Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 at 06:30 PM PDT
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Animal Tales: Behind the Scenes

Images from behind the scene of Animal Tales, a Life Connected special. View gallery

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Monday, Aug 3, 2015 at 12:15 AM PDT

Program Helps Train Vets For New Jobs

Program Helps Train Vets For New Jobs

More and more veterans are returning from war only to find they can’t find jobs or permanent housing.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 at 05:58 AM PDT

Teen Helps Others Cope With Disabilities

Teen Helps Others Cope With Disabilities

Meet a Special Olympics participant who is an athlete and an advocate. Michelle Valles reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday July 26, 2015.

Monday, Jul 20, 2015 at 12:22 AM PDT

Triplets Fundraiser Helps One of Their Own

Triplets Fundraiser Helps One of Their Own

A set of orange county triplets came up with the idea of starting a Make-A-Wish club at school. Their goal was to raise money to help others. But little did they know their efforts would someday help one...

Sunday, Jul 12, 2015 at 11:52 PM PDT

Children Take Diabetes Fight to Washington DC

Children Take Diabetes Fight to Washington DC

Two children, one from Glendora the other from Los Angeles, join forces to take their fight with juvenile diabetes all the way to Washington D.C. Kathy Vara has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11...

Sunday, Jul 19, 2015 at 12:22 PM PDT

LA Musicians Offer Free Music Lessons with New App

LA Musicians Offer Free Music Lessons with New App

Funding for music in public schools has been slashed by more than 40 percent over the past five years, but a group of Southern California musicians found a way to provide free music lessons over the Internet.

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:01 AM PDT

UCLA Program Helps Veteran Launch Comedy Career

UCLA Program Helps Veteran Launch Comedy Career

During the past eight years, 129 injured veterans have come to Los Angeles for free reconstructive surgery at UCLA through a program called Operation Mend.

Monday, Jun 22, 2015 at 12:53 PM PDT

Theater Program Lets Jail Inmates Express Themselves

Theater Program Lets Jail Inmates Express Themselves

Once a week in cell block K6G at Men's Central Jail, the non-profit Strindberg Laboratory comes in to teach theater to prisoners

Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 at 02:39 AM PDT

OC Teen Graduates Thanks to Boys Republic

OC Teen Graduates Thanks to Boys Republic

A once troubled Orange County teen who turned his life around thanks to the Boys Republic is setting his sights on medical school after graduating high school.

Sunday, Jun 14, 2015 at 11:50 PM PDT

Wounded Warriors Inspire Children With Missing Limbs

Wounded Warriors Inspire Children With Missing Limbs

A group of wounded veterans who lost limbs while serving in the military are connecting with kids with similar disabilities.

Top Stories
Human Remains, Plane Parts Found After Midair Collision

Human Remains, Plane Parts Found After Midair Collision

Human remains and plane parts were found Sunday after a midair collision between two small planes launched a search for survivors Friday.

Road Rage Suspect Taken Into Custody After Pursuit

Road Rage Suspect Taken Into Custody After Pursuit

The California Highway Patrol was pursuing a possible road rage suspect driving a Dodge Challenger in the Baldwin Park area Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed.

2 Dead, 1 Injured After Car Plows Through Boyle Heights Home

2 Dead, 1 Injured After Car Plows Through Boyle Heights Home

A man and a pregnant woman died and one person was injured Sunday afternoon after their car rammed into a Boyle Heights home following a shooting.

Woman Killed After Car Crash on PCH Near Point Mugu Rock

Woman Killed After Car Crash on PCH Near Point Mugu Rock

After a car and a body were rocks near Point Mugu, authorities were investigating the Redondo Beach woman's death Sunday.

Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl 50

Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl 50

If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. He can thank Von Miller and the Broncos' swarming, big-play defense for his second NFL championship.

Smash-and-Grab Robbery at Ben Bridge Jewelry Store

Smash-and-Grab Robbery at Ben Bridge Jewelry Store

Two men took sledgehammers to display counters at a Ben Bridge Jewelry store in Thousand Oaks Sunday in a smash-and-grab robbery.