Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 09:50 PM PDT

Connecting Through Composting

Connecting Through Composting

At-risk kids in Santa Ana take discarded waste and use it to grow plants and vegetables and take away valuable life lessons. Conan Nolan reports for this "Life Connected" segment on the NBC4 News at 11 p.m....

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 05:31 AM PDT

Journey of Hardship

Journey of Hardship

Hardships often forge the closest bonds, so when a local woman faced cancer, her battle led her to reach out to another woman, whose entire life had been a struggle. Together, through their difficulties, they...

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 02:32 PM PDT

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

Chess Helps Bring Community Together at LA Coffee Shop

The game of chess is about tactics, strategy and sacrifice. But outside one Los Angeles coffee shop, it connects communities and people from all walks of life. Mekahlo Medina reports for the NBC4 News at 11...

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 at 08:20 PM PDT

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Rugby Offers South LA Teens Unique Opportunity

Thanks to a passionate former athlete-turned-coach, a group of teenagers in South Central Los Angeles are getting a leg up in life from a non-traditional sport: rugby. Beverly White reports for the NBC4 News at...

Monday, Feb 24, 2014 at 05:19 AM PST

Theater Vets Make Way for Next Generation

Theater Vets Make Way for Next Generation

On stages across Los Angeles, stories are told and lessons are learned. Two theater veterans have connected to tell stories of the African-American experience while also mentoring the next generation of actors...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:27 PM PST

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Camp Skyhook

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Camp Skyhook

Legendary NBA basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has turned his passion from the court to connecting kids to higher education. NBC4's Kim Baldonado visits Kareem at the much sought-after Camp Skyhook. For...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST

Life Connected: Architect Paul Williams, Library Saved

Life Connected: Architect Paul Williams, Library Saved

Pioneering African American architect, Paul Williams, designed over 3,000 commercial and residential properties in Southern California and around the world. He learned to draw upside down for those who did not...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 08:30 PM PST

Life Connected: LA Firefighters Museum and John Outterbridge

Life Connected: LA Firefighters Museum and John Outterbridge

It's the 100th anniversary of the "LA Fire Station 30", the first all black firehouse in Los Angeles. NBC4's Mekahlo Medina talks to the museaum's president about the racism the fire fighters experienced. And...

Monday, Feb 17, 2014 at 07:17 AM PST

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Life Connected: Helping Human Trafficking Victims

Two women from Simi Valley are forever connected by their call to help children who are victims of human trafficking. Kathy Vara reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014.

Monday, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:43 AM PST

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

Life Connected: Community Saves Library

An innovative idea inspired by the memory of a long-time educator helps save a San Bernardino library. Jacob Rascon reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 9, 2014.

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Man Dies After Being Gunned Down at Pasadena Park

Man Dies After Being Gunned Down at Pasadena Park

A man died after being gunned down at a Pasadena park late Tuesday.

GoDaddy Pulls Controversial Super Bowl Ad

GoDaddy Pulls Controversial Super Bowl Ad

GoDaddy announced Tuesday that it would not air an ad slated to run during the Super Bowl after an early preview on the “Today Show” spawned a wave of criticism on social media.

24 People Displaced, One Injured by Fire in El Monte

24 People Displaced, One Injured by Fire in El Monte

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.

Families Worry Over Black Tap Water

Families Worry Over Black Tap Water

Families in a Southern California neighborhood worried by black and foul-smelling water pouring from their faucets, toilets and showers say their water company is not doing enough to fix the problem.

Crossing Guard Struck, Killed by Car

Crossing Guard Struck, Killed by Car

Residents of a Monterey Park neighborhood mourned the loss of a beloved school crossing guard who was struck and killed by a car Tuesday.

Driver Crashes His New Lamborghini Into Telephone Pole

Driver Crashes His New Lamborghini Into Telephone Pole

A driver crashed his new $400,000 Lamborghini R-GT into a telephone pole in Los Angeles early Wednesday.