• 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. ...

  • Why I Advocate
    November 21, 2016

    Athena is among the 38% of foster youth in California who are reunited with their birth parents. She is also among the small percentage of foster youth who are reunited ...

  • Foster Youth Need CASAs
    November 20, 2016

    Maegan Mattock is a Senior Program Coordinator for CASA of Los Angeles who trains CASA volunteers to advocate for children in the Los Angeles foster care system. CASA volunteers develop ...

  • 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. ...

  • Why I Fostered On My Own – Nefertiti’s Story
    November 7, 2016

    In 2006, I began the process as a single woman, clear that my desire was to offer an African-American boy a permanent, loving home. I knew that African American boys ...

  • 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 ...