Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM PDT

USC Grad Finds Community in Ukulele Playing

USC Grad Finds Community in Ukulele Playing

Jason Arimoto grew up in Hawaii where the ukulele is an inseparable part of the island culture.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 02:38 PM PDT

Tattoo Art Embodies Proud Japanese Tradition

Tattoo Art Embodies Proud Japanese Tradition

The work done at Onizuka Tattoo is painstaking. As one may expect from any form of tattoo procedure, the feeling is painful but the people who endure this say it is worth it for every colorful, square inch.

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT

Life Connected: Life-Saving Friendship

Life Connected: Life-Saving Friendship

Bone marrow donors and recipients meet for the first time. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday May 11, 2014.

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 07:40 AM PDT

Young Man's Struggles Teaches Others

Young Man's Struggles Teaches Others

By the time Evan Tischofer was 18, he had been kicked out of several foster homes and a long rap sheet. That was until a friend of his almost died of a drug overdose in his arms. Now, he tries to help keep...

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Two marathon runners are connected by a picture that almost cost one a chance to participate in the Boston Marathon.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT

Scouting the Future

Scouting the Future

While the Girl Scouts organization is a well known, it doesn t always reach everyone. Enter a group of USC students, who are working to give underserved youth the opportunity to join the organization. Patrick...

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 09:50 PM PDT

Connecting Through Composting

Connecting Through Composting

At-risk kids in Santa Ana take discarded waste and use it to grow plants and vegetables and take away valuable life lessons. Conan Nolan reports for this "Life Connected" segment on the NBC4 News at 11 p.m....

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 05:31 AM PDT

Journey of Hardship

Journey of Hardship

Hardships often forge the closest bonds, so when a local woman faced cancer, her battle led her to reach out to another woman, whose entire life had been a struggle. Together, through their difficulties, they...

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:32 PM PDT

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

The game of chess is about tactics, strategy and sacrifice. But outside one Los Angeles coffee shop, it connects communities and people from all walks of life. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11...

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 08:20 PM PDT

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Thanks to a passionate former athlete-turned-coach, a group of teenagers in South Central Los Angeles are getting a leg up in life from a non-traditional sport: rugby. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at...

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Mom Pleads Not Guilty In Daughters' Deaths

Mom Pleads Not Guilty In Daughters' Deaths

A mother accused of stabbing her three young children to death in May pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Monday.

Miramonte Case Moves Forward

Miramonte Case Moves Forward

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Monday compelled LAUSD attorneys to turn over a sworn declaration of an employee that could prove the district knew it had copies of child abuse reports, even after it swore...

Ed Sullivan Statue Stolen From NoHo Exhibit

Ed Sullivan Statue Stolen From NoHo Exhibit

A brazen burglar stole a solid bronze statue of iconic TV host Ed Sullivan from an exhibit at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, police said Monday.

Veterans Challenge VA to Restore their Trust

Veterans Challenge VA to Restore their Trust

Veterans raised a litany of issues at a town hall Monday held in the Brentwood Theater on the VA's West LA campus. The new Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald, has called for town halls across the...

Man Arrested in Home Depot Pepper Spray Incident

Man Arrested in Home Depot Pepper Spray Incident

A Southern California Home Depot was evacuated and at least a dozen people received medical attention after a dispute between two men led to one blasting the other with pepper spray, police said.

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