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Episode #203

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 30, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Twelve people, ages 32-88, explain their challenges and triumphs in life. Harry Sneider, age 69, escaped Latvia during W.W. II, became a World record-winning athlete despite a crippling disease, and with his wife, Sarah, age 65, became fitness experts and coaches. Kai, age 32 and Steve Boyer, age 50, married after an internet dating romance and are adjusting to their cultural, religious and racial differences. Karen Delgado, age 40, an immigrant from Peru, helps support her family by sales generated from the Peruvian sweaters she imports. Bob Budish, age 85, discovers a group of widows and widowers who help and be-friend one another as they move forward with their lives.

Episode #202

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 23, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Four people, ages 19-63, relate their life challenges and solutions. Britton Derby, age 58, tells why he traded his career as a stockbroker to be a car parker. Bill Soqui, age 49, serves his community as Fire Chief, and plans to take his teenage daughter with him to help the poor in Nicaragua and to teach her the importance of helping others. At age seven, Vivian Stancil, age 63, raised her siblings, struggled during their traumatic separation, and by age 19 had her own two children and became blind. Vivian next entered college and earned a teaching degree. She overcame her obesity, fear of water, and lost 100 lbs by swimming. Vivian is a Senior Olympic Swimming Champion and recipient of her community's award for her outstanding service.

Episode #201

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Nine people, ages 36-88 relate their philosophy, experiences and how they found happiness as maturing adults. A Barber Shop Quartet enjoys the camaraderie of singing together. June Gurnick, age 88, deals with the loss of her husband and how and why she and her five daughters serve the community. The Torres family lives in a multigenerational home, raises organic crops to sustain themselves, and values their family and William's Purple Heart award.

Episode #113

KQED Life: Sun, Dec 9, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Joan Busick, age 57, who gets a divorce and achieves her life goal of independence when she goes back to school, enters a new profession, and helps other women receive college educations and find careers; Jane Curnutt, age 60, recent widow and former postal employee, goes back to school, earns degrees, and now works on NASA projects; Frank Gorzny, age 89, tells how he raises his great granddaughter, after his grandchildren failed to provide good parenting, and still finds time to ride a motorcycle, and climb trees; Phyllis and Phil Sansone, both age 70, a homemaker and a former successful grocery chain owner, talk about family values and raising their children; Shirley and Merle Harris, ages 75 and 80, talk about her life as a college student in her 60's, his multiple and successful business ventures, and learning to be charitable. Both spend time working to help others and share their wisdom on retirement and future generations.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 9/29 1am-6am: planned KQET/DT25 outage

      (DT25-1 through DT25-3) Late Wed/early Thurs 9/29 1am, the KQET DT25 transmitter will be turned off for maintenance and electrical upgrades. The plan is that the signal should be restored at approximately 6am. Most Over the Air TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter is turned back on. However, a few viewers may […]

    • early Mon 9/26: planned KQEH/DT54 Over the Air outage

      UPDATE: This morning’s maintenance took place at 8:36am, with the signal restored at 8:45am. (DT54-1 through DT54-5) At some point early Monday morning Sept 26th (before 9am), the KQEH transmitter will be turned off for about 10 minutes for maintenance. Because of the short duration, most TVs will automatically restore the signal once the transmitter […]

    • early Tues 9/13: KQEH DT54 (KQED Plus) planned overnight outage

      UPDATE: power was restored at 6:45am Tuesday. Most TVs will restore the channels automatically, but a few viewers may need to do a rescan. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – (DT54-1 through 54-5) late Monday/early Tuesday 9/13 The DT54 Over the Air signal will be […]

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

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