• 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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  • 5 Signs that Peg of Peg + Cat is a Hipster
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    We adore all of our PBS Kids programming of course, but lately, let the record show, we've been particularly taken with Peg + Cat. Peg + Cat, created by Billy Aronson and Jennifer Oxley follows ...

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  • Nature Cat Inspired Composter
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    One of our favorite PBS Kids stars, Nature Cat, is a house cat with no real instincts for the great outdoors, yet that doesn't deter this passionate and curious feline ...

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  • Being There: How Attendance Affects Pre-K Benefits
    BY Heather Toner | October 17, 2016

    The early childhood field is committed to increasing access to high quality early learning experiences. But the work doesn't stop at enrollment –we need to ensure children are consistently attending ...

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  • Student Reporting Labs Squad Grows to 3!
    BY Heather Toner | October 11, 2016

    Ever wish your high school journalism classroom could be transformed into a newsroom with support from a professional media mentor and the opportunity to be featured on PBS Newshour? Enter PBS ...

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