominee on Tuesday as top rival Senator Ted Cruz withdrew from the race. "We are going to win again and we are going to win again bigly," a confident Trump declared from Trump...

Defense Claims 'Mystery Man' is the 'Grim Sleeper'

Defense Claims 'Mystery Man' is the 'Grim Sleeper'

A defense lawyer representing the man accused in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings in Los Angeles says a "mystery man" was the real killer.