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Sons of a Gun (Episode #805H)

KQED Plus: Thu, May 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Lance, Craig and Ubaldo live with schizophrenia. They also live with Larry, their alcoholic caregiver/"dad". And even though none of them is related by blood, they've lived together as a family for 20 years. This documentary follows this unique family as they get evicted, move into a cramped motel room, joke around, and scramble to find a new home before self-destructing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 31, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Firestorm (Episode #602Z)

KQED 9: Sun, May 19, 2013 -- 6:00 PM

Every minute in the US, an ambulance gets turned away from an emergency room because hospitals are simply too full. In Los Angeles, where the wait time in some ERs is as long as 48 hours, the entire 911 system is being dragged down in ways that are alarming. This documentary reveals the shocking reality of LAFD's Station 65 - where paramedics run themselves ragged because 911 has become the speed dial for a collapsing health care system. And sometimes the consequences are deadly. By Julie Winokur.

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      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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