• 4 Quick and Easy Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes
    BY Stacy Shaffer | November 21, 2016

    It doesn’t always feel like autumn in SoCal, but the rich, warming aroma of roasted turkey, pumpkin pie and all our favorite Thanksgiving foods certainly helps fill the void. ...

  • Getting to the Nutcracker with a Sugarplum Fairy…
    BY Heather Toner | November 19, 2016

    Getting to the Nutcracker is a behind the scenes look at what it takes to produce The Nutcracker Ballet, from auditions to the final performance, right here in Los Angeles ...

  • Soundbreaking SoCal’s Favorite Albums
    BY Heather Toner | November 18, 2016

    Every night this week, we've been treated to episodes of Soundbreaking - the new eight-part documentary on the art of music recording that gives unprecedented access to some of the ...

  • Throwback KOCE Station Sign-On
    BY Heather Toner | November 17, 2016

    For today's history post, we thought we'd share one of our past station sign-on logos. This was often used in between programs as station identification, as well as proceeding ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...