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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 9th season, Socal Connected is the winner of nearly every major local and national journalism award, including a George Foster, Peabody, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia silver batons, and 27 regional Emmy awards. "SoCal Connected" airs Tuesday nights at 8 p.m.

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Under the Influence

Influencers - they are powerful, persuasive, and they are everywhere. Marketers use them to reach you, to form what you buy, how you live, and what you do. You may not know it, but you may be living under the influence.

  • 2018-12-18T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-22T04:30:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-23T11:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-08T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-08T17:02:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-09T21:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-13T11:00:00-08:00
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People vs. Kiera Newsome

One woman strives to prove her innocence from behind bars, while a team of pro-bono lawyers and students fight the odds to get her out.

  • 2018-12-25T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-26T21:00:00-08:00
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  • 2018-12-30T11:00:00-08:00
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Heat

How hot will your neighborhood get? "SoCal Connected" looks at the ground-level effects of climate change on southern California.

  • 2019-01-01T12:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-03T13:00:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-05T04:30:00-08:00
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  • 2019-01-06T11:00:00-08:00
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The New Normal

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: year-around fire.

  • 2019-01-15T12:00:00-08:00
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