Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Oct 6, 2014 at 02:10 AM PDT

Harvest Home Helps Expecting Mother Get Off Street

Harvest Home Helps Expecting Mother Get Off Street

Two years ago, Nicole Draft found herself homeless and pregnant and fleeing an abusive relationship. It is a common story for the women who stay at Harvest Home – one of the very few places in Southern...

Monday, Sep 29, 2014 at 12:06 AM PDT

Sign Language Sing-Alongs

Sign Language Sing-Alongs

A couple who posted sing-along music videos on YouTube using sign language have helped bridge the gap between the hearing and the hearing impaired. Kathy Vara reports for this week's Life Connected on the...

Monday, Sep 22, 2014 at 09:54 AM PDT

Life Connected: Caring Family of Kings

Life Connected: Caring Family of Kings

The Stanley Cup champions had a busy off-season raising money and awareness for a condition that affects one in 500 infants, including a member of the LA Kings' family. Kim Baldonado reports for the NBC4 News at...

Monday, Sep 15, 2014 at 05:40 AM PDT

Life Connected: Foster Child Finds Opportunity

Life Connected: Foster Child Finds Opportunity

A foster child finds friendship and a bright future. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Sept. 14, 2014.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014 at 12:20 AM PDT

New USC Building Bears LA Educator's Name

New USC Building Bears LA Educator's Name

A new building on the University of Southern California campus bears the name of a Los Angeles pioneer in education. Lolita Lopez reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 at 12:00 AM PDT

Group Helps Create Peace Among Gangs in South LA

Group Helps Create Peace Among Gangs in South LA

A longtime gang-prevention specialist is helping rival gang members defuse violence on the streets of South Los Angeles. Beverly White reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 01:20 AM PDT

Gardena Police Explorers Program Puts Children on Path to Success

Gardena Police Explorers Program Puts Children on Path to Success

The Gardena Police Department’s Explorers Program is connecting its volunteer officers with children to help youngsters go after their dreams. Hetty Chang reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11...

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 12:10 AM PDT

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

Orchestra Brings Musicians of Different Cultures Together

In a church on the Westside, a symphony orchestra rehearses with instruments as diverse as its members. Robert Kovacik reports for life connected for the NBC4 news at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

Monday, Aug 11, 2014 at 07:06 AM PDT

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

Life Connected: Camp Max Straus

A student goes from "at-risk" to college bound with some supportive friends and Camp Max Straus in Glendale. Ted Chen reports for the NBC4 News on Sunday Aug. 10, 2014

Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 12:30 AM PDT

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Repurposed Produce Helps Feed Those in Need

Food Forward collects produce that could be wasted and uses it to help feed those in need. John Cádiz Klemack reports for Life Connected on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014.

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Community Leaders Decry Black on Black Crime

Community Leaders Decry Black on Black Crime

Residents in Lancaster are taking a stand against violence after a deadly incident last week that left one man dead.

Higher Electricity Rates Ahead for Most CA Residents

Higher Electricity Rates Ahead for Most CA Residents

Most residential customers in California will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday by state regulators.

Free 4th of July Fireworks Shows 2015

Free 4th of July Fireworks Shows 2015

These are some of the free fireworks shows on the Fourth of July, 2015.

Grandson Arrested in Couple's Slaying

Grandson Arrested in Couple's Slaying

The grandson of a couple found dead in a Glendale home was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of murder, according to Glendale police.

'Sloppy' Thieves Crash Into Jewelry, Video Game Stores

'Sloppy' Thieves Crash Into Jewelry, Video Game Stores

Thieves crashed a pickup into a jewelry store before ramming into a nearby video game shop Friday morning in a smash-and-grab rampage in Long Beach.

SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

A man mowing his lawn in Southern California Thursday night was hit by a driver who may have been intoxicated, police said. A photo of the incident depicts a disheveled scene with the lawnmower tipped over.