Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:23 AM PDT

OC Family Pioneers in Desegregation

OC Family Pioneers in Desegregation

Life Connected, Hispanic Heritage Month: Part 2: How an Orange County family broke barriers by challenging school segregation seven years before Brown v. Board of Education. Vikki Vargas reports.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 at 10:18 AM PDT

Vet Hunters Helps Homeless Vets

Vet Hunters Helps Homeless Vets

Life Connected, Hispanic Heritage Month Part 3: The non-profit Vet Hunters project based in El Monte helps homeless veterans. Mekahlo Medina reports. Then, a sixth-grader's awe-inspiring speech in...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 08:08 AM PDT

Life Connected: SoCal Bicyclists Help Kenyan Orphans Get to School

Life Connected: SoCal Bicyclists Help Kenyan Orphans Get to School

A love of bike riding has helped forge a strong connection among three friends in Glendale. And when one made a casual offer to help others, that connection stretched all the way to the other side of the globe.

Saturday, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:40 PM PDT

Life Connected: Placido Domingo Connects the World Through Opera

Life Connected: Placido Domingo Connects the World Through Opera

Placido Domingo is a legend of opera who has connected the world through music. He's honored in this Life Connected segment during Hispanic Heritage Month. John Cadiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. Oct.

Monday, Oct 7, 2013 at 05:27 AM PDT

Life Connected Award: A Life of Service

Life Connected Award: A Life of Service

Donald Manelli is the force behind one of the biggest life-saving events in Los Angeles: Care Harbor, one of the biggest free-health events in California. NBC4 will proudly present the reward to Donald...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 at 05:08 PM PDT

2nd Grader, Businessman Join Forces for Clean Water

2nd Grader, Businessman Join Forces for Clean Water

A 7-year-old girl is connecting lives in Southern California with those in Niger, the poorest country in Africa where clean drinking water is not available. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 11

Sunday, Sep 15, 2013 at 11:55 PM PDT

A Long Road From Despair to Triumph in Long Beach

A Long Road From Despair to Triumph in Long Beach

An eight-week educational program has given hope to a woman lost her home and children after spending years using and selling drugs on the streets of Long Beach. A Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant pays for...

Monday, Sep 9, 2013 at 12:10 AM PDT

Veteran's Family Makes a Connection in LA

Veteran's Family Makes a Connection in LA

A veteran from rural Oregon, wounded overseas by a car bomb and plagued by terrible pain, was accepted to a treatment program at UCLA that has improved his condition. He and his family stayed with a West...

Monday, Sep 2, 2013 at 07:58 AM PDT

Veterans Give Wounded Warrior Special Gift

Veterans Give Wounded Warrior Special Gift

Doctors could save this war veteran's life, but not his legs, after he was severely wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan. A group of veterans with automotive skills teamed up to give him...

Monday, Aug 26, 2013 at 12:05 AM PDT

Local Woman's Relative a "Powerbroker" in Civil Rights Movement

Local Woman's Relative a "Powerbroker" in Civil Rights Movement

A local woman's relative was a lion of the civil rights movement - and she's turned her family history into a documentary, "Powerbroker." Beverly White reports in this Life Connected segment for NBC4 News at 11...

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Lanes Reopen After Firefighters Douse 405 Fwy Blaze

Lanes Reopen After Firefighters Douse 405 Fwy Blaze

Lanes reopened Wednesday evening after fire crews knocked down a blaze that erupted on the San Diego (405) Freeway, snarling rush hour traffic near the Los Angeles International Airport.

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

The father of a Santa Clara teen stowaway who survived a 5 ½-hour flight from San Jose to Hawaii Sunday despite high altitudes, low oxygen and freezing temperatures said that Allah protected his son.

Vote Set for Possible Sriracha Plant Shutdown

Vote Set for Possible Sriracha Plant Shutdown

A showdown between residents of the city of Irwindale and the owner of a Sriracha plant could come to a head Wednesday during a City Council meeting where officials will decide if the plant should shut down.

Sketch Released of Man Sought in Park Sex Assault

Sketch Released of Man Sought in Park Sex Assault

Police released a sketch Wednesday of a man sought in connection with the sexual assault of a 7-year-old boy in a Manhattan Beach park restroom last Friday.

Reward Offered in Driver's Shooting Death

Reward Offered in Driver's Shooting Death

Tauruson McMillian, 34, was shot and killed as he drove his red SS Monte Carlo through Compton in January.

Proposed Crackdown On Illegal Massage Parlors

Proposed Crackdown On Illegal Massage Parlors

As the number of massage establishments continue to spike in California, new legislation announced Wednesday aims to curb illegitimate parlors by restoring power to local governments.