Issues


Talking with Henrietta

Henrietta Burroughs - February 14, 2016

Henrietta Burroughs, a local journalist, hosts this twice-a-month public affairs program, frequently focused on local, state and national issues. Her latest show is called Dealing with a Hidden Civil Rights Issue. Below is a photo of the show’s participants. In this photo, seated left to right: Karyn McElroy, Dennis Parker, show host Henrietta J. Burroughs, Read More…

Veterans Helping Veterans

Elliot Margolies - September 17, 2013

Veterans Helping Veterans TV is a 2013 WAVE Award winner for the best in community media.  We present guests who work on behalf of veterans and provide effective, genuine outreach.  We encourage veterans to join a veteran service organization and to become involved in community service.   Some of the topics we have presented are Read More…

Palo Alto PTA Parent Education

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These parent education programs, in collaboration with community partners, are designed to provide parenting tools to address the social, emotional, and physical health of our youth, and provide opportunities for parents and students to share experiences and information.  

The Next Step

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“The Next Step: Showcasing the art, music, literature, spirituality and politics of the evolving new consciousness” The Next Step is hosted by Daniel Kottke, and features an hour-long panel discussion on a topic of the day.  

Local Focus

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Local Focus is a series of short (10 minute) videos which profiles an event, person or organization in the Media Center’s service area. This series is distributed on our website and on the Media Center TV channels.  

In The Sisterhood

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In the Sisterhood explores what is on women’s minds and in their hearts with a variety of topics designed to empower women. The show is intriguing, intelligent, engaging, informative, at times irreverent, spiced with some levity, but never boring!  

Change Makers

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An interview show, featuring local people with interesting stories to tell. The producer/host is Gopi Kallayil, who has twice been a semi-finalist at the Toastmasters International World Championship of Public Speaking.  

Alive and Free Youth Media

Elliot Margolies - September 13, 2013

“Alive and Free” Stories East Palo Alto is a tough town to grow up in. There’s a lot of love and community, but also a lot of gang activity centered around turf and drug sales. A lot of young people have died before their time. Others have wasted many years in prison. In 2009, two Read More…

Borderless Dreams

Elliot Margolies - November 5, 2010

Telling documentary co-produced by the Media Center and the Day Worker Center of Mountain View – looks at the lives and work of undocumented migrants who came to Mountain View, CA to provide for their families.