Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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...

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 05:19 AM PST

Theater Vets Make Way for Next Generation

Theater Vets Make Way for Next Generation

On stages across Los Angeles, stories are told and lessons are learned. Two theater veterans have connected to tell stories of the African-American experience while also mentoring the next generation of actors...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:27 PM PST

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Camp Skyhook

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Camp Skyhook

Legendary NBA basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has turned his passion from the court to connecting kids to higher education. NBC4's Kim Baldonado visits Kareem at the much sought-after Camp

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST

Life Connected: Architect Paul Williams, Library Saved

Life Connected: Architect Paul Williams, Library Saved

Pioneering African American architect, Paul Williams, designed over 3,000 commercial and residential properties in Southern California and around the world. He learned to draw upside down for those who did not...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST

Life Connected: LA Firefighters Museum and John Outterbridge

Life Connected: LA Firefighters Museum and John Outterbridge

It's the 100th anniversary of the "LA Fire Station 30", the first all black firehouse in Los Angeles. NBC4's Mekahlo Medina talks to the museaum's president about the racism the fire fighters experienced.

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 07:17 AM PST

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Two women from Simi Valley are forever connected by their call to help children who are victims of human trafficking. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM PST

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

An innovative idea inspired by the memory of a long-time educator helps save a San Bernardino library. Jacob Rascon reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014.

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 09:49 AM PST

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds

The art form is a metaphor for the lives of some of society's discarded. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 3, 2014.

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM PST

Life Connected: Artists Help Rebuild Philippines

Life Connected: Artists Help Rebuild Philippines

Artists are helping people recover since the devastating damage to the Philippines in Typhoon Haiyan. A Southern California group that provides help to victims of disaster found a way to use passion for the arts...

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 12:23 AM PST

Life Connected: Autism Fight Brings Surprising Bond

Life Connected: Autism Fight Brings Surprising Bond

One SoCal woman's desire to help children with autism nearly cost her everything she had. But along the way, she found a connection with her own son that proved to be an unexpected

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"Incredible Character": Venice Lightning Strike Victim

"Incredible Character": Venice Lightning Strike Victim

A 20-year-old man who died after being struck by lightning in Venice Sunday is being remembered by his family as a “remarkable young man of incredible character.”

Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses since filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy days earlier.

Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home to Watch Cartoons

Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home to Watch Cartoons

Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons. Authorities say the 3-year-old boy who was wearing only a diaper climbed into the Jeep Tuesday evening...

Mother of Missing New Hampshire Teen "Haunted" by Daughter's Eyes

Mother of Missing New Hampshire Teen "Haunted" by Daughter's Eyes

Zenya Hernandez was overcome with emotion last Sunday night when her teenager daughter Abigail, who went missing in October, returned home. But she and the police are still searching for answers to what led...

One Killed When Pickup Slams Into Pedestrians

One Killed When Pickup Slams Into Pedestrians

Police were searching for a hit-and-run driver who ran a red light, hit two vehicles, crashed into a group of pedestrians and killed one person in Koreatown Monday morning.

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

A Los Angeles police patrol car struck and killed a man Sunday night who was lying on his back in the street in the Jefferson Park area southwest of downtown Los Angeles.