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4 to Watch: Remains on Hillside Bring an End to Mystery of Woman's 2016 Disappearance

Take a look at four stories to watch Wednesday on NBCLA.com, including a major development in the mystery of a missing woman who vanished two years ago while visiting a Los Angeles Museum.

Two Years After She Vanished at a Museum, Woman's Remains Are Found

Nancy Paulikas disappeared in October 2016 during a visit with her husband to the LA County Museum of Art. Two years later, remains found on a hillside in Sherman Oaks were identified as those of the Manhattan Beach woman. Click here to read about the search and a program it inspired to help others protect family members.

Nancy Paulikas, who had early-onset Alzheimer's disease, was 55 years old when wandered away from her husband at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Video broadcast Thursday Dec. 27, 2018 on Today in LA.

LeBron James is the AP's Male Athlete of the Year for a Third Time

The past year did not bring a championship, scoring title or MVP award, but 2018 might have been the best yet for LeBron James. Here's why.

What's Good for the Goose: A Little Compassion

A goose poisoned by pills it found in a park returns to the wild after a reunion with its rescuer, a self-described ainmal lover who was overjoyed to see the bird stride confidently away after its recovery and release. Click here to see the video. 

One of two Canada geese poisoned by pills was released Wednesday. Ted Chen reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Dec. 25, 2018.

Homeless Encampment Stretches About 1.5 Miles in San Fernando Valley

It was an email to NBC4 that led us to a homeless encampment some residents feel rivals Skid Row itself. An encampment near the Sepulveda Basin sits along a riverbank. It extends from just south of Burbank Boulevard and north of the 101 Freeway, and from the 405 Freeway to Havyenhurst Avenue. NewsChopper4 provided the view from above

Homeless encampment stretches over a mile in Lake Balboa. John Cádiz Klemack reports for NBC4 News at 6 p.m on Dec. 26, 2018.
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