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

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 11:58 PM PDT

OC Meningitis Survivor Connects With Strangers Online

OC Meningitis Survivor Connects With Strangers Online

Kaitlyn Dobrow, a meningitis survivor from Orange County, connects with strangers online through her YouTube channel.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 at 06:17 PM PDT

Project Innovation Launched to Expand Tech Programs

Project Innovation Launched to Expand Tech Programs

Project Innovation gives six local non-profit organizations $225,000 to support and expand innovative technology programs. One of those groups provides IT teaming and certification for veterans. Michael Brownlee...

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 04:24 PM PDT

Dog Injured in Acid Attack Now Helps Heal Other Burn Victims

Dog Injured in Acid Attack Now Helps Heal Other Burn Victims

Fergus, a golden retriever who was found with burns along his back in 2015, now works as a therapy dog to help other burn patients.

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 at 11:49 PM PDT

Upland Man Sews Handmade Bags for People in Need

Upland Man Sews Handmade Bags for People in Need

An Upland man turns prints of paisley, plaid, and patterns into purses and pencil cases for people in need.

Sunday, Apr 1, 2018 at 11:54 PM PDT

Parents Carry on Son's Legacy by Supporting LA Youth Artists

Parents Carry on Son's Legacy by Supporting LA Youth Artists

A grieving family from Lincoln Heights carries on their son's legacy through the EmBrase Foundation, a nonprofit that supports arts education for underserved youth in Los Angeles.

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 at 11:39 PM PDT

High School Students Train Guide Dogs for the Blind

High School Students Train Guide Dogs for the Blind

Students at Don Lugo High School in Chino raise and train guide dogs for the blind.

Sunday, Mar 18, 2018 at 11:41 PM PDT

Senior Citizens Prepare Meals for Homeless in Glendora

Senior Citizens Prepare Meals for Homeless in Glendora

At Glendora Gardens Senior Living Complex, a group of grandmothers use their culinary skills to feed people experiencing homelessness twice a week with food donated from Vons.

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 at 11:48 PM PDT

A Former Stockbroker's Search for a Meaningful Life

A Former Stockbroker's Search for a Meaningful Life

A former stockbroker gave up the 9 to 5 grind and set off on the adventure of a lifetime searching for kindness and connection in a troubled world.

Sunday, Mar 4, 2018 at 11:55 PM PST

Teacher Combines Music and Math in Educational Program

Teacher Combines Music and Math in Educational Program

A local teacher is thinking outside of the "boom box," using music to fight classroom boredom.

Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 at 11:56 PM PST

African-American Leads Tournament of Roses for First Time

African-American Leads Tournament of Roses for First Time

For the first time in history, an African-American man is in charge of The Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game.

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