Program Archives


These programs no longer air on our cable TV channels but they have episodes online that you can view. Click on any program and you’ll be taken to a page with a button for their online episodes.

“Alive and Free” Stories East Palo Alto is a tough town to grow up in. There’s a lot of love and community, but also a lot of gang activity centered around turf and drug sales. A lot of young people have died before their time. Others have wasted many years in prison. In 2009, two…
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Art For Well Beings is a delightful art variety show, visual art, human art, art, art and more art. Judy Gittlesohn hosts. The show is presented with 3 main sections peppered with artistic interludes: About a Painting, A Very Well Being and Paint and Response. You'll see painting demonstrations, artists and more.
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Telling documentary co-produced by the Media Center and the Day Worker Center of Mountain View - looks at the lives and work of undocumented migrants who came to Mountain View, CA to provide for their families. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADTAlokjUjM
An interview show, featuring local people with interesting stories to tell. The producer/host is Gopi Kallayil, who has twice been a semi-finalist at the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking.  
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The Palo Alto Apps Challenge,  part of the 2nd National Day of Civic Hacking, was a competition to help launch awesome civic innovation apps. During the call for entries period we received 74high-quality app ideas. 30% of the entrants were younger than 18.  More info & videos on the event website.  The Grand Finale video was produced by the Media Center's Pro…
A fun and unique TV show for for kids and their parents. We introduce healthy and easy to make foods from all over the world. Watch as we teach international cooking techniques to kids along with you at home!  
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A TV Talk Show dedicated to paranormal subjects such as: UFO Sightings, Alien Encounters, Crop Circles, Pyramids, Ancient Culture, and many other paranormal subjects
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In the Sisterhood explores what is on women's minds and in their hearts with a variety of topics designed to empower women. The show is intriguing, intelligent, engaging, informative, at times irreverent, spiced with some levity, but never boring!  
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Just Picture It is produced monthly featuring interesting new ways of doing things that we've discovered in the Silicon Valley. New science and technology is changing how humans work, live, play and think - so much that sometimes we have to go beyond text and words to describe what is happening. We use drawing, images,…
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Our recent studio class produced a show called "Learning Soup". In this show, our studio student Katherine Cepeda reads from her newly published kid's book  "He was as Big as a House" to a group of elementary school kids. Katherine's childrens' book has ended up in the hands of Michelle Obama, as it teaches kids…
February 25, 2015 Co-sponsored by the Palo Alto Unified School District, City of Palo Alto and Project Safety Net [video_lightbox_youtube video_id="VsEckcTtB48" start="1" width="420" height="315" auto_thumb="1"] Goals: Increase awareness of community resources and efforts by partners to promote well being. Increase awareness of risk and resilience factors. Provide information on what schools/parents/friends/community members can do to…
Local Focus is a series of short (10 minute) videos which profiles an event, person or organization in the Media Center's service area. This series is distributed on our website and on the Media Center TV channels.  
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The Make the Call television show – co-produced by the East Palo Alto Police Dept. and the Media Center – profiles unsolved homicide cases (“cold cases”). It features the friends and families of murder victims and local law enforcement, to humanize the victims, encourage witnesses to get involved, and elicit information that will help solve…
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Michael Uhila Presents has been on the air since 2011. From local music videos of artists, to yoga reporting, acting like actors, artsy stuff, a fashion show, to interviewing former WWE wrestling champion Chyna to dancing.  The aesthetics are valuable and the show goes on with the curiosity of a cat beyond nine lives. It's stupid, crazy-fun and don't…
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Blues master Kenny Neal hosts this half hour series of amazing blues performances with a different guest each week. http://youtu.be/gDzzbv5r6yk
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These parent education programs, in collaboration with community partners, are designed to provide parenting tools to address the social, emotional, and physical health of our youth, and provide opportunities for parents and students to share experiences and information.  
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"PPJC Presents" is produced by Peninsula Peace and Justice Center, the local area's leading grassroots activist organization. The series features videos from PPJC's extensive speaker series, with well-known speakers such as Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky, and Robert Fisk.  
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Peninsulators Improv features online shows from the improv troupe The Peninsulators. We make up short scenes, songs, and long-form stories on the spot, based on suggestions from our online audience. Our shows are webcast live at cityofif.com/improv.
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Pushpanjali is a TV program that telecasts excerpts of Yuva Bharati Dance Concerts held in theaters in SF Bay Area. The program includes classical Indian dance forms such as Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathak, Mohiniattam and Kathakali. These dance forms have evolved in various regions of India taking common base from 2000 year old treatise on…
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Jean Ramaciotti hosts this monthly half hour show with guests discussing many forms of spirituality.  
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Terrain Vague is a show filled with variety, led by two brothers who force their guests to sit through their bickering. Filled with regular goofy bits and whatever other content the crew can scrape together.
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"The Next Step: Showcasing the art, music, literature, spirituality and politics of the evolving new consciousness" The Next Step is hosted by Daniel Kottke, and features an hour-long panel discussion on a topic of the day.  
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Local theater productions are invited into the Media Center Studios to perform excerpts of upcoming and current productions. Theaters and production companies are profiled using in-studio interviews, and externally shot segments provide insights into the behind-the-scene processes that make a local production come to life.  
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Join Dr. David Kamnitzer and host Christine Healy as they help us access our ability to THRIVE instead of merely survive in today's challenging reality.  
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