Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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.

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 07:17 AM PST

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Two women from Simi Valley are forever connected by their call to help children who are victims of human trafficking. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM PST

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

An innovative idea inspired by the memory of a long-time educator helps save a San Bernardino library. Jacob Rascon reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014.

Monday, Feb 3, 2014 at 09:49 AM PST

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds

The art form is a metaphor for the lives of some of society's discarded. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 3, 2014.

Monday, Jan 27, 2014 at 12:15 AM PST

Life Connected: Artists Help Rebuild Philippines

Life Connected: Artists Help Rebuild Philippines

Artists are helping people recover since the devastating damage to the Philippines in Typhoon Haiyan. A Southern California group that provides help to victims of disaster found a way to use passion for the arts...

Monday, Jan 20, 2014 at 12:23 AM PST

Life Connected: Autism Fight Brings Surprising Bond

Life Connected: Autism Fight Brings Surprising Bond

One SoCal woman's desire to help children with autism nearly cost her everything she had. But along the way, she found a connection with her own son that proved to be an unexpected

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 12:15 AM PST

Life Connected: "Giving Keys" Encourage Those in Need

Life Connected: "Giving Keys" Encourage Those in Need

A Southern California singer is one of a group who collects and hands out "Giving Keys" with messages of courage, strength and love to give a mental boost to those who are in

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Mayor's Killing Ended Years of Abuse: Source

Mayor's Killing Ended Years of Abuse: Source

The day Lyvette Crespo allegedly shot and killed her husband, Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo at their condo, it ended 28 years of physical abuse against her and her son, a source close to Lyvette Crespo...

Shooting Victim Dies After "Robbery Gone Bad"

Shooting Victim Dies After "Robbery Gone Bad"

A person was shot and killed Thursday morning in East Hollywood after encountering at least two men in what authorities described as a "robbery gone bad."

Angels' Trout Ready for Playoff Debut

Angels' Trout Ready for Playoff Debut

Veteran Albert Pujols had some advice for Mike Trout as he prepared for his playoff debut Thursday in Anaheim.

Construction Continues at Apple's "Spaceship" Campus

Construction Continues at Apple's "Spaceship" Campus

NBC Bay Area’s chopper flew over the site of Apple’s new Cupertino headquarters Wednesday, and it looks like construction on the so-called “spaceship” campus is humming right along.

100 Might Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Dallas Officials

100 Might Have Been Exposed to Ebola: Dallas Officials

About 100 people might have been in contact with the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the Unites States or his family's home, Dallas health officials said. Officials are investigating Thomas...

Prison for Woman Who Buried Body Parts in Plant Pots

Prison for Woman Who Buried Body Parts in Plant Pots

A Southern California woman found guilty of stabbing her longtime boyfriend to death, dismembering his body and burying some of the remains in potted plants was sentenced to 26 years to life in...