Life Connected

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Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014 at 09:16 PM PDT

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

Man's Photo Collection Provides Rare Glimpse of SoCal's Past

The Huntington Library in San Marino acquired a collection of 4,600 photos of early Los Angeles and Santa Monica from a man who began the collection with the desire to learn more about his family’s Southern...

Monday, Jul 14, 2014 at 06:46 PM PDT

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

Mother of Girl Fighting Cancer Gets Support From Community

A busy mother whose young daughter was fighting cancer received much-needed support from a charity called Here to Serve, which helps people in need during a health crisis. Adrian Arambulo reports for Life...

Monday, Jul 7, 2014 at 12:36 AM PDT

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

Man Turns Van Into "Transformer"

A man who was left physically disabled after a car crash turned to art and converted his wheelchair-accessible van into a vehicle reminiscent of those in the “Transformers” movie series.

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 10:50 AM PDT

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Crash Brings Commitment to Help

Many lives connect, but in the case of two men, their connection was more like a collision. From a car crash that could've killed them both came understanding and a commitment to help each other and others.

Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014 at 05:24 PM PDT

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

Demolition Offers Opportunities for School

A school is receiving much-needed supplies from the San Onofre nuclear power plant, which is set to be demolished. Meantime, a homeless man who volunteered to help haul the supplies to the school is being...

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 12:24 AM PDT

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

Life Connected: Ex-Gang Member's Mission

A former gang member teamed up with an aspiring film director in an effort to stop violence in South Los Angeles. Jane Yamamoto reports in this week’s Life Connected on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 12:14 PM PDT

Roller Pigeons Turn Diverse Crowds into 'One Big Family'

Roller Pigeons Turn Diverse Crowds into 'One Big Family'

Crowds from all walks of life gather in Pacoima each week to watch roller pigeons compete. While watching the birds, known for their ability to roll and tumble in mid-air, brings rival gang members, attorneys...

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:30 AM PDT

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

A homeless veteran who became an alcoholic and gambling addict has turned his life around. He’s studying to be an alcohol and drug counselor after getting help. Ted Chen reports for Life Connected on the...

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDT

OC Night Market Opens to Big Crowds

OC Night Market Opens to Big Crowds

The Orange County Fairgrounds was host to the first “OC Night Market” last weekend, a giant food, entertainment, and arts festival.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM PDT

USC Grad Finds Community in Ukulele Playing

USC Grad Finds Community in Ukulele Playing

Jason Arimoto grew up in Hawaii where the ukulele is an inseparable part of the island culture.

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Man Surrenders After Box Truck Pursuit

Man Surrenders After Box Truck Pursuit

A 60-mile slow-speed chase on Southern California freeways involving a reportedly stolen box truck ended peacefully Monday when the driver surrendered.

Chief: Man "Forcibly Grabbed" for Officer's Weapon

Chief: Man "Forcibly Grabbed" for Officer's Weapon

A man involved in a struggle with Los Angeles police reached for an officer's holstered weapon during a fatal Skid Row confrontation that was captured on video Sunday, Los Angeles' police chief said Monday.

"Suge" Knight Fires Lawyers, Hospitalized

"Suge" Knight Fires Lawyers, Hospitalized

Former rap mogul Marion "Suge'' Knight says he fired the lawyers handling his murder case before being taken again to a hospital.

Students Find Teacher Hanging in Classroom

Students Find Teacher Hanging in Classroom

Crisis counselors were called to an Orange County high school Monday morning after a group of students discovered their teacher hanged herself inside a locked classroom, officials said.

Kentucky Mom Convicted of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Kentucky Mom Convicted of Killing 5-Year-Old Son With Salt

Lacey Spears, the Kentucky woman who authorities say force-fed her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube and reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, has been found guilty of murder in the...

Two Homes Burning in Laguna Hills

Two Homes Burning in Laguna Hills

Orange County fire crews are battling a three-alarm fire as two homes are burning in Laguna Hills.