Life Connected

Life Connected

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

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...

Monday, Aug 19, 2013 at 12:10 AM PDT

"Walking Diva" to Powerwalk Across California

"Walking Diva" to Powerwalk Across California

Yolanda Holder calls herself "The Walking Diva," and she's power walking from Corona to Oakland - a 521-mile journey in 15 days. She walks for her mother, who died of cancer, and she has inspired others to walk...

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Gray Wolf May Be "Endangered" in California

Gray Wolf May Be "Endangered" in California

The Fish and Game Commission held a meeting Wednesday to decide if the gray wolf should be listed as a threatened or endangered species.

Jay-Z Bringing Music Festival to Downtown LA

Jay-Z Bringing Music Festival to Downtown LA

Rapper Jay-Z announces plans for a two-music festival on Labor Day Weekend in downtown Los Angeles' Grand Park.

Man Found Burned, Bound Along Freeway Dies

Man Found Burned, Bound Along Freeway Dies

A man who was being found badly burned and partially bound along the 605 Freeway in the city of Industry Tuesday has died.

Ex-Bell City Administrator Sentenced for "Very Bad Things"

Ex-Bell City Administrator Sentenced for "Very Bad Things"

A judge Wednesday sentenced Robert Rizzo to the maximum 12 years is prison after his no-contest plea to 69 corruption-related counts. Details on NBCLA.com.

Lakers Play Season Finale in San Antonio

Lakers Play Season Finale in San Antonio

The Los Angeles Lakers wrap up an historically bad season on Wednesday night against the San Antonio Spurs.

California Drought Driving Up Food Prices

California Drought Driving Up Food Prices

California's severe drought is causing a drastic increase in food prices.