Recent Stories
Ride Billy, Ride

Ride Billy, Ride

Billy Savage wins the "How Do You Skate the City" contest with his story on downhill skating and receives a new Santa Monica Airlines board as his prize.
Funds Granted for Leimert Park and Little Tokyo/Arts District Installments

Funds Granted for Leimert Park and Little Tokyo/Arts District Installments

$20,000 will be awarded to Departures, KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project about Los Angeles area communities, to cover Leimert Park in South L.A. and Little To ...
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Mapping the Untold Stories of Highland Park and the Arroyo Seco

Mapping the Untold Stories of Highland Park and the Arroyo Seco

We are researching our next installment featuring the neighborhoods of Highland Park and the Arroyo Seco. We want to hear from you what places in this area are significant to you. ...
Departures Preselected for INPUT, the International Public Television Conference

Departures Preselected for INPUT, the International Public Television Conference

Departures is proud to announce that our Venice, California installment has been preselected to represent the U.S. at INPUT 2011.
Lights, Camera, Chinatown

Lights, Camera, Chinatown

A Chinese-themed Disneyland before Disneyland existed, China City was, literally, a set built at a complex moment in the relationship between Hollywood and the city's Chinese popul ...
Winners of Songs of the L.A. River Project

Winners of Songs of the L.A. River Project

Listen to the winning entries of the Songs of the L.A. River project. The winners will perform with Ozomatli at the L.A. River Day of Servie on Saturday, April 30th.
Los Angeles River - February 15, 2011

Los Angeles River - February 15, 2011

On February 15, we will be launching a revamp of the Departures' LA River installment with many new interviews and slideshows.
2.5-Mile Path Opens Along the L.A. River, and a New Map Launches

2.5-Mile Path Opens Along the L.A. River, and a New Map Launches

Walking, running and cycling along the Los Angeles River got a major boost on Saturday afternoon when city officials, along with KCET Departures (our oral history, interactive docu ...