Chiquita Landfill Dump

QUAKE! Vintage 1933

The 1933 Long Beach earthquake was the most deadly temblor in California history. Its 15 seconds of shaking caused 120 deaths.  The shaking started at 5:54 p.m. on Friday, March 10th. This clip is an edited version of

fascinating vintage footage by cinematographer Guy D. Haselton courtesy of Prelinger Archives.  His film reveals major damage at schools, churches and homes. It also captures life in the 30s and shows how people rallied to help each other and normalize life after the 6.4 shaker. Today scientists know that the Newport-Inglewood fault is part of a longer offshore fault system that could deliver a 7.0 earthquake to the region.

Watch all 17+ minutes of Haselton's footage here.

Upcoming Airdates

Environmental Justice

Exploring environmental justice with a dive into lead-contaminated communities; the effects of the Chiquita Canyon Landfill; and an interview with an African-American environmental leader.

 

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Balancing Act

In this episode, "Joshua Tree National Park" -- Are we loving our parks to death? The popularity of Joshua Tree area is bringing stress and damage to this beautiful park. "Frozen Garden" -- Can endangered plants be saved by freezing them? Can they survive super cold temperatures? Scientists at Huntington Gardens are hopeful. "Eco-Village Living" -- Can you live in harmony with nature in the middle of the city? A communal village in the middle of Koreatown has stood the test of time.

Source Image:  Alan Eng, some rights reserved

  • 2017-08-01T13:00:00-07:00
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On The Cutting Edge

A look into cutting-edge environmental practices at a farm where soil is king; a visit to an incubator for green business entrepreneurs; and a hopeful discussion with a climate scientist.

  • 2017-08-08T13:00:00-07:00
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Can L.A. County End Homelessness?

L.A. County voters approved a sales tax hike to fund services for the homeless. Can homelessness be solved? How will the money be spent? What are the real solutions to this crisis?

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