Life Connected

Life Connected

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

Monday, May 19, 2014 at 12:30 AM PDT

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

Connection Helps Homeless Vet Turn Life Around

A homeless veteran who became an alcoholic and gambling addict has turned his life around. He’s studying to be an alcohol and drug counselor after getting help. Ted Chen reports for Life Connected on the...

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:35 PM PDT

OC Night Market Opens to Big Crowds

OC Night Market Opens to Big Crowds

The Orange County Fairgrounds was host to the first “OC Night Market” last weekend, a giant food, entertainment, and arts festival.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 12:22 PM PDT

USC Grad Finds Community in Ukulele Playing

USC Grad Finds Community in Ukulele Playing

Jason Arimoto grew up in Hawaii where the ukulele is an inseparable part of the island culture.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 02:38 PM PDT

Tattoo Art Embodies Proud Japanese Tradition

Tattoo Art Embodies Proud Japanese Tradition

The work done at Onizuka Tattoo is painstaking. As one may expect from any form of tattoo procedure, the feeling is painful but the people who endure this say it is worth it for every colorful, square inch.

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 06:58 AM PDT

Life Connected: Life-Saving Friendship

Life Connected: Life-Saving Friendship

Bone marrow donors and recipients meet for the first time. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday May 11, 2014.

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 07:08 AM PDT

Young Man's Struggles Teaches Others

Young Man's Struggles Teaches Others

By the time Evan Tischofer was 18, he had been kicked out of several foster homes and a long rap sheet. That was until a friend of his almost died of a drug overdose in his arms.

Monday, Apr 21, 2014 at 01:42 PM PDT

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Photo Connects Blind Runner With Marathon Guide

Two marathon runners are connected by a picture that almost cost one a chance to participate in the Boston Marathon.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014 at 06:40 AM PDT

Scouting the Future

Scouting the Future

While the Girl Scouts organization is a well known, it doesn t always reach everyone. Enter a group of USC students, who are working to give underserved youth the opportunity to join the organization.

Monday, Apr 7, 2014 at 09:12 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

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 12:02 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,...

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Teen Girl Fatally Shot by Accident: Deputies

Teen Girl Fatally Shot by Accident: Deputies

A 15-year-old boy was booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter Monday after he allegedly shot and killed a 16-year-old girl by accident, authorities said.

Ducks Defeat Jets in Game 3

Ducks Defeat Jets in Game 3

The Anaheim Ducks are making a habit of coming from behind in games, and they did it again on Monday night as Rickard Rakell scored the overtime winner to give his team a 3-0 series lead.

Calif. Officers Pursuing Possibly Stolen BMW at High Speed

Calif. Officers Pursuing Possibly Stolen BMW at High Speed

An officer tried to pull over a reporter stolen vehicle.

Assemblyman Demonstrates Roadside "Drug Breathalyzer"

Assemblyman Demonstrates Roadside "Drug Breathalyzer"

Legislators and advocates gathered Monday to showcase a new tool that will crack down on drugged driving across the state.

William Shatner Wants $30B to Save California

William Shatner Wants $30B to Save California

Actor William Shatner is launching a $30 billion fundraising campaign to aid in California's drought relief efforts.

Officers Takes Device From Onlooker's Hands

Officers Takes Device From Onlooker's Hands

Cellphone video posted on YouTube shows a law enforcement officer grabbing what appears to be a recording device from the hands of an onlooker and kicking it away as officers worked near a home in South Gate.