Zach Behrens | KCET
Zach Behrens was formerly KCET's Director of News, Region and State, working on digital and on-air news products that relate to Southern California and beyond. He was also the Digital Executive Producer for "SoCal Connected."
Behrens previously ran LAist and has held positions at the city of Santa Clarita and California Institute of the Arts, where he earned a degree in music. He has won awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, L.A. Weekly, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. In 2008, he was named—somewhat arbitrarily, but it's fun to say anyway—as the 8th most influential person in Los Angeles by NowPublic.com.
He is currently a member of the Outdoors Writers Association of California and has served as an Associate Member on the Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as well as the CalArts Alumni Board, San Fernando Valley Jaycees, and the Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council.
Post date: 2013-10-02T03:40:02-07:00
"You can go for a hike, but all facilities are closed down," said Captain Mike Mercado, the forest's law enforcement captain.
Post date: 2013-10-01T01:50:17-07:00
If there was any confusion about whether or not the nation's national parks were open for business during the government shutdown, this is a clear answer.
Post date: 2013-09-30T15:30:12-07:00
For one of the nation's most popular parks, it's an especially sobering time.
Post date: 2013-09-30T09:07:34-07:00
The National Park Service is keeping a chipper face, but behind the scenes, it is preparing to close over 400 units across the country.
Post date: 2013-09-20T10:00:00-07:00
It's not even officially fall yet and more reports of fall color peaking in the Eastern Sierra are coming in.
Post date: 2013-09-17T08:15:17-07:00
We checked in on the recent fall color reports and they were spot on. But there's a lot more to come—and fast!