Elson Trinidad | KCET
Born and raised in Los Angeles (watching KCET since toddler-age), Elson Trinidad has been a KCET contributor since 2012, covering Asian/Pacific Islander communities and local environmental issues, and in 2014 wrote and curated KCET's 50th Anniversary
section. He is also an accomplished singer/musician, community activist, historian, and nonprofit professional.
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On March 25, 1966, KCET aired the nationwide televised debut of Zubin Mehta and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
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On August 11, 1965, a drunk driving arrest touched off a public skirmish involving local residents and law enforcement, eventually erupting into six days of rioting on the streets of the Los Angeles community of Watts.
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In April 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art opened its new, dedicated complex along the Miracle Mile on Wilshire Boulevard, as the largest art museum in the west.
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On the week of January 20-28, 1965, KCET formally dedicated the station with special programs and events to focus on the purposes and goals of the station and launch the formal start of KCET's membership and fundraising drives.
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At 11:15 a.m. on Monday, September 28, 1964, KCET, on the UHF frequency channel 28, first signed on the air at L.A.'s ninth television station.
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On September 27, 1964, the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the first phase of L.A. County's new Music Center complex, was dedicated as the new home of the L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra.