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Monday, Dec 3, 2018 at 01:22 AM PST

Breast Cancer Survivor is 'Breast Friend Forever' for Others

Breast Cancer Survivor is 'Breast Friend Forever' for Others

For Evelyn Calip, a registered nurse, breast cancer has turned into the best thing that could have ever happened to her because she has been able to meet and help other people.

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 12:01 AM PST

Life Connected: SoCal Community Pulls Closer in Trying Times

Life Connected: SoCal Community Pulls Closer in Trying Times

In trying times, the Southern California community has come together to help out. Jonathan Gonzalez reports for NBC4 News at 11 p.m. on Nov. 25, 2018.

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...

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...

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 at 09:31 AM PDT

Parties Show Kids on Skid Row They're 'Worthy of Love'

Parties Show Kids on Skid Row They're 'Worthy of Love'

It's the last Thursday of the month and the rooftop on Skid Row's Union Rescue Mission is transformed. A dance floor and a DJ set the celebratory tone. There's even a unicorn standing by. It's another party...

Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 at 10:45 PM PDT

Connecting Chicano History and Homosexuality: 'Gaytino'

Connecting Chicano History and Homosexuality: 'Gaytino'

For years, Dan Guerrero hid his own identity, but he now calls himself a “Gaytino,” and at 78 years-old, he wants to share his life with others.

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018 at 10:35 PM PDT

Yuca's Tacos Builds Big Legacy in Los Feliz

Yuca's Tacos Builds Big Legacy in Los Feliz

They say a way to someone's heart is through their stomach. That couldn't be truer for a tiny taco shack in Los Feliz known for their award-winning Yucatan-style burritos. But it's something else that keep...

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 at 07:52 PM PDT

Yolanda's Art: Making the World a Better Place

Yolanda's Art: Making the World a Better Place

For Yolanda Gonzalez, creating art is especially personal while painting portraits.

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6-Year-Old Dies, Toddler Injured After Fiery Stevenson Car Crash
6-Year-Old Dies, Toddler Injured After Fiery Stevenson Car Crash

A 6-year-old girl died and a 2-year-old girl was critically hurt after a woman crashed into a power pole and and took off running, leaving the two children behind, Monday in the Stevenson Ranch area, the...

Mexican Mafia 'Secretaries' Sentenced to Federal Prison
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Restraining Order Granted Hours Before Family Shot: Records
Restraining Order Granted Hours Before Family Shot: Records

Less than 24 hours before a man shot his estranged wife and four children in their Paradise Hills homes on Saturday, a San Diego judge approved a restraining order commanding him to stay away from the family,...