Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Dec 29, 2014 at 12:32 AM PST

Woman Uses Bakery to Help Community

Woman Uses Bakery to Help Community

A woman found a way to use her small business to make a difference in her community. Angie Crouch reports for Life Connected, which aired on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014.

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 12:20 AM PST

Corona Coffee Shop "Restores" Needy With Jobs

Corona Coffee Shop "Restores" Needy With Jobs

A Corona coffee shop is helping struggling individuals get back on their feet by employing them. John Cádiz Klemack Life Connected report aired on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 12:05 AM PST

Life Connected: Buy a Bracelet, Save a Life

Life Connected: Buy a Bracelet, Save a Life

A California woman knew she was in for adventure when she traveled with a friend to Tanzania, East Africa. They were there to film a documentary, but a deadly disease almost took her life.

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:10 AM PST

Teen With Autism Plans to Cook Meal for Volunteers

Teen With Autism Plans to Cook Meal for Volunteers

A teen with autism and a cooking show is planning on using his skills in the kitchen to make a meal for Habitat for Humanity volunteers. Vikki Vargas reports from Cypress in his week’s Life Connected, which...

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 06:45 AM PST

Foster Children Paired With Heroes

Foster Children Paired With Heroes

November is adoption month, and San Bernardino County family services is trying something new for the more than 200 children in desperate need of a forever home. The children are matched with local community...

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:22 AM PST

Students Learn About Life, History at Retirement Home

Students Learn About Life, History at Retirement Home

Students are learning about life and history by visiting seniors at a nearby retirement home once per month. Vikki Vargas reports from San Marcos for this week’s Life Connected, as see on the NBC4 News at 11 on...

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 at 11:54 PM PST

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parent volunteers are taking it upon themselves to clean up their childrens' school after budget cuts have led to sub par cleanliness in Los Feliz. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

The grieving mother of a hotshot firefighter who was killed while battling an Arizona wildfire last year heals her pain by spurring positive social change through a foundation honoring her fallen son's legacy.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:09 AM PDT

My Job Chart Helps Kids Stay Productive

My Job Chart Helps Kids Stay Productive

A family is spend quality time together and giving back to the community at the same time. Michelle Valles reports in this week’s Life Connected for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM PDT

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Bark is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to therapy dogs. Students find reading in front of classmates intimidating,...

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Parishioners Locked Out of Church, Land Put up For Sale

Parishioners Locked Out of Church, Land Put up For Sale

Parishioners from St. James the Great Episcopal Church in Orange County said they were locked out from their place of worship and told to find another home because the church wanted to sell the land.

Man Found Slain in Harbor City Alley

Man Found Slain in Harbor City Alley

Police are looking for an unknown gunman who shot and killed a 21-year-old man in Harbor City Thursday.

Hollywood Hills 'Campsite' Homeowner Says Allegations Are 'Lies'

Hollywood Hills 'Campsite' Homeowner Says Allegations Are 'Lies'

A Hollywood Hills homeowner is fighting back and calling accusations from neighbors "lies" after they claimed to see people openly drinking and having sex on a campsite being rented out on her property.

'Big A Bandit' Strikes 6th OC Bank

'Big A Bandit' Strikes 6th OC Bank

He's being dubbed the "Big A Bandit" because of a baseball cap he wears while robbing banks, including one in Orange County on Thursday, and now the FBI wants the public's help to identify him.

Man Allegedly Throws 'Bottle Bomb' at Child

Man Allegedly Throws 'Bottle Bomb' at Child

Police arrested a man for allegedly throwing a "bottle bomb" at a child in Santa Ana.

Missing Woman's Body Found in Apartment Wall: Family

Missing Woman's Body Found in Apartment Wall: Family

A body found inside the wall of a Southern California apartment "has to be" that of a woman reported missing six years ago, her family members said Thursday.