Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Aug 5, 2013 at 12:05 AM PDT

Setting the Stage for Success

Setting the Stage for Success

A group of at-risk Costa Mesa high school students, some of whom have children of their own or are in gangs, were selected for a program that teaches them how to sing and dance - and, more importantly, how...

Monday, Jul 29, 2013 at 12:05 AM PDT

Man Goes Across the Nation in a Standard Wheelchair

Man Goes Across the Nation in a Standard Wheelchair

Aspiring actor Gabriel Cordell, who became paralyzed after a car accident, made a coast-to-coast journey in a standard wheelchair. He went 3,100 miles using his arms to propel his wheelchair.

Monday, Jul 22, 2013 at 12:20 AM PDT

At-Risk Girls Learn to Take the Reins

At-Risk Girls Learn to Take the Reins

Taking the Reins is a nonprofit that teaches at-risk girls life skills like responsibility and patience by having them work with farm animals. Kathy Vara reports in this Life Connected segment on NBC4 News at 11...

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 at 12:05 AM PDT

Using The Past To Strengthen The Future

Using The Past To Strengthen The Future

In this Life Connected segment, 826LA, a nonprofit that received a $100,000 grant from NBC last year, uses engaging programs to teach kids writing in Echo Park. John Cadiz Klemack reports from Echo Park for NBC4...

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM PDT

Young Couples Show Radical Generosity

Young Couples Show Radical Generosity

A group of young idealists are giving to Habitat for Humanity to build a house in Culver City for a needy family, even though they can't afford it. Ten Chen reports this Life Connected piece on NBC4 News at...

Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 at 11:55 PM PDT

A Community Connected Through Coffee

A Community Connected Through Coffee

The owner of a local coffee house turned an abandoned tunnel into a community art exhibit, bringing together local businesses, artists, admirers and coffee customers for a magical experience.

Monday, Jun 24, 2013 at 10:21 AM PDT

Life Connected: Boys Sell Lollipops to Raise Funds for Cancer Patients

Life Connected: Boys Sell Lollipops to Raise Funds for Cancer Patients

Two boys raised more than $400 by selling 25-cent lollipops, then took their fundraising effort to another level by earning $6,000 to help two teens battling cancer. Reggie Kumar reports for the NBC4 News at 11...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:31 AM PDT

OC Group Reaches Out to OK Tornado Victims

OC Group Reaches Out to OK Tornado Victims

An Orange County couple that hands out clothing and other necessities to the local poor has planned a trip to deliver goods to tornado-stricken residents in Oklahoma. Vikki Vargas reports for NBC4 News at...

Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 03:25 PM PDT

Talented Teens Raise Voices, Money for Peers

Talented Teens Raise Voices, Money for Peers

Students at a private school in Santa Monica raised $25,000 for the Harmony Project, which offers children who in some of Los Angeles' most troubled neighborhoods an opportunity to learn and grow through music.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:57 AM PDT

"Fast & Furious" Director's Inspiration

"Fast & Furious" Director's Inspiration

NBC4's Lucy Nolan tells her own personal story. And Justin Lin, the director of the "Fast and Furious" movies, talks to NBC4's Ted Chen about how his heritage impacted his filmmaking in this episode of...

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"Man of Honor": Colleagues Remember Fallen Officer

"Man of Honor": Colleagues Remember Fallen Officer

Friends and colleagues of a Los Angeles police motorcycle officer are remembering him as one of the hardest working and most generous officers in the department.

Vigil for Teen Killed After SUV Plows Into Her Bedroom

Vigil for Teen Killed After SUV Plows Into Her Bedroom

A teenage girl was killed in her sleep early Sunday when an SUV plowed into the first story of an apartment complex in a Southern California and struck her.

Man Allegedly Stabs Nurse at Torrance Hospital

Man Allegedly Stabs Nurse at Torrance Hospital

A nurse at a hospital in Torrance was hurt Sunday morning by a man who walked into the facility, grabbed her from behind and stabbed her in the ear with a sharp object, sheriff’s officials said.

Nurse Stabbed at Sylmar Hospital

Nurse Stabbed at Sylmar Hospital

A nurse was in critical condition after allegedly being stabbed by a man who bypassed a hospital’s weapons screening area in Sylmar early Sunday.

"Exceptionally Lucky" Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight in Wheel Well

"Exceptionally Lucky" Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight in Wheel Well

FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii survived the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and...

Free Game Tickets in Dodgers New Program

Free Game Tickets in Dodgers New Program

LA-area youths get a Dodgers Stadium experience as the team launches new initiative .