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KCET/Community Television of Southern California signed on at 11:15 am on September 28, 1964 as an affiliate of National Educational Television, which would later become the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Assigned to Channel 28 on the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) spectrum, from the very beginning KCET sought to live up to the promise of its call letters, which offered a new standard for Community Educational Television.

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Dootone Records, later known as Dooto Records, began on a front porch in Watts and grew to become one of the largest Bla...
02/05/2023
Before Motown: L.A.'s Black-Owned Soul Music Empire

Dootone Records, later known as Dooto Records, began on a front porch in Watts and grew to become one of the largest Black-owned record labels in the country. Learn more about the record label and its owner, Dootsie Williams, a trailblazing Black music executive and entrepreneur.

During the 1950s and 1960s, Los Angeles had its own Motown records — Dootone Records. The label's owner, Dootsie Williams, was a trailblazing Black music executive and entrepreneur who not only left an impact on the music industry, but also in his community.

Looking for something to stream this weekend? Here are some recommendations, which are available on the PBS app. 🔹 Explo...
02/05/2023

Looking for something to stream this weekend? Here are some recommendations, which are available on the PBS app.

🔹 Explore the lasting impact of the Shindana Toy Company which changed the American doll industry on Lost LA’s "Shindana Toy Company - Changing the American Doll Industry."

🔹 On "La Otra Mirada," Roberta tries to go to Teresa for help.

🔹 Learn about London's new railroad, the Elizabeth Line, on NOVA’s "London Super Tunnel."

A look at when Huell learned about the history of jacaranda trees in California. Are there jacaranda trees in your neigh...
02/03/2023
Huell Is Awed by the Beauty of Jacaranda Trees

A look at when Huell learned about the history of jacaranda trees in California. Are there jacaranda trees in your neighborhood?

Huell learns about the history of jacarandas in California, with the help of his friends from the Braille Institute.

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks, who was honored by the ACLU, and 'Hill Street Blues' star Michael Warren who served as...
02/02/2023

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks, who was honored by the ACLU, and 'Hill Street Blues' star Michael Warren who served as emcee at the dinner at the Ambassador Hotel in 1984.

Image: Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library

This Black History Month meet a group of people in Watts developing a community farm, explore the impact of Hip-Hop and ...
02/02/2023

This Black History Month meet a group of people in Watts developing a community farm, explore the impact of Hip-Hop and learn about the organizations and networks created by and for Black people. Click through each image to learn more.

No matter the season, here are six suggestions for experiencing meteor showers  in Southern California's night skies.
02/01/2023
How to See the Most Stunning Meteor Showers in SoCal

No matter the season, here are six suggestions for experiencing meteor showers in Southern California's night skies.

From early January to late December, Southern California is filled with star-studded shows — in the sky! Here are a few tips to get the most out of the experience.

Join us tomorrow (Jan. 31 ) at 9 p.m. to watch "Astrid" and at 10 p.m. to watch "La Otra Mirada."🔹 On “Astrid,” Astrid i...
01/31/2023

Join us tomorrow (Jan. 31 ) at 9 p.m. to watch "Astrid" and at 10 p.m. to watch "La Otra Mirada."

🔹 On “Astrid,” Astrid investigates a crime at a history museum.

🔹 On “La Otra Mirada,” Roberta tries to go to Teresa for help. Students propose that the Academy's street name be changed to that of a woman.

American Masters: Roberta Flack follows the music icon from a piano lounge through her rise to stardom. Watch on the PBS...
01/29/2023
Roberta Flack

American Masters: Roberta Flack follows the music icon from a piano lounge through her rise to stardom. Watch on the PBS app.

Discover music icon Roberta Flack's rise to stardom and triumphs over racism and sexism.

01/27/2023
10 Days in Watts Preview

As the Watts community prepares for the opening of MudTown Farms, follow the Watkins family, as well as students, farmers, and community leaders committed to healing past social injustices. Watch “10 Days in Watts” Feb. 12 at 8:00 p.m. on KCET and the PBS app.

Owner of a Burbank car lot examines the damage to a car after a large sign fell due to wind in 1956. Image: Photo Collec...
01/27/2023

Owner of a Burbank car lot examines the damage to a car after a large sign fell due to wind in 1956.

Image: Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library

A look at when Huell explored the Getty Villa in Malibu.
01/26/2023
Huell Visits the Getty Villa in Malibu

A look at when Huell explored the Getty Villa in Malibu.

In 1945, J. Paul Getty acquired his Malibu retreat which now includes a Romanesque gallery full of priceless art.

On "La Otra Mirada," the Academy prepares for a visit from Manuela's cousin. Meanwhile, Roberta tries to get closer to T...
01/25/2023
Your History

On "La Otra Mirada," the Academy prepares for a visit from Manuela's cousin. Meanwhile, Roberta tries to get closer to Teresa and Carmen continues to pass information about the Academy to the Peraltas. Watch on the PBS app.

A famous actor and director come to the school to teach a class on film making.

Join us tomorrow (Jan 24) at 9 p.m. to watch "Astrid" and at 10 p.m. to watch "La Otra Mirada."
01/24/2023

Join us tomorrow (Jan 24) at 9 p.m. to watch "Astrid" and at 10 p.m. to watch "La Otra Mirada."

01/24/2023

Our hearts go out to the Monterey Park community and the devastated families affected by this shooting. PBS NewsHour spoke with Judy Chu who represents Monterey Park in Congress.

01/21/2023
Hold Up, How Did Hip-Hop Become A Trailblazer in VR? | Hip-Hop and the Metaverse

Hosted by writer, producer, and professor of media arts and culture Dr. Taj Frazier, Hip-Hop and the Metaverse explores how hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs are changing the game and remixing technology. Watch the first episode of the new digital series that PBS SoCal | KCET made in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios.

This year, the Lunar New Year falls on Sunday, January 22, which is the start of the Year of the Rabbit. Here's a look a...
01/21/2023
Welcome the Coming of Spring With These Lunar New Year Celebrations

This year, the Lunar New Year falls on Sunday, January 22, which is the start of the Year of the Rabbit. Here's a look at some celebrations happening around Southern California.

Whether you’re ready to take on a new year of a rooster, monkey, horse, goat, or dragon, take the time to explore this unofficial start of spring at these five great repositories of Chinese (and Buddhist) culture, food, spiritualism, and afterlife.

Today is National Popcorn Day!🍿 In this image taken by Herman J. Schultheis, a  popcorn vendor poses next to his cart in...
01/20/2023

Today is National Popcorn Day!🍿 In this image taken by Herman J. Schultheis, a popcorn vendor poses next to his cart in Hancock Park.

Image: Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library

Teresa moves to a little house in Seville and gives Carmen, the new administrator, her room. Carmen’s first attempt at t...
01/19/2023
What I Expect from Myself

Teresa moves to a little house in Seville and gives Carmen, the new administrator, her room. Carmen’s first attempt at trimming the budget does not go over well with the students. Watch "La Otra Mirada" on the PBS app.

Due to budget cuts, the school has turned off some services. A strike is underway.

It's been 29 years since the Northridge Earthquake! (Photo via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library)
01/18/2023

It's been 29 years since the Northridge Earthquake! (Photo via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library)

It's been 29 years since the Northridge Earthquake! Where were you that day? (Photo via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library)

Looking for something to watch? Here are a few recommendations ⬇️When a lawyer collapses in a courtroom, Raphaelle and A...
01/17/2023

Looking for something to watch? Here are a few recommendations ⬇️

When a lawyer collapses in a courtroom, Raphaelle and Astrid start an investigation which leads them to a house filled with supernatural phenomena. Watch Astrid Jan. 17 at 9 p.m.

On “La Otra Mirada” Teresa moves to a little house in Seville and gives Carmen, the new administrator, her room. Carmen's first attempt at trimming the budget does not go over well with the students. Watch Jan. 17 at 10 p.m.

River and Ira continue to follow the leads resulting from Stevie's earlier personal investigations. Watch River Jan. 19 at 9 p.m.

The Stone of Hope: Moving the Dream Forward documents the first decade of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the Nat...
01/16/2023
The Stone of Hope: Moving the Dream Forward

The Stone of Hope: Moving the Dream Forward documents the first decade of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Watch on the PBS app.

The 10 year anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington D.C.

Here are seven places where you can feast your eyes upon some of the oddest and most entrancing remains of L.A.'s wackie...
01/15/2023
7 Weird Buildings Still Serving ‘California Crazy’

Here are seven places where you can feast your eyes upon some of the oddest and most entrancing remains of L.A.'s wackiest roadside architecture.

Whether you'd like to whet your whistle inside a whiskey barrel or fill your belly inside a bowl, here are seven places where you can feast your eyes upon some of the oddest and most entrancing remains of L.A.'s wackiest roadside architecture.

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors takes you inside the biggest movies of the past year through candid conversations with ...
01/15/2023

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors takes you inside the biggest movies of the past year through candid conversations with today's hottest actors. Watch the NEW season on the PBS app.

Newport Beach Film Festival HONORS celebrates outstanding achievement in film and television. Watch on the PBS app.
01/13/2023
23rd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival HONORS

Newport Beach Film Festival HONORS celebrates outstanding achievement in film and television. Watch on the PBS app.

Celebrating outstanding achievement in film and television.

01/13/2023
Hold Up, How Did Hip-Hop Become A Trailblazer in VR? | Hip-Hop and the Metaverse

Hosted by writer, producer, and professor of media arts and culture Dr. Taj Frazier, Hip-Hop and the Metaverse explores how hip-hop artists and entrepreneurs are changing the game and remixing technology. Watch the first episode of the new digital series that PBS SoCal | KCET made in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios.

Skiers at Snow Valley Mountain Resort in Running Springs, California in 1961 ❄ Via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public...
01/12/2023

Skiers at Snow Valley Mountain Resort in Running Springs, California in 1961 ❄

Via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library

Newport Beach Film Festival HONORS celebrates outstanding achievement in film and television. Watch Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m....
01/10/2023

Newport Beach Film Festival HONORS celebrates outstanding achievement in film and television. Watch Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. on KCET and Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. on PBS SoCal. The Newport Beach Film Festival

Looking for something to watch this week? Here are some recommendations ⬇️🔹 Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby - Jan....
01/10/2023

Looking for something to watch this week? Here are some recommendations ⬇️

🔹 Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby - Jan. 10 at 8 p.m.

🔹 Astrid - Jan. 10 at 9 p.m.

🔹 La Otra Mirada - Jan 10 at 10:30 p.m.

🔹 River Jan. 12 at 9 p.m.

Booster optimism, unregulated stock speculation, a culture of civic corruption, the power of new advertising media and t...
01/09/2023
The Julian Pete Scandal: The Multi-Million Dollar Oil Swindle that Rocked 1920s Los Angeles

Booster optimism, unregulated stock speculation, a culture of civic corruption, the power of new advertising media and the cunning of stock promoters fed the Julian Pete swindle — a scandal that defrauded tens of thousands of investors of over $150 million.

Booster optimism, unregulated stock speculation, a culture of civic corruption, the power of new advertising media and the cunning of stock promoters fed the Julian Pete swindle — a scandal that defrauded tens of thousands of investors of over $150 million.

On “The Good Road,” hosts Earl Bridges and Craig Martin visit Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to learn about the role...
01/07/2023

On “The Good Road,” hosts Earl Bridges and Craig Martin visit Cape Canaveral Space Force Station to learn about the role of the newly created Space Force. Watch Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. on KCET.

Exciting news for fans of La Otra Mirada! Season 2 is coming to KCET Tuesday, January 10 🎉
01/06/2023

Exciting news for fans of La Otra Mirada! Season 2 is coming to KCET Tuesday, January 10 🎉

People walking in the rain in downtown Los Angeles in 1938 .☔️Via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library
01/06/2023

People walking in the rain in downtown Los Angeles in 1938 .☔️

Via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library

In the show “Astrid,” Astrid Nielsen, an autistic woman with a brilliant mind, works in the judicial police’s library an...
01/05/2023

In the show “Astrid,” Astrid Nielsen, an autistic woman with a brilliant mind, works in the judicial police’s library and helps the district commander solve the most complex cases. Watch Tuesdays, starting Jan. 10 at 9 p.m. on KCET.

On "Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby” Giles Coren and Monica Galetti visit incredible hotels around the world. Watc...
01/04/2023

On "Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby” Giles Coren and Monica Galetti visit incredible hotels around the world. Watch Tuesdays, starting Jan. 10, at 8 p.m. on KCET.

River investigates Stevie's relationship with a worker at a kebab shop and has concerns about his perception of her priv...
01/03/2023

River investigates Stevie's relationship with a worker at a kebab shop and has concerns about his perception of her private life. Watch "River" Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. on KCET.

Just in time for the new year, here's a year-end "best of" roundup of SoCal Wanderer's top adventures from 2022 — from L...
01/01/2023
Year In Review: Top 10 SoCal Adventures in 2022

Just in time for the new year, here's a year-end "best of" roundup of SoCal Wanderer's top adventures from 2022 — from L.A. to the Inland Empire, High Desert, San Diego and beyond.

Just in time for the new year, here's a year-end "best of" roundup of SoCal Wanderer's top adventures from 2022 -- from L.A. to the Inland Empire, High Desert, San Diego and beyond.

New Year celebration at the Hollywood Canteen. Via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library
12/31/2022

New Year celebration at the Hollywood Canteen. Via Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library

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The fourth season of premieres tonight (April 17) with an episode that exposes the socio-environmental determinants of health. Watch at 9 p.m. on KCET or on the PBS app.
Through the stories of the patients and doctors of AltaMed Health Services, Earth Focus exposes the socio-environmental determinants of health in the city of South Gate, California. Watch at 9 p.m. Sunday (4/17) on KCET or on the PBS app.
In the season finale of Lost LA, walk through Little Tokyo, explore the archives at the Japanese American National Museum, share a meal at historic Tak’s Cafe and much more. Watch at 9 p.m. tonight (4/16) on KCET or on the PBS app.
Japanese Americans returning from World War II incarceration camps rebuilt their community in LA’s Crenshaw area. In the season finale of Lost LA, walk through Little Tokyo, explore the archives at the Japanese American National Museum, share a meal at historic Tak’s Cafe and much more. Watch at 9 p.m. Saturday (4/16) on KCET or on the PBS app.
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The new season of examines the social and environmental determinants of health. Learn about the fight for clean air, how your zip code can affect your health, and the emotional toll of climate change. Watch at 9 p.m. Sunday (4/17) on KCET or on the PBS app.
April is Arts Month!🎨 🎶 This month, we join Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture in celebrating LA County’s vibrant creative ecosystem. Throughout the month we'll be sharing stories of arts and artists in LA.

To kick things off, check out this episode of Artbound that looks at the life and work of Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara, a pioneer of Chicano rock 'n' roll. Watch for free on the PBS app!
Talented composers fleeing Na**sm made a new home for themselves in the United States and, in the process, helped create the vibrant sounds and the emotional pull of such Hollywood movies as "Casablanca," "Sabrina" and many more.
Author Lion Feuchtwanger's Pacific Palisades home was a gathering spot for artists and intellectuals fleeing N**i persecution. But they didn't just talk about film and music. This item at the USC Archives might be a clue as to how they spent some of their time at Villa Aurora. Watch Lost LA on the free PBS app to learn more.
Childhood trauma is treatable, especially when there is early intervention. Bonnie and Dr. Denese Shervington discuss the importance of the Adverse Childhood Experiences program (ACEs) to reduce or redirect the impact of childhood trauma.
Here are 8 SoCal gas stations for bringing some magnificence to the mundane — whether you're on your daily commute or using up your savings to reach a farther flung locale. 🚘
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