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: 2011-02-10T08:00:00-08:00
Compton was once known for its sugar beets, cauliflower, and pumpkins. Albeit vastly different today, the city's agricultural neighborhood Richland Farms gives a glimpse of the past tradition of growing food. One good example is the community garden fo...
Post date: 2011-02-07T10:46:41-08:00
From Tennessee Walkers to Andalusians, Mexican charros to corner horse races, Richland Farms in Compton is a horse community,
Post date: 2011-02-03T08:30:14-08:00
California's system of 270 state parks is once again facing budget trouble. This time the threat of park closures could be real--and permanent.
Post date: 2011-02-01T11:20:22-08:00
Jocie Reynaga and her family moved to Compton's agricultural neighborhood about ten years ago. "My mom can live like how she lived in Mexico and how I grew up," she said of Richland Farms, where she calls her property "Pueblos Unidos" of the family Rey...
Post date: 2011-01-28T10:20:22-08:00
Once a policeman in Compton and now the Mayor, Eric J. Perrodin has seen the city and its agricultural neighborhood through many changes.
Post date: 2011-01-28T02:45:34-08:00
LAX officials this week announced that the endangered El Segundo Blue Butterfly population has increased 30% over the previous year. Those number, however, might be bloated.