LA County Close-Up
LA County Close-up is a weekly news magazine that takes viewers behind the scenes to showcase people and programs making a difference in Los Angeles County and its communities. Watch it here or on the County Channel, channel 94 or 92 on most cable systems.
In this episode: Heart heroes on a mission to save lives; officials step up to protect reproductive health; an aging motel in Whittier takes on new life after a major renovation; behind the wheel with Sheriff’s deputies as they practice maneuvers; and the Spring Superbloom in full color.
With the County’s COVID-19 emergency declaration officially over, this special episode takes viewers up close to the County’s mobilization to bring hope and help during the pandemic.
In this episode: Lending a helping hand to businesses in tough economic times; a lifeguard tower with an important message about autism; officials unveil a plan to reduce gun violence; and a trek around Catalina Island.
In this episode: Help for small businesses in Montebello after a tornado strikes; doulas hold the key to reducing infant mortality in the black community; inspiring local women honored for making a difference; and libraries step up when LA Unified schools shut down.
In this episode: Firefighter hopefuls compete for a coveted spot in the prep academy; Metro ambassadors help commuters journey safely; elevating the patient experience at a local hospital; and a knitting club creates a healing space for victims of trauma.
In this episode: High in the sky with the Department of Regional Planning; keeping roads and residents safe as wild winter storms batter the region; and a Black History Month celebration of people making a difference in our communities.
In this episode: Capturing water as the drought worsens, former factory workers land new careers, the faith community steps up to help homeless families in need, the importance of mental health in trying times, and vistas from Catalina Island.