Life Connected

Life Connected

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Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 01:05 PM PST

SoCal Mom Donates Baby Carriers to War Refugees

SoCal Mom Donates Baby Carriers to War Refugees

A Glendale mother has been gathering donated baby carriers to make war refugees' journeys a little easier as they trek many miles carrying their children to safety in the Middle East.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

An elementary school in Watts battling dwindling resources found a unique partnership that is giving their community new hope, and students an advantage, by turning to books and not iPads to help children learn....

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 12:16 AM PST

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 01:48 AM PST

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Two fathers walked away from their old lives and created a lasting friendship after entering a program in San Bernardino County that aims to break the cycle of drug abuse and gang life.

Monday, Dec 7, 2015 at 12:07 AM PST

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

A Pasadena mom worked to transform a playground so all kids -- even those with disabilities - can play.

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 10:20 AM PST

Foundation Helps Pay for Plastic Surgeries

Foundation Helps Pay for Plastic Surgeries

For parents whose children are born with facial deformities, the thought of paying for surgery can be overwhelming, but one Beverly Hills doctor is changing lives.

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 at 12:14 AM PST

Entrepreneur Gives Back to Program That Helped Him As Boy

Entrepreneur Gives Back to Program That Helped Him As Boy

An entrepreneur who faced hardships after a childhood of being raised by a single mother realized he needed to pay it forward after the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America organization changed the course of his...

Sunday, Nov 8, 2015 at 11:48 PM PST

Jeffrey Foundation Provides Special Needs Day Care

Jeffrey Foundation Provides Special Needs Day Care

The Jeffrey Foundation is a day care and after-school program for low-income children with special needs.

Monday, Nov 2, 2015 at 12:16 AM PST

Babes Ride Out: Women's Motorcycle Group

Babes Ride Out: Women's Motorcycle Group

Three years ago, Anya Violet and Ashmore Ellis had an idea: to gather up a few motorcycle girls and go camping. Now the event has taken on a life of its own.

Monday, Oct 26, 2015 at 07:32 AM PDT

Blind Photographer Captures Sons' Autism

Blind Photographer Captures Sons' Autism

A Santa Ana man isn't letting his lack of sight stop him from making a name for himself in an unlikely field — photography.

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Search For Semi-Truck Driver After Deadly Hit-and-Run

Search For Semi-Truck Driver After Deadly Hit-and-Run

A search was underway for a semi-truck driver that took off after a deadly hit-and-run crash in Vernon, officials said.

Man and Dog Found Dead After Overnight Fire In Seal Beach

Man and Dog Found Dead After Overnight Fire In Seal Beach

A man and dog were found dead after a fire engulfed the Seal Beach home early Saturday, fire officials said.

Young Father Killed in South LA, Family Pleads for Public's Help

Young Father Killed in South LA, Family Pleads for Public's Help

He was a good man, forced to leave his family. That’s how Luis Javier Garcia is remembered by his older brother, Juan.

Toxic Materials Could Come With Home's $770K Price Tag

Toxic Materials Could Come With Home's $770K Price Tag

A rotting Echo Park home that may be sitting on toxic materials is in the process of being sold after asking for $770,000, highlighting the high price of living in one of Los Angeles' trendiest neighborhoods.

GOP Beginning to Make Peace With Trump as Nominee

GOP Beginning to Make Peace With Trump as Nominee

They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party's presidential nominee. In...

'Power Rangers' Actor Charged With Murder Appears in Court

'Power Rangers' Actor Charged With Murder Appears in Court

A former "Power Rangers" actor who was charged with killing his roommate with a sword last year appeared in court Friday.