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Media Edge is now shown on these community
cable access TV channels:

 

Sacramento (City & County), CA:
Access Sacramento Ch. 17
Sundays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
replayed Mondays, noon - 2:00pm and
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00am

Davis, CA:
DCTV Ch. 15
Sundays, 8:00 - 10:00pm

Cambridge, MA:
CCTV Ch. 8
  Saturdays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
replayed Wednesdays, 12:00am - 2:00am

Eureka, Arcata and Humboldt County, CA:
Access Humboldt Ch. 12
Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm
 
Palo Alto, E. Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, CA:
Media Center Cable Channel 27 

Mondays, 9:00 - 11:00pm
replayed Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00am and 12:30 - 2:30pm

West Sacramento,CA:
Community Access Ch. 21

Daily
, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Grass Valley, Nevada City & Nevada County, CA:
NCTV Ch. 11
Mondays, 10:30pm - 12:30am

replayed Tuesdays, 7:00-9:00am and Sundays, 5:30-7:30pm
 





COMING UP on Media Edge:

Episode 589

(initially on cable access TV:
August 20-26, 2016)

Watch this episode now: CLICK HERE



Segment 1: "2016 High School Scholarship Essay Contest"
(1 hour, 16 minutes)

In 2016, the Physicians for Social Responsibility (Sacramento Chapter) received essays that were submitted by more than 130 high school seniors in
Sacramento and surrounding counties, reacting to this quotation from the Dalai Lama: "Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the
people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free."Each of the 10 finalists in this year's contest, chosen by a panel of distinguished judges, received a $1,000 scholarship. After each finalist read their essay at this May 1, 2016 event and responded to a question from one of the judges, the panel selected the First Place winner ($3,000 scholarship), Second Place winner ($2,500 scholarship), and Third Place winner ($2,000 scholarship).


 

Segment 2: "This is What LGBT Life is Like Around the World"
(12 minutes)

As a gay couple in San Francisco, Jenni Chang and Lisa Dazols had a relatively easy time living the way they wanted. But outside the bubble of the Bay Area, what was life like for people still lacking basic rights? They set off on a world tour in search of LGBT people who were doing something extraordinary in the world. In 15 countries across Africa, Asia and South
America — from India, recently home to the world's first openly gay prince, to Argentina, the first country in Latin America to grant marriage equality — they found the inspiring stories and the courageous, resilient and proud LGBT people they had been looking for.



 

Segment 3: "Peak Moment"
(22 minutes)

"We've alienated ourselves so much from nature that our whole way of producing food is by trying to dominate nature. We're not really connected." Dan Jason, owner of Salt Spring Seeds (B.C.), points out how corporations now control most of the seeds and food products worldwide. They are poisoning plants, us, and the planet with pesticides. He passionately
advocates our reconnecting with nature by gardening and farming "heirloom" and "heritage" plants started from open-pollinated seeds, just as our ancestors have done in 10,000 years of agriculture. Decades ago he helped start "Seedy Saturdays" for garden-loving people to swap seeds and information. His latest venture is a local Seed Library where people can borrow seeds, and return them at the end of the season complete with growing notes. "It's about love," he says. "Appreciating and enjoying and sharing life. It's about giving, not getting."



 

Segment 4: "Make a Better World"
(5 minutes)

A music video by Media Edge producer Michael Stavros, blended with the music of Maria Muldaur.

 
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