Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 07:40 AM PDT

Young Man's Struggles Teaches Others

Young Man's Struggles Teaches Others

By the time Evan Tischofer was 18, he had been kicked out of several foster homes and a long rap sheet. That was until a friend of his almost died of a drug overdose in his arms.

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Two marathon runners are connected by a picture that almost cost one a chance to participate in the Boston Marathon.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:35 AM PDT

Scouting the Future

Scouting the Future

While the Girl Scouts organization is a well known, it doesn t always reach everyone. Enter a group of USC students, who are working to give underserved youth the opportunity to join the organization.

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 09:50 PM PDT

Connecting Through Composting

Connecting Through Composting

At-risk kids in Santa Ana take discarded waste and use it to grow plants and vegetables and take away valuable life lessons. Conan Nolan reports for this "Life Connected" segment on the NBC4 News at 11

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 05:31 AM PDT

Journey of Hardship

Journey of Hardship

Hardships often forge the closest bonds, so when a local woman faced cancer, her battle led her to reach out to another woman, whose entire life had been a struggle. Together, through their difficulties,...

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:32 PM PDT

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

The game of chess is about tactics, strategy and sacrifice. But outside one Los Angeles coffee shop, it connects communities and people from all walks of life. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11...

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 08:20 PM PDT

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Thanks to a passionate former athlete-turned-coach, a group of teenagers in South Central Los Angeles are getting a leg up in life from a non-traditional sport: rugby. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at...

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 Skyhook.

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...

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Fall Storm Drops Rain Onto SoCal

Fall Storm Drops Rain Onto SoCal

A small fall storm moving through Southern California dropped much-needed rain across parts of the region Thursday night.

UCLA Bonfire Rally Morphs Into Tuition Protest

UCLA Bonfire Rally Morphs Into Tuition Protest

An annual bonfire rally at UCLA in advance of Saturday's football game against USC turned into a political standoff Thursday night as protesters upset about tuition hikes approved earlier in the day staged...

Crowds Swarm DTLA to Rally for Missing Mexican Students

Crowds Swarm DTLA to Rally for Missing Mexican Students

Crowds of protesters swarmed the streets of downtown Los Angeles Thursday night as they marched to the Mexican Consulate-General to call for the removal of Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto.

Children Killed in Fire at Property With Past Violations

Children Killed in Fire at Property With Past Violations

A young sister and brother died in a fire at what authorities described as a property with a history of problems, including code violations, Thursday morning in San Bernardino.

Big Rig Crashes Into Fire Engine on I-210

Big Rig Crashes Into Fire Engine on I-210

A big rig crashed into a fire engine that was responding to a three vehicle accident on the I-210 west in Rancho Cucamonga early Friday.

University of California Regents Approve Tuition Hike

University of California Regents Approve Tuition Hike

The University of California governing board on Thursday adopted a tuition increase.