Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 05:58 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Hip-Hop History

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Hip-Hop History

Who would have thought that the quiet unassuming suburb of Cerritos is home to some of the best hip-hop DJs in the country - maybe even the world? NBC4's Hetty Chang talks with the master DJ Nazareth...

Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 07:10 PM PDT

Divers Save Sea Life Off California's Coast

Divers Save Sea Life Off California's Coast

The Ocean Defenders Alliance, a non-profit marine conservation organization, hauls debris out of the ocean to make the sea a cleaner and safer place for marine wildlife.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:25 PM PDT

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

NBC4's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Special

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 08:30 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Toyo Miyatake

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Toyo Miyatake

They are the pictures the US government did not want to you to see, taken a by a secret camera crudely built by Toyo Miyatake, who was forced to live in Manzanar. It was one of the 10 internment camps, or “war...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 08:35 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Susan Ahn Cuddy

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Susan Ahn Cuddy

Susan Ahn Cuddy was born to lead. Her family was the first Korean family to immigrate to California in 1902, and from the very beginning, she broke the mold. She was independent, athletic - not your typical...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 08:40 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Nobuko Miyamoto

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: Nobuko Miyamoto

Nobuko Miyamoto is the founder and Artistic Director of Great Leap, a nonprofit arts organization which uses arts to promote a deeper understanding between diverse cultures of America.

Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 09:17 PM PDT

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: La Palma Vignette & Goodbye

Life Connected AP Heritage Special: La Palma Vignette & Goodbye

Did you know the City of La Palma in Orange County was originally was named Dairyland? We share its Asian-American connection.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 12:18 AM PDT

Young Adults With Disabilities Get Training in Film Industry

Young Adults With Disabilities Get Training in Film Industry

People come to Hollywood to chase their dreams. Some make it, while other's never get a chance – and it can be even more difficult for a person with a disability. But some are getting help with catching...

Monday, Apr 13, 2015 at 12:24 AM PDT

Paralyzed Man Helps Others to Help Him Heal

Paralyzed Man Helps Others to Help Him Heal

A life-altering car crash left Hal Hargrave paralyzed from the neck down. Hargrave began the Be Perfect Foundation, which provides funds to help others receive the rehabilitation they need.

Monday, Apr 6, 2015 at 12:26 AM PDT

Guerrilla Gardener Fights for Healthier Food Options in South LA

Guerrilla Gardener Fights for Healthier Food Options in South LA

Meet the man who is seeking to break out of LA's "food prison" by growing his own "food forest."

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Backyard Beekeeping Goes Before LA City Council

Backyard Beekeeping Goes Before LA City Council

A proposal to allow hobbyist beekeepers in Los Angeles to maintain hives in their backyards was scheduled to go before the City Council Wednesday.

Los Angeles 'Was Made for' Olympics: Mayor

Los Angeles 'Was Made for' Olympics: Mayor

LA's selection as the U.S. bid city is a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

Man Charged in Theft of O.J. Simpson Heisman Trophy

Man Charged in Theft of O.J. Simpson Heisman Trophy

A man was charged Wednesday in connection with the theft of a duplicate of the 1968 Heisman Trophy won by O.J. Simpson that was stolen more than 20 years ago from a display at the University of Southern...

California DOJ Unveils Website with Law Enforcement Data

California DOJ Unveils Website with Law Enforcement Data

The California Department of Justice is unveiling a state-run website to provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public.

2nd Video Brings 'Clarity' to Texas Police Shooting: DA

2nd Video Brings 'Clarity' to Texas Police Shooting: DA

A second video has emerged that offers "more clarity" about the fatal police shooting of a suspect in Texas who appeared to put his hands up before being killed, the local district attorney told NBC News...

Lemonade Fundraiser: $2K+ Raised for Hospital

Lemonade Fundraiser: $2K+ Raised for Hospital

Two boys (and their helpful family) help St. Joseph's as a loving tribute to their grandpa.