• Impacting Early Childhood
    BY Rose Arevelo, CASA of Los Angeles | March 9, 2017

    The importance of family and impacting early childhood early on is what drives Rosa Arevalo, Senior Program Coordinator for CASA of Los Angeles, to keep advocating for children and families ...

  • LA gathers to hear student voices at “I, too, am America”
    BY Christine Zirneklis | March 3, 2017

    An audience of close to 200 packed into WeWork Fine Arts building in Downtown LA for I, too, am America, a student presentation of stories + art, on February 16. ...

  • Submissions Now Open for the California Student Media Festival
    BY Christine Zirneklis | February 10, 2017

    Join us in celebrating student creativity! You're invited to submit media entries to the 51st Annual California Student Media Festival, presented in partnership by PBS SoCal and CUE. Your students create ...

  • Meet SoCal’s Equivalent to Punxsutawney Phil
    BY Heather Toner | February 2, 2017

    Happy Groundhog Day! While we all know the charming story of famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil and his penchant for predicting the weather, here in SoCal, our temperatures don't seem to ...

  • Ready, Set, Write!
    BY Alison Dorff | February 1, 2017

    Ask your class the following question: “If you could write a story about anything, what would you write about?” Brace yourself with sharpened pencils, paper, and crayons because we're certain you'll find ...

  • Black History Month 2017
    BY Heather Toner | February 1, 2017

    Welcome to February! In honor of Black History Month, we've curated a lineup of shows that focus on black history in America and beyond, including programs that highlight the inspiring ...

  • Meet the Spy-Cam Stars of Spy in the Wild!
    BY Heather Toner | January 31, 2017

    Have you ever wanted to travel with a pack of meerkats? Or spend a day with a family of sea otters? Have you ever wondered how wild animals behave when ...

  • #BTS: I, too, am America
    BY Christine Zirneklis | January 24, 2017

    LA Times High School Insider and PBS SoCal’s Student Reporting Labs partnered with Mendez High School and artworxLA to create a body of election-issue student created content around the theme ...

  • Civil War Style
    BY Heather Toner | January 22, 2017

    The new season of Mercy Street starts tonight and part of what makes this drama so compelling is the historical accuracy found in the details of the production. Case in ...

  • From Obstacles to Success
    January 20, 2017

    If you asked Erica about her journey to get to where she is today, she'd tell you that being a former foster youth is her biggest motivation to succeed. In ...