Food Forward:

Cheap meat is actually quite costly, taking its toll on America's health and the environment. The good news is it's now possible to have your steak and eat it, too. Food Forward meets a new breed of ranchers who are leading the red meat revolution by returning to traditional styles of raising cattle. Iowan bison ranchers, Georgian cattlemen and Californian cowgirls all have one thing in common - grass. 

Tonight at 10:00pm


Mixed Blessings Thanksgiving marathon:

As your family gathers around your home this Thanksgiving, and you watch certain cousins fight and you secretly wish some members weren't here, remind yourself it could be worse...

You could be in this family.  

The Mixed Blessings Thanksgiving Day marathon - November 27 from 10:00am to 5:00pm, exclusively on KVCR 24.2 (471 on Verizon FIOS) - the First Nations Experience channel.


Odd Squad:

The Odd Squad is a high-tech agency run by kids equipped with the world's most advanced and unpredictable gadgetry. There are hundreds of kid agents within Odd Squad, but the show focuses on two in particular: 12-year-old veteran Agent Olive and her new rookie partner, Agent Otto.  This new PBS kid's series is designed to teach math to children ages 5 to 8 (But don't tell them that.  They'll have too much fun watching the show).

Special one hour premiere airs Wednesday, November 26 at 7:00am and 1:00pm.  Regular series starts November 27 at 10:00am and 2:30pm.

11/25/2014 11:09 AM | Ken Vincent | KVCR

Most of the imported goods that come into the United States arrive through the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the biggest port complex in North America.  Southern California's coastal ports also handle a significant percentage of the exports that leave the U.S for abroad.  Much of that port cargo is processed for shipping in Inland Empire logistics centers.  John Husing, the Chief Economist for the Inland Empire Economnic Partnership and KVCR weekly contributor begins a series of commentaries on the importance of the Ports of LA and Long Beach to the Inland Empire's economy.

11/25/2014 10:00 AM | Katie Orr | Capitol Public Radio

Governor Jerry Brown has nominated a young, female, African-American federal prosecutor to serve as a Justice on the California Supreme Court.  Capitol Public Radio Network's Katie Orr reports.