In trying to make themselves into another KCET (with possibly the same long-term prospects), Orange County’s PBS SoCal public TV channel is abandoning its viewers and the ties it long-developed here when it was the lonely OC-focused, Huntington Beach-based KOCE, UHF Channel 50. Per the union-funded Voice of OC via the OC Business Journal: Local PBS Cancels ‘Real Orange,’ OC’s Main TV News Show at year-end.
Once monthly, KOCE’s (PBS SoCal) Real Orange new program runs a good panel discussion between two local liberals and two conservatives.
In this You Tube video (7:42) from Wednesday, Chris Mears, Mark Petracca, Rick Reiff and Michael Capaldi discuss Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach’s potential run for California Governor in 2014.
Watch The Grand Jury, Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Medi-Cal on PBS. See more from KOCE.
The video above is from the KOCE TV program Real Orange. This episode features “The Grand Jury, Supervisor Janet Nguyen and Medi-Cal.” The host is Ann Pulice, with guests, Mark Petracca, Chris Mears, Rick Reiff and Michael Capaldi, discussing Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen’s dispute with a Grand Jury report that said she helped trigger an implosion of Cal-Optima…which administers Medi-Cal for nearly half a million OC residents. Continue reading