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

Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 at 09:31 PM PST

Retired Officer Helps Children Prepare For Emergencies

Retired Officer Helps Children Prepare For Emergencies

John Reed, also known as Officer Friendly, considers teaching school children to be prepared for emergencies his rightful calling.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019 at 09:52 PM PST

Eye Doctor Helps Change How Millions See the World

Eye Doctor Helps Change How Millions See the World

A ground-breaking ophthalmologist helps revolutionize medicine in her field. Beverly White and Dennis Lahti tell her story on NBC4 News on Feb. 27, 2019.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019 at 09:20 AM PST

Tracks to Success: Metrolink CEO Stephanie Wiggins

Tracks to Success: Metrolink CEO Stephanie Wiggins

In December, Metrolink named Stephanie Wiggins as its CEO in a history making moment for the agency. Toni Guinyard reports for the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Sunday Feb. 17, 2019.

Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 at 11:18 PM PST

The Unfinished Story of LA County's Library Director

The Unfinished Story of LA County's Library Director

LA County's Library Director, Skye Patrick, was recently named the 2019 Librarian of the Year. Her success comes from transforming the libraries of Los Angeles - creating education programs and formatting...

Sunday, Feb 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST

Black History Month: Former Homeless Man Helps Others

Black History Month: Former Homeless Man Helps Others

Rev. Richard Reed founded the agency "First To Serve" 20 years ago. It has helped thousands of men and women each year get off the streets or referred by partner agencies.

Monday, Jan 21, 2019 at 12:08 AM PST

'The Voice' Stylist Gives Haircuts to Camp Fire Evacuees

'The Voice' Stylist Gives Haircuts to Camp Fire Evacuees

Following the destructive wild fires that roared throughout Southern California in November, Jerilynn Stevens, hair stylist on The Voice, decided to give back with free hair cuts to Camp Fire evacuees.

Monday, Jan 14, 2019 at 11:26 AM PST

Physical Breakdown Provides Chance for Emotional Healing

Physical Breakdown Provides Chance for Emotional Healing

Watching Sage Marshall piece together colorful quilts, you see no signs of the devastating stroke that left her paralyzed and unable to speak just a few years ago.

Sunday, Jan 6, 2019 at 09:41 PM PST

Arcadia High School Choir Inspired by Artistic Director

Arcadia High School Choir Inspired by Artistic Director

Along with being the son of late film producer Carlo Ponti Sr. and actress Sophia Loren, Carlo Ponti is the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra. Famous family aside, the world-renowned...

Monday, Dec 31, 2018 at 11:39 AM PST

Caden's Bears Bring Comfort to Children in the Hospital for the Holidays

Caden's Bears Bring Comfort to Children in the Hospital for the Holidays

A teddy bear is often just a toy until it's given meaning, which is exactly what one Southern California 13-year-old is trying to do with each bear he hands out this holiday season.

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 at 11:49 PM PST

Snowball Express Gives Military Kids a Magic Holiday

Snowball Express Gives Military Kids a Magic Holiday

The scene is taking place in a terminal at LAX as part of Snowball Express, a program that offers special experiences to children who have had parents die in military service. Snowball Express is sending...

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Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness
Former Homeless Woman Writes Children's Books That Break Stigma of Homelessness

Angela Sanchez went from poverty to professional, and now, the formerly homeless teenager is writing children's books designed to break down the stigma of homelessness.

Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football
Rams Hold Off Browns 20-13 on Sunday Night Football

The Rams (3-0) remained unbeaten — and perfect against AFC teams in the regular season under coach Sean McVay — by barely holding back the Browns (1-2).

Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home
Tourist Shot and Killed Outside Tarzana Home

A man was shot to death by one of two suspects outside a home in Tarzana, a police sergeant said Sunday.

Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town
Tortoise Returned Home After Wandering Around NorCal Town

The 41-year-old tortoise named Dino ambled away after a storm blew open the latch on its outdoor enclosure in Red Bluff.

At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies
At UN, Trump to Face Questions About Iran, Ukraine, Allies

Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending off questions about whether...

Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins
Dodgers Win, Become First NL Team to 100 Wins

Huyn-Jin Ryu hit a home run and pitched seven solid innings, while Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam, as the Los Angeles Dodgers reached the 100-win mark Sunday with a 7-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies.