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: 2013-08-08T09:33:24-07:00
"It's precautionary," said Carol Underhill, a public information officer, "we don't expect the fire to go into the area."
Post date: 2013-08-08T04:10:27-07:00
As containment increases -- now at 80 percent -- more crews are being sent home. Smoke has been reduced, but will persist throughout the summer.
Post date: 2013-08-07T09:30:37-07:00
When it comes to camping, nothing is more classic than s'mores, cooked over an open fire while surrounded by family and friends.
Post date: 2013-08-07T04:47:26-07:00
The Aspen Fire in Sierra National Forest continues to burn, but its progress has severely slowed, only burning an additional 500 acres in the past day.
Post date: 2013-08-05T10:00:00-07:00
Backpacker magazine's latest issue took a stab at naming the best view each state has to offer, and Channel Islands National Park in Southern California beat out Yosemite, Death Valley, and plenty of other logical spots for their pick. I think it's a g...
Post date: 2013-08-05T05:07:31-07:00
The wildfire was caused by lightning on Monday, July 22 approximately seven miles north of Big Creek, a small Fresno County community in the Sierra Nevadas.