• Remembering Gwen Ifill
    BY Heather Toner | November 15, 2016

    All of us at PBS SoCal are deeply saddened by the news that PBS NewsHour co-anchor, Gwen Ifill, passed away yesterday following several months of cancer treatment. She was surrounded ...

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  • 3 Inspiring Documentaries to get you through the Election
    BY Heather Toner | November 7, 2016

    It's been a long, long presidential campaign. And if you've already cast your vote, you may be feeling the need for a break from all the politics and election coverage. ...

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  • 5 PBS ways to spend your extra hour tonight
    BY Heather Toner | November 5, 2016

    Falling back an hour, back into standard time, is perhaps our favorite thing about this time of year, and it's happening tonight! Sure we're going to lose this extra hour ...

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  • Letters to the Next President
    BY Heather Toner | November 1, 2016

    Middle and high school students may not yet be able to vote, but they have a lot to say this election year. A new project, Letters to the Next President ...

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  • Ronald Reagan Welcomes KOCE-TV on the Air
    BY Heather Toner | October 28, 2016

    Ronald Reagan was among the first people to publicly welcome KOCE TV to the airwaves. Here's the then Governor of California, wishing us well on our opening broadcast... https://youtu.be/Lcv5x9ODlEM Explore more of ...

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  • From Building Site to Broadcast Center
    BY Heather Toner | October 28, 2016

    In the spring of 1972 the FCC granted a construction permit to the Coast Community College district. Shortly thereafter, a television transmitter tower was built, and a building on the ...

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  • KOCE’s First Broadcast
    BY Heather Toner | October 27, 2016

    In 1972, KOCE began its broadcast with an episode of Sesame Street. The photo above was taken just before we went on the air. It's pretty incredible that the past ...

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  • Cats and Why We Dig Them
    BY Heather Toner | October 27, 2016

    It's not as simple as you may think. Cats, while certainly a part of our everyday lives (and everyday Youtube viewing,) are among the most feared and revered creatures on ...

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  • Thankful for Anne of Green Gables
    BY Heather Toner | October 26, 2016

    This Thanksgiving, we're serving up something better than stuffing. That's right. What we've got cooking is much more filling than anything you'll find on your Turkey Day spread. On November ...

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  • Teach Boldly  with the PBS Teachers’ Lounge
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    Attention all Teachers, Educators, and PBS Nerds! Looking for a cool spot on the interwebs filled with daily inspiration, ideas, and a way to instantly connect with fellow peers from ...

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