Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 at 11:51 PM PDT

Vets Help Other Vets Buy Homes

Vets Help Other Vets Buy Homes

Veterans pursuing the American dream of owning a home are getting help from other vets. Vikki Vargas has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

Sunday, Sep 20, 2015 at 11:48 PM PDT

Nonprofit Delivers Wheelchairs to Those in Need

Nonprofit Delivers Wheelchairs to Those in Need

United Cerebral Palsy Wheels for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that has provided more than 350,000 free wheelchairs to people in 72 developing countries.

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015 at 07:39 AM PDT

Student Makes "Play It Forward" Her Way to Help

Student Makes "Play It Forward" Her Way to Help

Three years after launching a nonprofit organization to "Play It Forward" by collecting and donating sports and playground equipment to schools in need, a 16-year-old high school student has connected with...

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 at 05:28 PM PDT

Teen's Team Brings Schools Needed Sports Equipment

Teen's Team Brings Schools Needed Sports Equipment

A teen who believes in the value of exercise and "playing it forward" is helping students by collecting and delivering new sports and playground equipment to schools where they had been in short supply. Patrick

Monday, Sep 7, 2015 at 12:00 AM PDT

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

An former gang member is finding salvation and redemption, in part through poetry. And he's helping others do the same. Kim Baldonado has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:07 AM PDT

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

At 89 years old, Tacy Hunter is one of the most seasoned volunteer members of the Long Beach Police Department. But don't let her age fool you - she does everything from checking on homes when people go...

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:09 AM PDT

South Bay Program Teaches Independent Living

South Bay Program Teaches Independent Living

Mychal’s Learning Place in the South Bay is one of the few free programs available in Southern California where young adults with developmental disabilities are learning how to live independently.

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:49 PM PDT

Malibu Bereavement Camp Helps Kids Heal

Malibu Bereavement Camp Helps Kids Heal

This week in Malibu children ages eight to 16 have come from cities around the country to spend a week at "Experience Camp."

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 at 06:32 PM PDT

Life Connected: Animal Tales

Life Connected: Animal Tales

Our connection to animals reminds us that we are human. Explore that connection in "Life Connected: Animal Tales."

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 at 06:30 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Animal Tales: Behind the Scenes

Images from behind the scene of Animal Tales, a Life Connected special. View gallery

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