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    Lisa See: China Dolls

    Lisa See: China Dolls

    Sunday, August 24 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-08-24 16:00:21 GMT
    Lisa See's new book 'China Dolls' continues her tradition of writing novels that are a touchstone for the Chinese-American experience. The Los Angeles author's ninth book focuses on the experiences of three young Asian women working in San Francisco night club called The Forbidden City before the beginning of World War II.
    Lisa See's new book 'China Dolls' continues her tradition of writing novels that are a touchstone for the Chinese-American experience. The Los Angeles author's ninth book focuses on the experiences of three young Asian women working in San Francisco night club called The Forbidden City before the beginning of World War II.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Mexican American Boxers

    Mexican American Boxers

    Sunday, August 10 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-08-10 13:00:16 GMT
    Los Angeles used to be a major venue for championship boxing. From the 1930s through the 1970s, there were prize fights nearly every night in metropolitan Los Angeles, primarily at the Olympic Auditorium in Downtown Los Angeles, and in later years, The Forum in Inglewood.
    Los Angeles used to be a major venue for championship boxing. From the 1930s through the 1970s, there were prize fights nearly every night in metropolitan Los Angeles, primarily at the Olympic Auditorium in Downtown Los Angeles, and in later years, The Forum in Inglewood.
  • Mexican American Boxing In LA

    Mexican American Boxing In LA

    Mexican American Boxing In LA

    Sunday, August 10 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-08-10 10:00:16 GMT
    Los Angeles used to be a major venue for championship boxing. From the 1930s through the 1970s, there were prize fights nearly every night in metropolitan Los Angeles, primarily at the Olympic Auditorium in Downtown Los Angeles.
    Los Angeles used to be a major venue for championship boxing. From the 1930s through the 1970s, there were prize fights nearly every night in metropolitan Los Angeles, primarily at the Olympic Auditorium in Downtown Los Angeles.
  • Midday Sunday with Tony Valdez

    Justice for Homicide Victims

    Justice for Homicide Victims

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-08-05 15:45:13 GMT
    In a typical year, about 500 people are murdered in the metropolitan Los Angeles area. Usually, only about 40% of those murders are prosecuted. The remainder are unsolved for a variety of reasons.
    In a typical year, about 500 people are murdered in the metropolitan Los Angeles area. Usually, only about 40% of those murders are prosecuted. The remainder are unsolved for a variety of reasons.
  • From Anchor Tony McEwing

    Legalization Of Pot Probably Only A Matter Of Time

    Legalization Of Pot Probably Only A Matter Of Time

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:31:42 GMT
    I’ve personally never tried pot but I have known many people over the decades who have. Even as a teenager I never quite understood why, when done in moderation by adults...
    I’ve personally never tried pot but I have known many people over the decades who have. Even as a teenager I never quite understood why, when done in moderation by adults, it was deemed to be such a bad thing.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Buddhism: Part of the American Cultural Landscape

    Buddhism: Part of the American Cultural Landscape

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:05 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:05:50 GMT
    Of all the world's religions, Buddhism is one of the most mysterious and most intriguing to many Americans. The books The Dharma Bums, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and even If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him!, are all examples of how Buddhist concepts are part of the American cultural landscape.
    Of all the world's religions, Buddhism is one of the most mysterious and most intriguing to many Americans. The books The Dharma Bums, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance and even If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him!, are all examples of how Buddhist concepts are part of the American cultural landscape.
  • Catching Up With LA City Attorney Mike Feuer

    Catching Up With LA City Attorney Mike Feuer

    Monday, July 21 2014 3:19 PM EDT2014-07-21 19:19:39 GMT
    Mike Feuer is the Los Angeles City Attorney. His responsibilities go far beyond prosecuting misdemeanor criminal cases.
    Mike Feuer is the Los Angeles City Attorney. His responsibilities go far beyond prosecuting misdemeanor criminal cases.
  • Two Guests: Graceful Scenescence; Outliving Cancer

    Two Guests: Graceful Scenescence; Outliving Cancer

    Sunday, June 29 2014 9:00 AM EDT2014-06-29 13:00:13 GMT
    This program begins with Nina Nolcox, the founder of Graceful Scenescence, and our other guest is Robert Nagourney, M.D. Dr. Nagourney, the author of Outliving Cancer: The Better, Smarter Way to Treat Your Cancer.
    This program begins with Nina Nolcox, the founder of Graceful Scenescence, and our other guest is Robert Nagourney, M.D. Dr. Nagourney, the author of Outliving Cancer: The Better, Smarter Way to Treat Your Cancer.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Coalition For Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

    Coalition For Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles

    Sunday, June 22 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-06-22 16:00:09 GMT
    We'll discuss immigration reform with Rita Medina from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. CHIRLA was founded in 1983 in response to the number of people arriving in Los Angeles from Central America.
    We'll discuss immigration reform with Rita Medina from the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles. CHIRLA was founded in 1983 in response to the number of people arriving in Los Angeles from Central America.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Summer Travel Season

    Summer Travel Season

    Sunday, June 15 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-06-15 16:00:10 GMT
    It's time to take time off and that means many Southern Californians are planning their vacations. Some will be heading to the airport and a lot of us are planning road trips.
    It's time to take time off and that means many Southern Californians are planning their vacations. Some will be heading to the airport and a lot of us are planning road trips.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    The June Primaries; Filmmaking In The Community

    The June Primaries; Filmmaking In The Community

    Sunday, June 8 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-06-08 16:00:10 GMT
    Today's program begins with an analysis of this week's primary election with Dr. Raphael Sonenshein, the Executive Director of the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs at CSU Los Angeles.
    Today's program begins with an analysis of this week's primary election with Dr. Raphael Sonenshein, the Executive Director of the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs at CSU Los Angeles.
  • Sheriffs, LAUSD Investigate Drowning Of Autistic Teen In Pool

    Sheriffs, LAUSD Investigate Drowning Of Autistic Teen In Pool

    Thursday, June 5 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-06-06 03:01:26 GMT
    A 16-year-old boy with an intellectual disability drowned during a school visit to a swimming pool in East Los Angeles Wednesday.
    A 16-year-old boy with an intellectual disability drowned during a school visit to a swimming pool in East Los Angeles Wednesday.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Vietnam Veterans of America

    Vietnam Veterans of America

    Sunday, May 25 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-05-25 16:00:12 GMT
    On this long Memorial Day weekend Midday Sunday pays tribute to the men and women who have died in service to our country. The first of today's guests is Jerry Orlemann, a Vietnam veteran.
    On this long Memorial Day weekend Midday Sunday pays tribute to the men and women who have died in service to our country. The first of today's guests is Jerry Orlemann, a Vietnam veteran.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Anointed Moments

    Anointed Moments

    Sunday, May 18 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-05-18 16:00:13 GMT
    Sunday's guest is Dan Horn, the President-Principal of St. Genevieve's Parish Schools in Panorama City. Mr. Horn has turned around two failing southern California schools and made them award-winning institutions.
    Sunday's guest is Dan Horn, the President-Principal of St. Genevieve's Parish Schools in Panorama City. Mr. Horn has turned around two failing southern California schools and made them award-winning institutions.
  • Midday Sunday

    Health Insurance Rate Regulation In California

    Health Insurance Rate Regulation In California

    Sunday, May 11 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-05-11 16:00:11 GMT
    Today's program is a continuation of a discussion about health insurance rate regulation in California.
    Today's program is a continuation of a discussion about health insurance rate regulation in California.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Mariachi De Azusa

    Mariachi De Azusa

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-05-06 19:05:25 GMT
    The Mariachi de Azusa is featured on today's Cinco de Mayo weekend edition of Midday Sunday. The mariachi is made up of students from grades 3 through 12 from schools in the Azusa Unified School District.
    The Mariachi de Azusa is featured on today's Cinco de Mayo weekend edition of Midday Sunday. The mariachi is made up of students from grades 3 through 12 from schools in the Azusa Unified School District.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Linda Nusbaum: Simple Skills For Your Relationship

    Linda Nusbaum: Simple Skills For Your Relationship

    Sunday, April 27 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-27 16:00:12 GMT
    Today's guest is therapist Linda Nusbaum. Linda is a former reporter at FOX-11. During her time at KTTV, Linda received two Emmy's for her work as a journalist. When she found that helping couples work on their relationship was her life's work, Linda devoted herself entirely to that.
    Today's guest is therapist Linda Nusbaum. Linda is a former reporter at FOX-11. During her time at KTTV, Linda received two Emmy's for her work as a journalist. When she found that helping couples work on their relationship was her life's work, Linda devoted herself entirely to that.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Autism Speaks

    Autism Speaks

    Sunday, April 20 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-20 16:00:11 GMT
    Matt Asner visits Tony Valdez and Midday Sunday today to talk about Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism.
    Matt Asner visits Tony Valdez and Midday Sunday today to talk about Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism.
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Ruben Salazar - Man In The Middle

    Ruben Salazar - Man In The Middle

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-13 16:00:10 GMT
    Award winning documentary film maker Phillip Rodriguez visits Midday Sunday today to talk about his latest film "Ruben Salazar: Man In The Middle."
    Award winning documentary film maker Phillip Rodriguez visits Midday Sunday today to talk about his latest film "Ruben Salazar: Man In The Middle."
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Entertainment Anchor Julie Chang, Two Different Cultures

    Entertainment Anchor Julie Chang, Two Different Cultures

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-06 16:00:13 GMT
    Midday Sunday's guest is our own, FOX 11 Entertainment Anchor Julie Chang.Born in Korea but raised in the United States, Julie represents southern California's fastest growing ethnic community.
    Midday Sunday's guest is our own, FOX 11 Entertainment Anchor Julie Chang.Born in Korea but raised in the United States, Julie represents southern California's fastest growing ethnic community.
  • Midday Sunday

    Consumer Watchdog: Tony And Alana Pack Patient Safety Act

    Consumer Watchdog: Tony And Alana Pack Patient Safety Act

    Sunday, March 30 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-03-30 16:00:12 GMT
    Today's guest is Jamie Court, the president of ConsumerWatchdog.org.  The non-profit organization has its roots in Proposition 103, the initiative that stopped auto insurance rates from skyrocketing in California.
    Today's guest is Jamie Court, the president of ConsumerWatchdog.org.  The Santa Monica-based non-profit organization has its roots in Proposition 103, the 1985 initiative that stopped automobile insurance rates from skyrocketing in California
  • Midday Sunday With Tony Valdez

    Deaf Awareness Day

    Deaf Awareness Day

    Sunday, March 9 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-03-09 16:00:10 GMT
    Today's program focuses on the needs of the ten million Americans who are hard of hearing, and a million Americans who are deaf.
    Today's program focuses on the needs of the ten million Americans who are hard of hearing, and a million Americans who are deaf.
  • Midday Sunday

    Saving The Tiny Family Graveyard In Santa Monica Canyon

    Saving The Tiny Family Graveyard In Santa Monica Canyon

    Sunday, March 2 2014 12:00 PM EST2014-03-02 17:00:13 GMT
    When 90-year-old Ernie Marquez realized that his family's private cemetery in Santa Monica was about to be completely lost to land developers, he decided to fight back.
    When 90-year-old Ernie Marquez realized that his family's private cemetery in Santa Monica was about to be completely lost to land developers, he decided to fight back.
  • Catholic Church Vandalized, Statues Smashed

    Catholic Church Vandalized, Statues Smashed

    Thursday, February 27 2014 8:50 PM EST2014-02-28 01:50:36 GMT
    Archdiocese of Los AngelesArchdiocese of Los Angeles
     Los Angeles police today sought a man who vandalized a Catholic church in North Hollywood.
     Los Angeles police today sought a man who vandalized a Catholic church in North Hollywood.
  • Midday Sunday

    Black History Month: Afro-Latinos In The USA

    Black History Month: Afro-Latinos In The USA

    Monday, February 17 2014 10:52 AM EST2014-02-17 15:52:16 GMT
    In observance of Black History Month, we focus on Afro-Latinos or Black Latinos in the U.S.A.
    In observance of Black History Month, we focus on Afro-Latinos or Black Latinos in the U.S.A.
  • Groundbreaking For New Crenshaw-LAX Expo Line

    Groundbreaking For New Crenshaw-LAX Expo Line

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 3:11 PM EST2014-01-21 20:11:15 GMT
    Local and federal officials broke ground today on a light rail line project that will connect the Expo and Green lines, crossing Leimert Park, Baldwin Hills and Inglewood.
    Local and federal officials broke ground today on a light rail line project that will connect the Expo and Green lines, crossing Leimert Park, Baldwin Hills and Inglewood.
  • From Tony Valdez

    The Great Wall Of China: My Brief Love Affair With The Los Angeles Dodgers

    The Great Wall Of China: My Brief Love Affair With The Los Angeles Dodgers

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 3:51 PM EDT2013-10-15 19:51:03 GMT
    Memories of Chavez Ravine: the genesis of Dodger Stadium.
    Memories of Chavez Ravine: the genesis of Dodger Stadium.
  • Police Need Your Help in Solving Lynwood Convenience Story Murder

    Police Need Your Help in Solving Lynwood Convenience Story Murder

    Tuesday, March 26 2013 6:47 PM EDT2013-03-26 22:47:20 GMT
    Sylvia Cho devoted 12 years of her life to the Delimart Market on Alameda Street at 111th Street in Lynwood.  On the afternoon of January 31, 2013, a man walked into the Delimart and murdered Ms. Cho.
    Sylvia Cho devoted 12 years of her life to the Delimart Market on Alameda Street at 111th Street in Lynwood.  On the afternoon of January 31, 2013, a man walked into the Delimart and murdered Ms. Cho.
  • Tony's LA: Viva Tirado, Tropical Preserves and The Serial Killer.

    Tony's LA: Viva Tirado, Tropical Preserves and The Serial Killer.

    Saturday, March 9 2013 3:00 AM EST2013-03-09 08:00:50 GMT
    In this edition of his Fox 11 Special, "Tony's L.A." - he tells us about the bullfighter's song that became a hit - twice - for local musicians, plus the first family of jelly making, and a Serial Killer who terrorized LA
    In this edition of his Fox 11 Special, "Tony's L.A." - he tells us about the bullfighter's song that became a hit - twice - for local musicians, plus the first family of jelly making, and a Serial Killer who terrorized LA decades ago.
  • Tony's LA: Gangsters, Candy Makers and Model Trains

    Tony's LA: Gangsters, Candy Makers and Model Trains

    Saturday, February 2 2013 3:16 AM EST2013-02-02 08:16:25 GMT
    In this edition of his Fox 11 Special Tony's L.A. - he tells us about gangster Mickey Cohen, some very special candy makers and model train makers who are passing their love of trains to a new generation.
    In this edition of his Fox 11 Special Tony's L.A. - he tells us about gangster Mickey Cohen, some very special candy makers and model train makers who are passing their love of trains to a new generation.
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