Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Sep 7, 2015 at 12:00 AM PDT

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

Ex-Gang Member Tells His Story Through Poetry

An former gang member is finding salvation and redemption, in part through poetry. And he's helping others do the same. Kim Baldonado has the Life Connected report for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 at 12:07 AM PDT

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

89-Year-Old Woman Gives Police a Helping Hand

At 89 years old, Tacy Hunter is one of the most seasoned volunteer members of the Long Beach Police Department. But don't let her age fool you - she does everything from checking on homes when people go...

Monday, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:09 AM PDT

South Bay Program Teaches Independent Living

South Bay Program Teaches Independent Living

Mychal’s Learning Place in the South Bay is one of the few free programs available in Southern California where young adults with developmental disabilities are learning how to live independently.

Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:49 PM PDT

Malibu Bereavement Camp Helps Kids Heal

Malibu Bereavement Camp Helps Kids Heal

This week in Malibu children ages eight to 16 have come from cities around the country to spend a week at "Experience Camp."

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015 at 06:32 PM PDT

Life Connected: Animal Tales

Life Connected: Animal Tales

Our connection to animals reminds us that we are human. Explore that connection in "Life Connected: Animal Tales."

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...

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