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Episode #207

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Four people, ages 14-76, share their new adventures. Gino Roncelli, age 75, son of immigrants of modest means, works to become a multi-millionaire. Aerospace engineer Dick Knapp, age 76, now helps children learn to build and fly model airplanes. "Tommy," a child with super capabilities, talks about Dick's help. Joyce Johns, age 75, "gives back" to society by volunteering at a shelter for the homeless.

Episode #206

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Ten people, ages 12-74, are featured including: "Harpo," the clown, who communicates only through pantomime but is able to share his life values and goals to enrich the lives of others. Nettie E. White, age 68, and Eric Sensiba, age 67, discuss their experiences of mentoring children in the "Big Brothers, Big Sisters" programs, while Ahidaly and Michael, tell about the importance of the friendships with their mentors. The "Quilters" express their joy in making and donating quilts to the needy. Sue Priest, age 55, a veteran, who chairs the "Healing Field" in honor of fallen soldiers, expresses her patriotism.

Episode #205

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

Four people, ages 33-75, share their life goals and challenges. Elizabeth Stephenson, age 75, thrice married former model and actress, now strives to achieve inner beauty and now, is an artist, who has founded an art school for children in Africa. Maricela Montenegro, age 33, a single mother of two children, struggles and succeeds in conquering cultural bias and working as a taxi driver to provide monetary support for her family. Jim Crandall, age 61 and a former "hippie," has recovered from drug abuse, and has now achieved the happiness as the Chief Operations Officer at a small town newspaper. Joyce Oldenburg, age 75, has found her happiness volunteering in a soup kitchen for the homeless.

Episode #204

KQED Life: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 12:00 PM

One person, George Schlatter, age 77, has changed the face of television history with his innovative, and balanced social commentary about life in the '60's, including the Emmy Award-winning series "Laugh-In." George humorously explains his commitment to his upbringing in an artistic and creative family that shaped his future as a pioneer in television, his core Midwestern values that shaped his life, and his views on retirement.

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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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