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SoCal Connected

30 Years with Val Zavala

Season 8 Episode 12

Val Zavala, whose presence has been an integral part of the Southern California media landscape for three decades, is retiring. Her legacy as a news anchor/producer, Latina role model and an award-winning journalist deeply involved in the community she covers will be recognized in a special tribute episode of "SoCal Connected."

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'Who Approved That?,' 'Super Soil,' and 'Oil Activist'

Get a close look at the cutting-edge environmental practices at the idyllic Apricot Farms.
Season 8 Episode 9
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'Who Approved That?' 'Animal Court' 'Energy Saving Family

As new developments pop up all over L.A., many are asking, 'Who approved that?'
Season 8 Episode 8
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'Bail Bonds', 'The Comeback Kids' and 'School of Good Works'

The price of freedom for some in the Los Angeles County Jail system is simply too high.
Season 8 Episode 7
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'Maybe Babies' and 'Patagonia's Workplace Paradise'

Nearly a million frozen embryos are stored in labs across the nation.
Season 8 Episode 6
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'Cycle of Disrepair' and 'Blowing Concerns'

Public street disrepair is costing Los Angeles millions in costly personal injury claims.
Season 8 Episode 5
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27:29
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'Where's Nancy?' and 'The Virus Hunter'

A man's search for his missing wife reveals gaps in the mental health care system.
Season 8 Episode 4
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26:59
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'The Assassin Bugs' and 'Mending Kids'

Southern California's deadly “Assassin Bugs” can be as common as the backyard mosquito.
Season 8 Episode 3
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'Substandard of Living' and 'Back from the Brink'

SoCal Connected's Deepa Dernandes questions Santa Barbara landlord Dario Pini.
Season 8 Episode 2
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'Airbnbs Gone Wild' and 'Military Buds'

SoCal Connected's Nic Cha Kim dives into L.A.'s short term rental challenge.
Season 8 Episode 1
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