Writer’s Symposium By the Sea 2010

In March, UCSD-TV will tape two of Dean Nelson’s author interviews as part of the 2010 Writer’s Symposium by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University. Look for the broadcast premieres of “An Evening with Michael Eric Dyson” and “An Evening with Bill McKibben” in April.

Watch online videos of all Writer’s Symposium by the Sea programs and learn more about the series.

New State of Minds Premieres in May 2010


Stay tuned for an new installment of UCTV’s State of Minds. Learn how the magic of Folkorico dance inspires a former UC Santa Cruz student to become a UCSC professor of anthropology and producer of documentary films. Follow along as UC Davis becomes the first university to use top green design standards for a new winery, brewery and food processing facility. Join UC Riverside researchers as they pursue the right mix for growing drought-tolerant grass. Look for these stories and more in May.

New State of Minds Premieres in February 2010

State of Minds returns with all new stories from around the UC system. Take a look at how UC Davis is helping California’s plant and flower growers compete in the global market. Then, a welcome back to the UC students of Japanese descent who were interned during World War II. Also, new technology at UC […]

State of Minds returns with all new stories from around the UC system. Take a look at how UC Davis is helping California’s plant and flower growers compete in the global market. Then, a welcome back to the UC students of Japanese descent who were interned during World War II. Also, new technology at UC Santa Cruz that uses visuals to search the web and from UC Berkeley, a cross-disciplinary approach to saving the California Delta. Finally, a tour of The Loft, the new performance lounge that’s bringing nightlife to the campus of UC San Diego. Stay tuned for more information and be sure to check out the State of Minds archives.

Los Laureles Canyon: Behind-the-Scenes Photos

A view of the homes that line the hillsides of Los Laureles Canyon. Photo by Shannon Bradley A young boy retrieves a ball that landed in the “aguas negras” (black waters) during a soccer game. Photo by Matt Alioto Carmen Garcia Cruz and her family outside their home in Colonia San Bernardo Photo by Harry […]


A view of the homes that line the hillsides of Los Laureles Canyon.
Photo by Shannon Bradley


A young boy retrieves a ball that landed in the “aguas negras”
(black waters) during a soccer game.
Photo by Matt Alioto


Carmen Garcia Cruz and her family outside their home in
Colonia San Bernardo
Photo by Harry R. Caruso III


UCSD’s Keith Pezzoli discusses the problems facing
Los Laureles Canyon residents.
Photo by Harry R. Caruso III


Oscar Romo (front right) instructs UCSD student volunteers on
how to build pervious pavers – a key element that will help
prevent erosion in the canyon.
Photo by Harry R Caruso III


The volunteers pack gravel into molds to create pavers that will be
used on the main roads of Los Laureles Canyon.
Photo by Matt Alioto


Local children test out the new pavers.
Photo by Matt Alioto


UCSD-TV’s Harry R Caruso III teaching a Colonia San Bernardo
resident the finer points of shooting video.
Photo by Shannon Bradley


UCSD-TV videographer Matt Alioto and field producer
Rachel Bradley on a break in Los Laureles Canyon.
Photo by Shannon Bradley


The UCSD-TV crew after a day of shooting in Los Laureles Canyon.
(left to right: Willie Williams, Harry R Caruso III, Rachel Bradley,
Laura Castañeda, Matt Alioto, Shannon Bradley)
Photo by Oscar Romo


Oscar Romo shows the fine sediment that has flowed down the
canyon into the Tijuana Estuary, killing the plants that wildlife
need to survive.
Photo by Matt Alioto


Microbiologist Meritxell Riquelme and her research team being
videotaped by Matt Alioto at CICESE in Ensenada.
Photo by Shannon Bradley


Executive producer Shannon Bradley and producer Laura Castañeda
on set in the UCSD-TV studio to shoot the opening sequence of
”Los Laureles Canyon: Research in Action.”
Photo by Rachel Bradley