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L.A.'s Johnny Appleseed, Young Pilot's Mentor, Meatless Monday Crusader, Tiny House Artist

Season 7, Episode 32

Profiles of four African-American Angelenos who are effecting change in their communities including Brent Green, LA's Johnny Appleseed, who is helping transform the tree-scarce streets of LA into tree-lined avenues. Additional profiles include Robin Petgrave, a pilot inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen who teaches children in Compton to fly planes, as well as nine-year-old advocate for “Meatless Mondays” Genesis Butler,  and an artist, Dominique Moody, whose tiny house is both a work of art and a place to live. 
 

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'Cycle of Disrepair' and 'Blowing Concerns'

Los Angeles has some of the worst streets in America and the degradation and disrepair is costing the city millions in costly personal injury claims. What's being done to fix L.A.'s roadways and stop the costly litigation?

Socal Connected investigates Motorized outdoor equipment like leaf blowers and lawnmowers will soon surpass cars as California's top pollutant. In a joint investigation with FairWarning, Socal Connected looks at the politics and pollution behind leafblowers.

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'The Assassin Bugs' and 'Channel Islands'

They’re tiny, weaponized, and carry a potentially deadly payload. They’re called “Assassin Bugs” and they can be as common as the backyard mosquito or as exotic as the so-called “kissing bug"--and they're here in Southern California, spreading some of the deadliest - and neglected- diseases in the world.

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'Where's Nancy?' and 'The Virus Hunter'

A man's search for his missing wife who suffers from early onset Alzheimers reveals gaps in the system meant to locate and care for the mentally impaired in California. "SoCal Connected" documents the journey to answer, where's Nancy?

She's called the unstoppable woman. Meet one of the world's top virus hunters, who travels to the most remote parts of the planet to identify and stop pandemics.

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SoCal Connected

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SoCal Connected

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