A Watchful Eye on Farm Families' Health | KCET
A Watchful Eye on Farm Families' Health
The Salinas Valley is one of California's largest and best-known regions for farming, with a rich agricultural history that was immortalized in John Steinbeck's novella "Of Mice and Men."
It's appropriate then, that Salinas is the focus of the CHAMACOS Study led by UC Berkeley professor Brenda Eskenazi. The study investigates the long term health of children living in a community where exposure to pesticides and other environmental chemicals is inevitable.
Mark Bittman interviews Eskenazi to find out more about the work of CHAMACOS and how she and her colleagues are working to make agricultural communities across the globe safer for children and families.
California's wildfires are more severe and deadlier than ever before. Debates are raging as to what to do, who will pay for billions of dollars in damage and what can be done to lessen the destruction as California adjusts to its new normal.KCET Original
At John Marshall High School, students sat around the auditorium during the first day of the teacher's strike. Outside the school’s walls, the rain didn’t stop teachers from striking for better classroom conditions and resources for their students.KCET Original
Los Angeles educators are on strike, leaving elementary, middle and high schools without formal instruction until further notice.KCET Original
This episode explores how two Ohlone chefs Louis Trevino and Vincent Medina are revitalizing Ohlone language, food practices and adapting them for a modernist palate.KCET Original
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Deep in the Amazon, George is determined to retrace Theodore Roosevelt’s legendary expedition and witness first-hand how deforestation and climate change are affecting one of the earth’s most critical ecosystems.
The episode explores one of the last remnants of the Wild West -- the historic park Bodie.
Embark on a journey to the most dangerous spot on the California coast and find out why it is called "Devil's Jaw"; and visit the jewel of the California missions: La Purisima Mission in Lompoc, now a state historic park.
When Phryne's Aunt Prudence opens her home to a psychiatrist and natural healer to conduct his sanatorium for 'hysterical' women, Phryne takes on more than she bargained for.