What does it look like when a community is healthy? There’s more to it than eating fruits and vegetables and exercising. Community health is measured in high school graduation rates, economic stability, physical activity, access to health care, and the prevention of injuries, among others.  NorCal Public Media focuses on these different aspects of individual and community health through HEALTH CONNECTIONS. Watch videos, listen to news reports, and view the resource section.

On Television

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    March 23, 2020

    Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

    Monday, April 6 at 9 pm on KRCB, PBS member station. At alarming rates, girls of color experience discriminatory, punitive, and unfair treatment in schools. Take a deep dive into the practices, cultural beliefs, and policies that disrupt one of the most important factors in girls' lives: education.
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    March 22, 2020

    Inside the Tower of London: The Medieval Tower

    Sunday, April 5 at 8 pm on KPJK, independent public television. The first episode of this series focuses on the iconic Yeoman Warders, or Beefeaters, following their daily routine and the appointment of a new Chief Beefeater. Plus, take a look at the tower's origins in the reign of William the…
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    March 20, 2020

    Rick Steves Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala

    Friday, April 3 at 8 pm on KRCB, PBS member station. In the op-ed style documentary Rick Steves Hunger and Hope: Lessons from Ethiopia and Guatemala, travel host Rick Steves' concern with world hunger relief leads him on a rare journey outside of Europe. Rick meets struggling farmers in Ethiopia…
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    March 20, 2020

    Backstage Pass: Mike Mains & The Branches

    Friday, April 3 at 7 pm on KPJK, independent public television. Known for their indie-pop melodies, husband and wife Mike and Shannon Mains headline Mike Mains & The Branches. Their music reflects their love and experiences together as a couple. Their newest album When We Were in Love, released in…
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    March 16, 2020

    A Fine Line: A Woman's Place is in the Kitchen

    Monday, March 30 at 8 pm on KPJK, independent public television. A Fine Line explores why less than 7% of head chefs and restaurant owners are women when traditionally women have always held the central role in the kitchen. Hearing candid insights from world renowned chefs, including Lidia…
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    Mar 16, 2020

    NOVA: Polar Extremes

    Monday, March 30 at 8 pm on KRCB, PBS member station. Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places – beech trees in Antarctica,…
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    Mar 15, 2020

    Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators

    Sunday, March 29 at 9 pm on KPJK, independent public television. A bit down on his luck, private investigator Frank Hathaway takes on ex-hairdresser…
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    Mar 15, 2020

    Great Performances at the Met: Turandot

    Sunday, March 29 at 8 pm on KRCB, PBS member station. Enjoy Puccini's famed final opera with this epic fairytale production set in China from Franco…
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    Mar 09, 2020

    NOVA: Mysteries of Sleep

    Monday, March 23 at 8 pm on KRCB, PBS member station. From fruit flies to whales, virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Why do we need to spend…
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    Mar 09, 2020

    Singular

    Monday, March 23 at 8 pm on KPJK, independent public television. This documentary tells the story of Cécile McLorin Salvant, a talented jazz singer…
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    Mar 07, 2020

    Janet King, Season 1, Episode 1

    Saturday, March 21 at 9 pm on KPJK, independent public television. After returning from maternity leave, Janet King is assigned to prosecute a case…

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