Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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."

Monday, Mar 23, 2015 at 12:57 AM PDT

Hollywood's Homeless Youth Get Helping Hand

Hollywood's Homeless Youth Get Helping Hand

About 4,000 young people are living on the streets of Los Angeles, many come to Hollywood with stars in their eyes. But when they don't get discovered, they end up homeless.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015 at 05:29 PM PST

Life Connected: 100-Year-Old "Music Man"

Life Connected: 100-Year-Old "Music Man"

At 21 years old, Fred Fox moved to California and joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic. From there, his music would hit the big screen with films like "Titanic" and "Avatar." John Cádiz Klemack has the Life...

Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 at 09:02 PM PST

Non-Profit Helps Woman Get Back to Work

Non-Profit Helps Woman Get Back to Work

Nonprofit Dress for Success run for and by women launched in 1997 and is now in 139 cities and 18 countries. It's best known for dressing women for job interviews.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 05:28 PM PST

NBC4 Celebrates Black History Month

NBC4 Celebrates Black History Month

NBC4 Southern California celebrates Black History Month throughout February with on-air programming, community events and charity contributions throughout the Southland.

Monday, Feb 16, 2015 at 07:26 AM PST

First AME Church Heals After Riots

First AME Church Heals After Riots

The church offered job training programs to help rebuild the community after the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Jana Yamamoto reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday Feb. 16, 2015.

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Caught on Camera: Customer Berated for Speaking Spanish

Caught on Camera: Customer Berated for Speaking Spanish

Norma Vasquez said she felt "awful" and "worthless" after she was berated by another customer for speaking Spanish in a confrontation caught on camera at a Southern California IHOP.

Caught on Camera: Attackers Steal Man's Car, Run Him Over

Caught on Camera: Attackers Steal Man's Car, Run Him Over

Hemet police released video Monday of a street confrontation during which a man's car was stolen and used to mow him down, leaving him seriously injured.

Lanes Reopen on 210 Freeway After Big Rig Crash

Lanes Reopen on 210 Freeway After Big Rig Crash

Lanes on both sides of the 210 Freeway reopened Tuesday morning after an overnight closure due to a semi-trailer truck crash in San Dimas.

Packaged Spinach Contained Dead Frog, Woman Claims

Packaged Spinach Contained Dead Frog, Woman Claims

A woman claims she found a dead frog in a package of organic baby spinach leaves she bought at a Southern California market over the weekend.

Unable to Get Answers: Sandra Bland's Family Files Lawsuit

Unable to Get Answers: Sandra Bland's Family Files Lawsuit

The family of Sandra Bland filed a lawsuit against the trooper who arrested her and others they say are responsible for the suburban Chicago woman’s death in a Texas jail cell. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday at...

Suicides in Local Jails on the Rise: Report

Suicides in Local Jails on the Rise: Report

On the day that Sandra Bland’s family filed a federal lawsuit over what officials say was her suicide in a Texas jail, a report released Tuesday shows the number of suicides continuing to rise in local...