The collection contains files created during the production of the television program “Calfornia Connected," a weekly news
and public affairs magazine that reported on civic issues throughout the state of California. Contents in the production files
include memos, contracts, calendars, and story summaries. The aim of the show was to highlight solutions to problems and to
tell individual stories of people and institutions. The program premiered on April 25, 2002 and ended its run in April 2007
after five seasons. "California Connected" was a joint production between four stations public television stations in California:
KCET, KVIE, KPBS and KQED.
Related materials may be found in the following collection in this repository: "California Connected" Program Masters, CSLA-39.
KCET-TV Channel 28 is an educational independent television station located in Los Angeles, California. KCET first signed
on the air on September 28, 1964 as an affiliate of National Educational Television (NET).
When the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) was established in 1970, KCET became a charter member. The station was Southern
California's flagship PBS member station until December 31, 2010, when it ended its partnership with PBS after 40 years to
become the nation's largest independent public television station. Until moving to new offices in Burbank in 2012, KCET broadcast
from its studios in Hollywood. In addition to its signature news program "Life and Times," KCET produced Huell Howser's "Cailfornia
Gold," "Tavis Smiley," "California Connected," and a number of children's programs including "Storytime."
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