Midpeninsula Community Media Center


YVC Visits White House, Meets President and First Lady – YVC Reporting from Washington – The Inauguration Blog Day 5

Anish Blon - January 22, 2013

Our scheduled penultimate day in DC turned out not to be our penultimate day!  Today turned out to be our penultimate day… we missed our plane… but thank goodness Southwest came through for us… they thought it was a o k once we told them we got held up at the White House!  You won’t Read More…

Press Release: Youth Video Corps to Attend Inauguration!

Anish Blon - January 15, 2013

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Tuesday, January 15, 2013 Youth Video Corps to Attend Inauguration! In recognition of their production of two videos about Palo Alto infrastructure on behalf of the City of Palo Alto, the five high school members of the 2012 Palo Alto Mayor’s Youth Video Corps will attend Inauguration in Washington, DC Read More…

Family Odysseys Project Underway

Anish Blon - September 5, 2012

The Media Center received a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to develop a multi-media project that celebrates our family stories of coming to the U.S. We are tentatively calling it the “Family Odyssey Project”, but we are open to better names if you leave us a suggestion. The goal of this project is Read More…

Local Heroes Screenings

Anish Blon - March 12, 2012

It’s the sixth annual Local Heroes Week at the Media Center! The public is invited! During the week of March 18, 2012, we will honor the winners of our Local Heroes Awards. We kick off the event with a reception and free, public screening of highlights of the interviews with the Heroes at the Media Read More…

WORLD AIDS DAY SPECIAL – Thursday December 1- Channel 28 – 7 pm

Anish Blon - December 1, 2011

Producer Johanna Gereke hosts an inspiring television special tonight Thursday December 1 at 7 o’clock to highlight World AIDS Day.  The half hour program:  The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children in Africa features a discussion about the impact of HIV/AIDS on the lives of children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Studio guests Amber Stime, Founder and Executive Director of Read More…

Election Videos

Anish Blon - November 10, 2011

How did you make your voting decisions? Did you use any of the videos linked on our Elections Page? If so, how helpful were they relative to other resources you used such as mailers or news articles? We’d love to know. We were pleased with the number of folks who viewed the videos online. We Read More…

SRI Looks at our Energy Future

Anish Blon - October 7, 2011

One of the biggest problems facing the world today is how to find enough energy to power our ever expanding industrial economy in a way that’s affordable, sustainable and environmentally clean. One of the leaders in clean energy research is SRI International, former known as the Stanford Research Institute, and today one of the top Read More…

Buster Calms Frazzled Nerves

Anish Blon - August 19, 2011

The upcoming edition of “In the Sisterhood” features a guest who did not say a word and actually fell asleep during the taping. “Buster,” manages to entertain viewers even while snoring away. He is a very laid back, canine pug who works by day at the Palo Alto dental practice of Lori Doran. Dr. Doran Read More…

Media Center Gets a Grant for Greenlight Festival

Anish Blon - May 4, 2011

Annie Folger and Elliot Margolies pose with San Jose Councilman, Sam Liccardo, for hordes of papparazzi. The Greenlight Environmental Film Festival is about to get bigger and better than ever before, thanks to a San Jose Community Energy Champions Grant. The Media Center was one of 18 groups in Santa Clara County who received a Read More…

2010 Accomplishments Aplenty

Anish Blon - April 6, 2011

We decided to enter the national Hometown Video Festival in the “Overall Excellence” category. The award, from the Alliance for Community Media, goes to the media center that exemplified the best practices in the previous year and served their community best. We have to answer three questions in 250 words (each) or less, which is Read More…