Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Jun 16, 2014 at 07:03 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 04:30 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 10:06 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.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 02:38 PM PDT

Tattoo Art Embodies Proud Japanese Tradition

Tattoo Art Embodies Proud Japanese Tradition

The work done at Onizuka Tattoo is painstaking. As one may expect from any form of tattoo procedure, the feeling is painful but the people who endure this say it is worth it for every colorful, square inch.

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 08:09 AM PDT

Life Connected: Life-Saving Friendship

Life Connected: Life-Saving Friendship

Bone marrow donors and recipients meet for the first time. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday May 11, 2014.

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.

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Magnitude-5.7 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast

Magnitude-5.7 Quake Shakes Northern CA Coast

Shaking from the offshore quake was reported in several coastal Humboldt County communities.

#GoodellMustGo Ad Blitz Ahead of Super Bowl

#GoodellMustGo Ad Blitz Ahead of Super Bowl

Ads addressing domestic violence and the NFL's handling of the issue will be rolled out before and during the Super Bowl.

Dog Found in Dumpster Gets Second Chance

Dog Found in Dumpster Gets Second Chance

A dog’s whimpering led to his rescue from a dumpster in Chula Vista.

Arrests Made in Stabbing Death of Woman, 62

Arrests Made in Stabbing Death of Woman, 62

Gang homicide detectives and family members of Maria Elena Rivas are expected to announce the arrest of two people in the stabbing death of the 62-year-old woman.

Children Rescued From Fire, 24 Forced From Home

Children Rescued From Fire, 24 Forced From Home

More than twenty people have been displaced and a woman injured after a fire gutted a home and a garage in El Monte early Wednesday.

Arrest "a Relief" for Mother of Road Rage Victim

Arrest "a Relief" for Mother of Road Rage Victim

The mother of a disabled man who was fatally beaten in a road rage confrontation at a Riverside County intersection said she is relieved the suspect is "off the street."