Val Zavala | KCET
Val Zavala was anchor and executive producer of "SoCal Connected" until her retirement in 2018. Since joining KCET in 1987 she has won 15 L.A. Emmy awards. She has covered major issues in southern California politics, education, government, demographics, healthcare, environment, economy, and arts and culture. She has been honored for her community service by numerous organizations including the California Chicano News Media Association, and Hispanic Americans for Fairness in Media among others. She was a John S. Knight Journalism fellow at Stanford University in 1993. She received her M.A. in journalism from American University and her B.A. in Latin American Studies from Yale University.
Post date: 2017-07-25T20:18:11-07:00
The Exide Batter Plant in Vernon, Calif. shut down in 2015 after years of contaminating neighboring communities. Residents and state regulators weigh in on the price of cleanup.
Post date: 2017-07-25T20:15:01-07:00
What inspired Nikki Silvestri to become an environmental leader? Silvestri talks about environmental justice, the changing face of environmental leadership and whether she sees hope for the future.
Post date: 2017-07-18T19:21:46-07:00
Val Zavala looks at cutting-edge environmental practices where soil is king. She also looks at how taking care of our soil can help to combat climate change. Focusing on the future by digging deeper into what’s under our feet.
Post date: 2017-05-30T11:30:40-07:00
Imagine a huge warehouse that holds not just one, but 53 other state-of-the-art kitchens? [scald=78282:sdl_editor_representation]
Post date: 2017-03-28T11:03:51-07:00
California’s new Aid-in-dying law will take effect on June 9, 2016.
Post date: 2017-03-20T12:21:25-07:00
Debunking some commonly held beliefs about homelessness