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Episode #212

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Four people, ages 52-71, talk about dealing with the challenges in their lives. Shane Barrow, a 52 year old homosexual, describes the pain of losing his life partner, bias against the homosexual community, and moving forward with his life. Lori Palmer, age 58 and Jay Rubin, age 60, took an early retirement when their teaching jobs disappeared during a budget cut, and are now adjusting to living in a new community, retirement and financial planning for their future. Shirley Morton, age 71 a child of war-torn Europe, overcomes the horrors of World War II, gratefully moves to the United States and becomes a waitress to support her son. She is proud of her performance on the job and her values in life, and shares her views with the audience.

Episode #109

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview 80 year old Roy Daniels, widower and father of three adopted children, loves to play softball with his teammates; the softball team (from ages 50 - 88) share their views on camaraderie and playing with a team; Don Staub, age 73, Herman Mack, age 76, Marshall Stone, age 70, softball players, explain the importance of their teammates in their lives; Sheila Zacker, age 57, a single mom, talks about her life with adopted daughter, Julia, and how they live with very little income. Julia, age 14, discusses being an adopted child; Bill Marx, age 71, adopted son of "Harpo" and Susan Marx, talks about living with famous parents and what he will do with the rest of his life; Luther Symons, age 46, and Van Wyatt, age 59, HIV positive and HIV negative, devote their lives to one another and find new ways to deal with the challenges of homosexual partners.

Episode #108

KQED Life: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Joel Cohen, age 58, retiree, who becomes bored, spends too much money and saves too little, decides to began a new career. Learn how he achieves success; Kathy Lewis, age 47, describes the despair of being unable to bear a child, and the joys of the child they adopt. Meet Hee Sook Yang and Chon Kyu Yang, ages 60 and 64, immigrants from Korea who become successful and maintain their family values and hard-work ethic in America; their two children describe their adjustment to two cultures. Viola Golden, age 79, a former teacher, and recent amputee, has every insurance except in-home health care that becomes necessary, shares her struggle to resolve financial problems.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 ? 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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