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Mendocino County, California - Skunk Trains, Goats and Drive-thru Trees (#504H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

All aboard! Hop on as Colleen, her daughter, and niece head to beautiful Mendocino County, California, where they ride the historic skunk train through the stunning Redwood Forests and even drive through an actual tree. During their stay, Colleen and her family also learn the importance of environmental protection at the Solar Living Center, take an adventurous canoe ride on the Big River, and even meet some friendly and adorable goats at the Pennyroyal Farm.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 19, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Grand Canyon, Arizona - Beauty in the Canyons (#505H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

There's hardly a sight more majestic than the Grand Canyon. Colleen and her family head to this incredible natural wonder, where they explore the canyon, marvel at the amazing views, and take in all the breathtaking sights and sounds the Grand Canyon has to offer. While in northern Arizona, they also pay a visit to Bearizona to learn about the wildlife and meet some friendly otters, and take a real Wild West train ride on the Grand Canyon Railway.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Sep 26, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Orange County, California - Buena Park (#506H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Colleen, her daughter and niece head west to sunny Orange County for a road trip in Southern California. Here in Buena Park, they explore Knott's Berry Farm and their water park Soak City. After all that adventure, it's time to check out Porto's, one of the most popular bakeries in the area. The girls also make (and take a shot at eating) the biggest ice cream sundae at Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour, literally bounce off the walls at Big Air Trampoline Park, and get "captured" by some friendly pirates at Pirate's Dinner Adventure. If you thought you knew Orange County, think again.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 3, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Orange County, California - Irvine & Dana Point (#507H) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

Colleen, her daughter and niece continue their Orange County road trip in Irvine and Dana Point. In Irvine, they try their hand at electric bikes at Pedego and explore Irvine's International Dining Destination, Diamond Jamboree. They round out their trip in Dana Point, with a visit to the Ocean Institute to learn about ocean conservation and marine life, and finish their day with a whale and dolphin watching excursion they'll never forget.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 10, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Best Food - Coast to Coast Cuisine (#508H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From chocolate in Switzerland to freshly caught fish in Florida, Family Travel has explored food all over the world and the U.S. In this special compilation episode, Colleen takes a look back at some of the most unique, amazing, and delicious foods and restaurants she has explored over the course of the show. Viewers revisits the delicious, deep fried delicacies of the Texas State Fair, head back to the Apple Barn and Cider Mill for some sweet treats, and visit the home of the original chimichanga in Tucson. Sit back, grab a snack, and get ready for this special, mouth-watering episode of Family Travel!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 17, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Clearwater, Florida - City by the Sea (#509H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From baseball games to marine life rehabilitation, Clearwater is the hot spot for your next Florida getaway. Colleen and her daughters take in a minor league baseball game, catch and cook their own food straight from the ocean, learn about the importance of the rescue and rehabilitation of marine life, and check out all the amazing things that can be built with sand. This perfect beach-side vacation will have viewers longing for the sea.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 24, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me

Best of - Another Year of Travel (#510H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From Florida to California, Colleen and her family have traveled far and wide across the country in the past year. Now, she wants to share with you her favorite things to do and places to visit in season five. She takes you back to her Native American cultural experience in Chickasaw Country, reminisces about her time on the dude ranch in Tucson, takes a look at their ocean experiences on the east coast and the west, and marvels at their breathtaking trip to the Grand Canyon. Here's to another year of travel!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 31, 2019 -- 9:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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

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