Girl in foreground stretching, with teammates stretching behind her | Still from "Born to Run", SoCal Connected

"SoCal Connected" is KCET’s weekly award-winning news documentary series, presenting a mix of investigative reporting and richly textured narratives in a thoughtful and compelling way. Now in its 10th season, "Socal Connected" is the winner of nearly every major local and national journalism award, including a Walter Cronkite Award, a George Foster Peabody Award, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia silver batons, and 27 regional Emmy awards. "SoCal Connected" airs Tuesday nights at 8 p.m on KCET and 7 p.m. on PBS SoCal.

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Born to Run

The Los Angeles Jets youth track and field club is one of the oldest and most established running teams in California. It was founded in South Los Angeles in 1973 by then West Vernon Elementary school teacher Ron Moore.  Five years later James Robertson and Booker Woods joined as coaches and the team became one of the largest co-ed running groups in the city.

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Access Denied

An investigation reveals how the state and many cities have let developers get away for decades with not paying their fair share when they replace affordable lodging with luxury hotels up and down California’s coast.

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Under Pressure

Parents are willing to spend thousands to get the competitive edge in the college admissions process, but at what cost? Socal Connected takes a revealing look at the high stakes world of the for-profit education consultant business.

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Cannabis Country

State and local regulators are overwhelmed and outgunned when it comes to closing down California’s poisonous pot pipeline.

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