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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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"The Great Thirst" highlights William Mulholland and the creation of modern Los Angeles by illustrating one of engineeri...
04/25/2022
The Great Thirst: William Mulholland

"The Great Thirst" highlights William Mulholland and the creation of modern Los Angeles by illustrating one of engineering’s greatest achievements of the 20th century, and one of its biggest disasters. Watch the documentary on the free PBS app.

The complex history of California through the lens of its relationship with water.

The Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival will be taking place virtually starting today (April 25) until April 29! Joi...
04/25/2022
2022 Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival: Tickets and Information

The Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival will be taking place virtually starting today (April 25) until April 29! Join us for films and discussions inspiring positive change for the planet. Learn more about the films ⬇️

The fourth annual Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival is virtual this year and runs from April 24-29, 2022.

There have been over 34,000 wildfires in California in the last five years. Watch #EarthFocus at 9 p.m. tonight (4/24) t...
04/24/2022

There have been over 34,000 wildfires in California in the last five years. Watch #EarthFocus at 9 p.m. tonight (4/24) to learn about the impact of these fires.

04/23/2022
Earth Focus - For the Love of the Land (Preview)

Examine how climate change has taken a toll on the mental health and well-being of farmers and homesteaders in Northern California, Arizona and Wisconsin. Watch Earth Focus at 9 p.m. Sunday (4/24) on KCET or on the PBS app.

Since 1970, Americans celebrate Earth Day on April 22, and Earth Month in April. KCET invites you to watch a line-up of ...
04/22/2022

Since 1970, Americans celebrate Earth Day on April 22, and Earth Month in April. KCET invites you to watch a line-up of environmental programs that examine the issues our planet is currently facing. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3jaStNK

If your spring plans are taking you to the SoCal desert regions — whether you're catching the last remaining wildflowers...
04/21/2022
9 Desert Oddities to Explore While You're Visiting the Coachella Valley

If your spring plans are taking you to the SoCal desert regions — whether you're catching the last remaining wildflowers or going to Coachella or Stagecoach — here are nine oddities to explore.

Here are nine oddities worth a desert detour for a closer look — because no matter how odd they may seem, your eyes aren't deceiving you!

04/21/2022
The Great Thirst: William Mulholland (Preview)

The history of California can be written in water, but the story is more complicated than the one in history books. Explore how late 19th and early 20th century Angelenos assumed control of the landscape, built the infrastructure to bring water to LA, and in the process laid the groundwork for our current modern metropolis. Watch The Great Thirst at 8 p.m. Sunday (4/24) on KCET.

A law called SB1000 has been key in helping community advocates lobby city officials to incorporate environmental justic...
04/20/2022
Can Environmental Justice Be Baked Into City Planning?

A law called SB1000 has been key in helping community advocates lobby city officials to incorporate environmental justice into land use planning in order to reduce health risks.

On Wednesday, the Santa Ana City Council approved a General Plan Update that addresses lead contamination and other land use issues that disproportionately affect marginalized communities. A law called SB1000 has been key in helping community advocates lobby city officials to incorporate environment...

April is Arts Month! This month, we join Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture in celebrating LA County’s vi...
04/20/2022

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.

This week, we look back at the life and work of Sister Corita Kent who helped make art more accessible to the public. Using the classroom as a tool for a more approachable way to think about art, Sister Corita has inspired and motivated an entire new generation of graphic designers. Watch Artbound's "Corita Kent: The Pop Art Nun” on the PBS app.

Kazuo K. Inouye’s real estate company would go on to help change the racial makeup of homeownership across Southern Cali...
04/18/2022
How a Japanese American-Owned Real Estate Firm Broke up Racist Covenants in Southern California

Kazuo K. Inouye’s real estate company would go on to help change the racial makeup of homeownership across Southern California.

Kazuo K. Inouye of Kashu Realty was a second-generation Japanese American who made it his business to populate racially restricted Los Angeles neighborhoods with Angelenos of color, thus shaping the culture of the city block by block, for generations to come.

The fourth season of #EarthFocus premieres tonight (April 17) with an episode that exposes the socio-environmental deter...
04/17/2022

The fourth season of #EarthFocus 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.

04/16/2022
Earth Focus - We Are Where We Live (Preview)

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 Museu...
04/16/2022

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.

04/15/2022
Lost LA - From Little Tokyo to Crenshaw (Preview)

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.

Want to go on a road trip and need ideas? 🚘 Discover exhilarating drives and learn about cool pit stops here: https://bi...
04/14/2022

Want to go on a road trip and need ideas? 🚘 Discover exhilarating drives and learn about cool pit stops here: https://bit.ly/3uFvu47

04/14/2022
Earth Focus Season 4 Preview

The new season of #EarthFocus 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’...
04/13/2022
Con Safos: The Story of Chicano Music Pioneer Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara

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!

A tribute to Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara, a Chicano music pioneer.

04/12/2022
Lost LA - Dartboard

Author Lion Feuchtwanger's Pacific Palisades home was a gathering spot for artists and intellectuals fleeing Nazi 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.

04/11/2022
Bonnie Boswell Reports - Childhood and Trauma (Part 3 of 3)

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 us...
04/11/2022
8 Amazing SoCal Gas Stations to Soften the Blow of Fuel Prices

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. 🚘

Here are 8 of the best 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.

Join us Monday (4/11) at 8 p.m. to watch Death In Paradise and at 9 p.m. to watch Father Brown. On Death in Paradise: Sa...
04/10/2022

Join us Monday (4/11) at 8 p.m. to watch Death In Paradise and at 9 p.m. to watch Father Brown.

On Death in Paradise: Saint Marie is rocked at Christmas time by a baffling murder, with a dazzling array of guest stars under suspicion.

On Father Brown: Mrs McCarthy gets an unwelcome birthday surprise when her life is threatened by a mysterious avenging angel.

NOTE: We updated the post to reflect the correct air date which is April 11 instead of April 12. We apologize for the mix-up.

Los Angeles served as a sanctuary for European artists and intellectuals fleeing Nazi persecution. Learn their stories o...
04/09/2022

Los Angeles served as a sanctuary for European artists and intellectuals fleeing Nazi persecution. Learn their stories on Lost LA 4/9 at 9 p.m. on KCET.

Examine how "Mustache Mondays," a roving LGBTQ dance party in LA, became a creative incubator for many of today’s contem...
04/08/2022

Examine how "Mustache Mondays," a roving LGBTQ dance party in LA, became a creative incubator for many of today’s contemporary artists. Catch this episode of Artbound at this year's Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival April 11 at 9:30 p.m. Learn more: https://www.outfestfusion.com/schedule

Today is World Health Day and this year’s theme is Our Planet, Our Health. We wanted to bring awareness to these stories...
04/08/2022

Today is World Health Day and this year’s theme is Our Planet, Our Health. We wanted to bring awareness to these stories that look at environmental issues and the impact they have on people’s livelihoods and health.

Click through each image to learn more

04/07/2022
Lost LA - German Exiles (Preview)

During World War II, Los Angeles served as a sanctuary for European artists and intellectuals fleeing Nazi persecution. On the next episode of Lost LA, we explore the archive of a German Jewish author, tour a house famed for its literary salons and visit the Paramount Pictures studio lot, where exiles set the stage creatively for the filmmaking industry. Watch at 9 p.m. Saturday (4/9) on KCET or on the PBS app.

Join us later this month for the fourth annual  Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival!  🌍 🎬 Click through the images t...
04/06/2022

Join us later this month for the fourth annual Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival! 🌍 🎬

Click through the images to learn more about the films virtually screening April 25- 29 and Q&A discussions.

Ticket options include a $45 all-access pass. Individual screenings can also be purchased.

More information here: https://bit.ly/3LNbHWg

Despite the fact that the La Brea Tar Pits became famous for its collection of Ice Age megafauna, it's the tiniest fossi...
04/06/2022
La Brea Tar Pits' Tiniest Fossils Provide a Key to Lost Worlds

Despite the fact that the La Brea Tar Pits became famous for its collection of Ice Age megafauna, it's the tiniest fossils that are offering us the clearest view to what prehistoric SoCal was like.

Despite the popularity of megafauna fossils, it is the tiniest of remains at the La Brea Tar Pits that hold the key to a clearer picture of our prehistoric past.

Since 1970, Americans celebrate Earth Day on April 22, and #EarthMonth in April. KCET invites you to watch a line-up of ...
04/05/2022

Since 1970, Americans celebrate Earth Day on April 22, and #EarthMonth in April. KCET invites you to watch a line-up of environmental programs that examine the issues our planet is currently facing. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3jaStNK

04/05/2022
Lost LA - Fossil Storage

Ever wondered what happens to the fossils found at the La Brea Tar Pits? Here's a peek at the fossil storage area at the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. Watch Lost LA on the free PBS app to learn more.

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The fourth season of #EarthFocus 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.
No tickets for Coachella? Journey with Huell instead!
Want to go on a road trip and need ideas? 🚘 Discover exhilarating drives and learn about cool pit stops here: https://bit.ly/3uFvu47
The new season of #EarthFocus 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. 🚘