Zach Behrens | KCET
Zach Behrens was KCET's Director of News, Region and State. He worked on digital and on-air news products that related 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: 2011-01-25T02:15:00-08:00
When it comes to the great outdoors, Glendale does not exactly come to one's mind. What some may not realize, however, is that L.A. County's fourth largest city is home to around 5,000 acres of open space.
Post date: 2011-01-24T02:45:34-08:00
From the 1940s, when racially restrictive covenants were legal, to 2000, L.A. has seen major population shifts with African-Americans, Latinos and most recently, Asians.
Post date: 2011-01-21T10:55:28-08:00
It's only in season for one, maybe two more weeks, but if you can get your hands on it, here's a drink worth trying: a margarita made from the juice of a sarawak grapefruit.
Post date: 2011-01-21T09:45:18-08:00
What can California's geologic history teach us? For one, the state has a history of getting pounded by superstorms every few hundred or so years. That's according to a large team of USGS scientists who last week released a report on an extreme weather...
Post date: 2011-01-20T07:25:00-08:00
At 1:10 p.m., the 235-foot tall rocket lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara County to deliver a satellite (for unknown purposes) into orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office.
Post date: 2011-01-20T05:00:00-08:00
Compton in the 80s was actually a pretty typical example of the urban crisis. What was unique, however, was--and still is--its proximity to the entertainment industry.