Leimert Park, Gibbon Conservation Center, Underground Shelters, Charles Phoenix | KCET
Leimert Park, Gibbon Conservation Center, Underground Shelters, Charles Phoenix
Season 6, Episode 5:
Leimert Park is a vibrant neighborhood with a rich cultural history and deep roots in the city's African-American community. Nic Cha Kim explores how recent gentrification efforts have transformed the area -- a change that some fear may cause Leimert Park to lose its unique character.
Meet the rarest group of apes in the Western Hemisphere as Nick Hardcastle journeys inside the Gibbon Conservation Center.
Dystopian fears are driving many to spend big money on state-of-the-art underground shelters. Vince Gonzeles examines the booming doomsday business.
Meet humorist, author, and pop-culture performer Charles Phoenix, whose collection of 200,000 Kodachrome slides offers a colorful and hilarious glimpse of American family life in the 1950s and 60s.
Season 7, Episode 26
Terminally ill Californians now have access to lethal prescriptions when pain and suffering become unbearable.
The Jet Propulsion Lab prepares for a mission to one of Jupiter's moons.
A couple who lost their son to cancer help other sick children discover photography.
On any given night, 47,000 men, women, and children live on the streets of Los Angeles – sleeping in tents, cars, on sidewalks, and in emergency shelters. The enormity of the homeless crisis led SoCal Connected to ask the difficult questions: How do we create more affordable housing? Are we willing to pay for critical services such as mental health counseling, medical care, job training, and alcohol/drug rehab programs? With limited resources available, how do we decide who gets helped first? And how do we prevent more people from ending up on the streets every day?