Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, Dec 8, 2014 at 12:20 AM PST

Corona Coffee Shop "Restores" Needy With Jobs

Corona Coffee Shop "Restores" Needy With Jobs

A Corona coffee shop is helping struggling individuals get back on their feet by employing them. John Cádiz Klemack Life Connected report aired on the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 12:05 AM PST

Life Connected: Buy a Bracelet, Save a Life

Life Connected: Buy a Bracelet, Save a Life

A California woman knew she was in for adventure when she traveled with a friend to Tanzania, East Africa. They were there to film a documentary, but a deadly disease almost took her life.

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:10 AM PST

Teen With Autism Plans to Cook Meal for Volunteers

Teen With Autism Plans to Cook Meal for Volunteers

A teen with autism and a cooking show is planning on using his skills in the kitchen to make a meal for Habitat for Humanity volunteers. Vikki Vargas reports from Cypress in his week’s Life Connected, which...

Monday, Nov 17, 2014 at 06:45 AM PST

Foster Children Paired With Heroes

Foster Children Paired With Heroes

November is adoption month, and San Bernardino County family services is trying something new for the more than 200 children in desperate need of a forever home. The children are matched with local community...

Monday, Nov 10, 2014 at 12:22 AM PST

Students Learn About Life, History at Retirement Home

Students Learn About Life, History at Retirement Home

Students are learning about life and history by visiting seniors at a nearby retirement home once per month. Vikki Vargas reports from San Marcos for this week’s Life Connected, as see on the NBC4 News at 11 on...

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 at 11:54 PM PST

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parents Pitch In to Clean School

Parent volunteers are taking it upon themselves to clean up their childrens' school after budget cuts have led to sub par cleanliness in Los Feliz. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m.

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

Non-Profit Honors Hotshot Firefighter Killed in Arizona Wildfire

The grieving mother of a hotshot firefighter who was killed while battling an Arizona wildfire last year heals her pain by spurring positive social change through a foundation honoring her fallen son's legacy.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014 at 12:09 AM PDT

My Job Chart Helps Kids Stay Productive

My Job Chart Helps Kids Stay Productive

A family is spend quality time together and giving back to the community at the same time. Michelle Valles reports in this week’s Life Connected for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014 at 12:00 AM PDT

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Animal Reading Program Helps Boosts Children's Self-Confidence

Bark is an all-volunteer program that encourages children to increase their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to therapy dogs. Students find reading in front of classmates intimidating,...

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...

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Two Arrested After Fontana Auto Shop Raid

Two Arrested After Fontana Auto Shop Raid

Loaded guns, cash, marijuana and nitrous oxide tanks were seized Friday night in a raid on a Fontana auto repair shop.

Vin Scully to Return to the Booth in 2016

Vin Scully to Return to the Booth in 2016

In a prepared video segment put on the jumbotrons at Dodger Stadium on Friday night, Magic Johnson and Jimmy Kimmel announced that Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to call Dodgers games in 2016.

Caltrans Officials Pull Out of Golf Tournament After Audit

Caltrans Officials Pull Out of Golf Tournament After Audit

Three high-ranking Caltrans executives said Friday they will pull out of a charity golf tournament scheduled for next week in Orange County, just a day after a state audit found a Caltrans engineer had...

Is Cellphone Insurance Worth the Price?

Is Cellphone Insurance Worth the Price?

That moment when you see your precious cellphone or tablet fall to ground is enough to make anyone stress out — especially if it ends in a shattered screen. In that worst-case scenario, can cellphone insurance...

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

Texas Sheriff's Deputy Gunned Down at Gas Station

A Texas Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot from behind Friday night, while pumping gas into his police vehicle at a Houston-area Chevron station, police said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office identified...

Body Found in Car After Canyon Road Crash

Body Found in Car After Canyon Road Crash

The body of a man was found inside a vehicle that crashed Thursday night about 250 feet down the side of Malibu Canyon Road.