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Solar and Dependence on the Electric Grid

Do you have solar panels installed on the roof of your home?

Rooftop solar panels are becoming easier to install and more affordable than ever, providing a growing number of homeowners with cost-effective renewable energy. But big utilities have been accused of slowing the rooftop movement down.

Derrick Shore interviews solar panel companies, residents, and utility company execs to find out more about the effectiveness and misconceptions behind solar panels.

Featuring Interviews With:

  • Morgan Page, DJ/solar power homeowner
  • Mark Irwin, Southern California Edison
  • Sheila Bowers, solar advocate
  • Helen Butac, solar power homeowner
  • Jim Cahill, solar city

 

 

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Fire Station 9

Take a rare behind-the-scenes look inside the busiest fire station in the country, where firefighters act as both primary care providers and emergency responders for the nearly 5,000 people living on Skid Row.

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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.

The following changes were made to the original episode:
Students featured in the #decisionday section were replaced with new photos.

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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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