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

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:18 PM PST

Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Borderline, Fire Victims

Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Borderline, Fire Victims

A community organized an “epic lemonade stand” to raise money to help victims of all the tragedies that have occurred in the last few days. Kids, mostly from schools all around Thousand Oaks came together and...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 05:08 PM PDT

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Share Your Life Connected Story

Welcome to Life Connected. our new series chronicling the many ways in which people and communities across Southern California come together to inspire and support one another.

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 10:48 AM PST

Life Connected: Girl Combats Bullying by 'Flexin' in Her Complexion'

Life Connected: Girl Combats Bullying by 'Flexin' in Her Complexion'

Twelve-year-old Kheris Rogers was always haunted by hurtful words and bullies at her school, but it took four words of her own to heal herself -- "Flexin’ in my complexion" -- a skin-love message that's now...

Monday, Oct 29, 2018 at 12:34 AM PDT

Facing Amputation, Surfer Finds Comfort in Shared Experience

Facing Amputation, Surfer Finds Comfort in Shared Experience

Losing a limb can be incredibly difficult, not just physically, but emotionally. This will not be an easy transition for John Hacker, but he has the support from Randy Alltizer who had his two legs amputated in...

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:34 PM PDT

'Ballet in a Box' Brings Dance Into Students' Lives

'Ballet in a Box' Brings Dance Into Students' Lives

Two South Bay ballet instructors sought to change that by bringing the opportunity to perform, and a first glimpse of ballet, to kids who may never have had the chance to be exposed to it. Everything they...

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Coroner Identifies Man Shot Dead in East Los Angeles
Coroner Identifies Man Shot Dead in East Los Angeles

Coroner's officials have released the name of a 30-year-old man killed in a shooting in East Los Angeles, which was also connected with a car chase that led to Downey, where five suspects were arrested.

San Juan Capistrano Man and A Turkish National Indicted
San Juan Capistrano Man and A Turkish National Indicted

An indictment unsealed in Washington, D.C., Monday charges a San Juan Capistrano man and a Turkish national, who were associates of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, with various federal crimes,...

ICYMI: California Regulators Drop Plan to Tax Text Messaging
ICYMI: California Regulators Drop Plan to Tax Text Messaging

California regulators have canceled a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones.

Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom
Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom

Twice as many high school students used nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes this year compared with last year, an unprecedented jump in a large annual survey of teen smoking, drinking and drug use. It was the...

Disputed LA School Mural Defended by Prominent Artist
Disputed LA School Mural Defended by Prominent Artist

A prominent artist will insist that one of his murals be removed from a Los Angeles school if officials follow through on plans to cover up another artist's mural that some activists find offensive.

Police Warn of Email Scam Targeting Netflix Users
Police Warn of Email Scam Targeting Netflix Users

A hoax email targeting Netflix users is a scam designed to get users to turn over personal information to hackers, police are warning. The email looks like a legitimate message from Netflix, and claims the user...