CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 17, 1999
After months of discussion and rumors, Chapman University has made a bid to buy KOCE-TV, Orange County's Public Broadcasting Service affiliate. The university, located in Orange, made the offer in a letter to the Coast Community College District, which holds the station's broadcast license, district officials said Tuesday. District spokeswoman Ann Garten confirmed receiving the bid, but declined to release a copy or reveal the amount.
January 26, 2005 |
The nation's new Education secretary denounced the Public Broadcasting Service on Tuesday for spending public money on a cartoon with lesbian characters, saying many parents would not want children exposed to such lifestyles. The not-yet-aired episode of "Postcards From Buster" shows the title character, an animated bunny named Buster, on a trip to Vermont -- a state known for recognizing same-sex civil unions.