Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories is KQED's showcase for independently produced documentaries about the Golden State.

Our Emmy Award-winning series is committed to bringing audiences original and fascinating stories that reflect the diversity and innovative spirit that has made California a beacon for creativity since its inception.

To watch on TV, check our broadcast schedule.

If you miss an episode, don't despair. You can watch many of our films in their entirety on our YouTube channel.

Be sure to follow us on Facebook to keep up with all of the latest news.


We welcome your submissions! For more information, please visit the Submit page.


Executive Producer
Sue Ellen McCann

Susie Hernandez


Series Producer
Ainè Henderson

Associate Producer

Adriana Galdos

Digital Marketing Specialist
Janelle Hessig

Title Credits and Design
Caroline Hendriks
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

On Air Promotions
Bridget Louie

Christina Reagan

Abby Staeble


Anthony Lee
Amy Standen

TV Operations
Kim McCalla

Peter Borg

John Andrieni
Rick Santangelo
Helen Silvani

Series Music Written and Performed by
Chris Shiflett

Special Thanks
John Lightfoot, CCH
Vincent Cortez
Holly Roach
Nora McCartin

A KQED Production.