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

Monday, Apr 18, 2016 at 02:50 PM PDT

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Nonprofit Aids Homeless, Low-Income Clients in Job Search

Trinidad Ramirez is a former addict and convict who turned her life around after she came to Chrysalis, a nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless and low-income clients find and sustain jobs.

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 12:13 AM PDT

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

OC Church Takes a Stand Against Injustice

Reverend Chineta Goodjoin is a new kind of pastor — and she's shaking up Orange County by turning her ministry at New Hope Presbyterian Church into a social action network.

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 09:01 AM PDT

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

Gift of a Smile Gives Hope to Aspiring Singer

An aspiring singer who once lived on the streets is one step closer to making his dream a reality thanks to the gift of a smile.

Monday, Mar 21, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

Nonprofit Helps People With Disabilities Worldwide

In 1967, Joni Eareckson Tada was just 17 years old when she dove into shallow water and broke her neck, leaving her quadriplegic and in a wheelchair.

Monday, Mar 14, 2016 at 06:02 PM PDT

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Barbershop Family Offers Free Haircuts for LA Homeless

Heber Garcia is a master barber — helping people look their best runs in the family.

Monday, Mar 7, 2016 at 01:33 PM PST

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

'Team Impact' Connects Sick Kids to Sports Teams

Life for kids with life-threatening illnesses is not easy. So when they can step away from their diagnosis and just be kids, it can create memories that can often help them forget about their struggles.

Monday, Feb 29, 2016 at 12:39 AM PST

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

One Million Thumbprints: Women Banding Together for Assault Victims

A group of women are binding together after incomprehensible violence: Sexual assault in the name of war.

Monday, Feb 15, 2016 at 09:46 AM PST

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

School Helps Blind Adults Reach Their Potential

About 70 percent of blind people are unemployed, but one local organization is working to change that.

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 at 09:01 PM PST

The Rich History of West Adams

The Rich History of West Adams

West Adams is a part of Los Angeles that is slowly being rediscovered, with streets that speak to an era of grace, charm and beauty.

Friday, Feb 12, 2016 at 12:25 PM PST

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

WATCH: Yo-Yo Performs With NBC4's Michael Brownlee

She landed her first deal with Ice Cube as a high schooler, now Yolanda Whitaker, better known as Yo-Yo, is sharing a stage with NBC4's Michael Brownlee. Watch what happens during their interview.

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$30K Reward Offered to Find 16-Year-Old Girl's Killers

$30K Reward Offered to Find 16-Year-Old Girl's Killers

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Pearl Harbor's 75th Anniversary: Survivor Recalls Attack

Pearl Harbor's 75th Anniversary: Survivor Recalls Attack

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Donald Trump Is Time's 2016 Person of the Year

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Chase Ends When Pickup Truck Boxes in Possible DUI Driver

Chase Ends When Pickup Truck Boxes in Possible DUI Driver

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 Plot to Carry Out Attack at High School Campus Uncovered

Plot to Carry Out Attack at High School Campus Uncovered

Two freshmen at Martin Luther King High School in Riverside were plotting to commit an act of violence that was revealed to authorities in time to stop it, a Riverside police spokesman said Tuesday.

Armed North Hills Jewelry Store Robber Arrested

Armed North Hills Jewelry Store Robber Arrested

A robber was arrested after he dropped a pillowcase full of stolen jewelry and guns -- one that police said appeared to be fake -- outside of a North Hills store. Adrian Arambulo reports for the NBC4 News at 11...