Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Two marathon runners are connected by a picture that almost cost one a chance to participate in the Boston Marathon.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT

Scouting the Future

Scouting the Future

While the Girl Scouts organization is a well known, it doesn t always reach everyone. Enter a group of USC students, who are working to give underserved youth the opportunity to join the

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 09:50 PM PDT

Connecting Through Composting

Connecting Through Composting

At-risk kids in Santa Ana take discarded waste and use it to grow plants and vegetables and take away valuable life lessons. Conan Nolan reports for this "Life Connected" segment on the NBC4 News at 11

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 05:31 AM PDT

Journey of Hardship

Journey of Hardship

Hardships often forge the closest bonds, so when a local woman faced cancer, her battle led her to reach out to another woman, whose entire life had been a struggle. Together, through their difficulties,...

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:32 PM PDT

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

The game of chess is about tactics, strategy and sacrifice. But outside one Los Angeles coffee shop, it connects communities and people from all walks of life. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11...

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.

Top Stories
Captain Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

Captain Arrested After Boat Runs Aground

The captain of a sailboat was arrested after his craft ran aground and began to capsize at Venice Beach early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Couple Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Couple Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

A husband and wife were injured Monday night after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling was struck by a hit-and-run driver at a Santa Ana intersection.

Suspected DUI Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

Suspected DUI Driver Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

A male bicyclist in his 50s was fatally struck by a motorist who was allegedly driving drunk, police said today.

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

OC Residents Urged to Prepare for Disaster

Orange County residents were urged to prepare for emergencies and disasters less than a week after Time magazine ranked the county as the second-most dangerous area in the United States when it comes to natural...

Two Killed, Several Wounded in Separate Shootings

Two Killed, Several Wounded in Separate Shootings

Officers in South LA on Monday went on a tactical alert after several people were shot -- two fatally -- in five unrelated incidents in South LA, police said.

7-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest During Target Practice: Sheriff

7-Year-Old Boy Shot in Chest During Target Practice: Sheriff

A 7-year-old boy from the Bay Area was flown to the hospital after he injured himself while he was target practicing, shooting a .22-caliber rifle while his father stood nearby.