Community Hotline on Hiatus

Dear MetroEast Friends,It’s fall! As the leaves turn, the mercury drops, and our pumpkins get spiced, it seems a good time to foreshadow some changes ahead at MetroEast. First is that we are planning on putting our award-winning Community Hotline (CHL) on hiatus until next summer. For over 25 years CHL has been bringing the…

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Summer Rewind

Dismissing our gnarly heat wave from this year and the ongoing pandemic with it’s tumultuous changes in mandates or restrictions, we’re happy to announce that we here at MetroEast continued on strong throughout this past summer. Pivotal to our summer programs and experiences was the outfitting of our Mobile Media Lab. With the installation of…

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Digital Inclusion Week 2021

Today kicks off Digital Inclusion Week 2021 which aims to raise awareness of solutions addressing home internet access, personal devices, local technology training and support programs. This year we highlight the vibrant and collaborative solutions developed during the pandemic to address digital disparities east county is overcoming. We shine a light on the many ways…

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Community Hotline Retrospective

Community Hotline has been MetroEast’s flagship television series for 25 years. Originally it was a call-in talk show hosted by different nonprofits, schools, and government agencies taped in our studios. The program was not only a well-run staff production, but also served as on-the-job training for our volunteer members trying to perfect their craft under…

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Covid-19: Safety Policy Update

We are excited to see all of our community members again and will continue to practice COVID safe protocols. Thank you everyone for observing our mask policy to ensure the safety of our staff and community producers! We are open Saturdays & Sundays from 12pm-8pm. Here are a few rules to keep in mind: Equipment checkout will be available by appointment only We require masks…

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