Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

In a church on the Westside, a symphony orchestra rehearses with instruments as diverse as its members. Robert Kovacik reports for life connected for the NBC4 news at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 07:23 AM PDT

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

A student goes from "at-risk" to college bound with some supportive friends and Camp Max Straus in Glendale. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday Aug. 10, 2014

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 01:45 AM PDT

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Food Forward collects produce that could be wasted and uses it to help feed those in need. John Cádiz Klemack reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 05:17 AM PDT

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

Autistic Boy's Love of Music Inspires Father to Help the Homeless

When Paul Avila saw a a homeless man on Skid Row smiling and dancing to music on his headphones, much like his severely autistic son, inspiration struck. Paul and his son Pauly now hit the streets of Ski...

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 12:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

Nonprofit Gives Fatherly Love to "Young Warriors"

The connection between a father and son doesn't exist for everyone, so the Southern California group "Young Warriors" is working to fill the void for those who grew up without their father. The nonprofit group's

Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:30 PM PDT

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

The Huntington Library in San Marino acquired a collection of 4,600 photos of early Los Angeles and Santa Monica from a man who began the collection with the desire to learn more about his family’s Southern...

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM PDT

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

A busy mother whose young daughter was fighting cancer received much-needed support from a charity called Here to Serve, which helps people in need during a health crisis. Adrian Arambulo reports for Life...

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 07:29 AM PDT

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

A man who was left physically disabled after a car crash turned to art and converted his wheelchair-accessible van into a vehicle reminiscent of those in the “Transformers” movie series.

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:01 AM PDT

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Many lives connect, but in the case of two men, their connection was more like a collision. From a car crash that could've killed them both came understanding and a commitment to help each other and others.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 05:35 PM PDT

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

A school is receiving much-needed supplies from the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which is set to be demolished. Meantime, a homeless man who volunteered to help haul the supplies to the school is being...

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2 Students, 2 Others Killed in Wilmington Crash

2 Students, 2 Others Killed in Wilmington Crash

Four people, including two high school students, were killed in a crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Wilmington on Thursday, officials said.

WATCH: Super Bowl Set-Up Time-Lapse

WATCH: Super Bowl Set-Up Time-Lapse

Check out this awesome time-lapse video of the construction of Super Bowl Central, produced by the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.

Murder Charge Filed in Gavin Smith Death

Murder Charge Filed in Gavin Smith Death

A convicted drug dealer has been charged in connection with the death of Fox executive Gavin Smith.

Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Compton

Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash in Compton

Deputies are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash in Compton, officials said.

Afghan Soldier Kills 3 U.S. Contractors in Kabul: Officials

Afghan Soldier Kills 3 U.S. Contractors in Kabul: Officials

Three American contractors were shot to death Thursday by an Afghan soldier in the Afghan capital of Kabul, U.S. defense officials said, NBC News reported. One official said the shooting happened Thursday at the...

Patients Evacuated from Smoke-Filled Culver City Hospital

Patients Evacuated from Smoke-Filled Culver City Hospital

Patients were evacuated from a smoky hospital in Culver City Thursday afternoon, according to footage from above the scene.