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

Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 at 11:57 PM PDT

Culinary Program Develops At-Risk Youth

Culinary Program Develops At-Risk Youth

Sharing his passion for food allows restaurateur Laurent Halasz to connect with young people and to inspire them to pursue their own dreams.

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Trinidad Ramirez is a former addict and convict who turned her life around after she came to Chrysalis, a nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless and low-income clients find and sustain jobs.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 12:13 AM PDT

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

Reverend Chineta Goodjoin is a new kind of pastor — and she's shaking up Orange County by turning her ministry at New Hope Presbyterian Church into a social action network.

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 09:01 AM PDT

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

An aspiring singer who once lived on the streets is one step closer to making his dream a reality thanks to the gift of a smile.

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

In 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was just 17 years old when she dove into shallow water and broke her neck, leaving her quadriplegic and in a wheelchair.

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Heber Garcia is a master barber — helping people look their best runs in the family.

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 01:33 PM PST

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

Life for kids with life-threatening illnesses is not easy. So when they can step away from their diagnosis and just be kids, it can create memories that can often help them forget about their struggles.

Monday, Feb 29, 2016 at 12:39 AM PST

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

A group of women are binding together after incomprehensible violence: Sexual assault in the name of war.

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.

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Traffic Delays Expected During 710 Freeway Closure

Traffic Delays Expected During 710 Freeway Closure

More traffic problems will await motorists in East Los Angeles beginning Friday night and continuing through the weekend, thanks to the second of nine planned 54-hour closures of the northbound Long Beach (710)...

Weekend: Dark Harbor Debuts

Weekend: Dark Harbor Debuts

Spooky times are afoot at the Queen Mary. Plus: haunted to-dos, The Big Draw, Boo at the Zoo, EastSide Food Festival

Trump Attacks Ex-Miss Universe in Early Morning Tweetstorm

Trump Attacks Ex-Miss Universe in Early Morning Tweetstorm

Donald Trump launched a tweetstorm early Friday morning, renewing his harsh criticism of 1996 Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado who claims he once called her "Miss Piggy" and "Miss Housekeeping." He said on...

Man Robs Porter Ranch Pharmacy at Gunpoint

Man Robs Porter Ranch Pharmacy at Gunpoint

Police were seeking a man who robbed a Kaiser Permanente pharmacy at gunpoint, prompting authorities to lock down nearby stores in the Porter Ranch shopping mall during rush hour Thursday night.

Bears, Cats and Other Wildlife Caught on Camera

Bears, Cats and Other Wildlife Caught on Camera

Bears, mountain lions, foxes and other critters star in this video as California wildlife explore the San Gabriel Mountains in this stunning video by nature enthusiast Robert Martinez.

Man Shot Dead Found on Top of Garage

Man Shot Dead Found on Top of Garage

The body of a man who was shot dead was found on top of a garage early Friday morning in Westlake.