FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


HOW CAN I PUT AN ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE TV BULLETIN BOARD?
Need to publicize an announcement on Channel 22?  Click here to get a Bulletin Board Announcement Form.

HOW CAN I GET A COPY OF A PROGRAM I SAW ON CHANNEL 22?
You can request a VHS or DVD copy of any video program that has aired on Channel 22 simply by clicking here to download a copy of the Media Duplication Form. Just fill out sections 1 through 3 of this form, calculate the total amount due and mail the form with a check for the total amount to the following address:
Lawndale Community Television
14717 Burin Avenue
Lawndale, CA, 90260


Be sure to include your contact information. When staff receives the request, a search for the show will confirm the program's availability and the request will be completed within 10 days. Large orders may take longer. You will be notified when the order is completed. Your order can be shipped to you - please call (310) 973-3259 to determine additional shipping costs.

WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT TIME WARNER CABLE OR VERIZON FiOS TELEVISION SERVICE ISSUES?
Thomas Strickfaden, CATV Supervisor (310) 973-3259
toms@lawndalecity.org

WHAT IS LAWNDALE COMMUNITY TELEVISION?

OVERVIEW
Lawndale Community Cable Television and the City of Lawndale's Cable Television Division are funded by the Lawndale Cable Usage Corporation and the City of Lawndale, through Local Access Fees and Franchise Fees provided by local cable/video service companies Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOs and AT&T U-Verse. The Lawndale Cable Usage Corporation is the non-profit, California corporation that receives these fees, and provides for the development of Lawndale Community Cable Television.

The Lawndale Cable Usage Corporation

The Lawndale Cable Usage Corporation
approves the annual Cable Television Budget, meets annually and as necessary.

The Lawndale Cable Commission

The Lawndale City Council established the Lawndale Cable Commission, a body of appointed officials, to oversee and promote local programming over the City's cable television channel.
The Lawndale Cable Commission meets on every 1st Wednesday of every odd numbered month (January, March, May, July, September, November) for the purpose of review, evaluation and promotion of local programming and to approve and fund programming development policies and grants.

PUBLIC, EDUCATION AND GOVERNMENT (P.E.G.) ACCESS TELEVISION
The City's Administration Services and Cable Television Division are responsible for the regulatory oversight of the City's Public, Education and Government (PEG) Access Program in the City of Lawndale. Due to the Digital Infrastructure and Video Competition Act of passed by the State of California in 2007, the public access television program and the public access channel has been discontinued by Time Warner Cable. The Cable TV Division also provides management, production and operation, maintenance and support services for the City of Lawndale's two Government Access television channels. These channels are viewable within the City of Lawndale (and beyond) through the local cable/video service providers:

Time Warner Cable
Channel 3 and Channel 22

Verizon FiOS
Channel 3 and Channel 29

AT&T U-Verse
Coming Soon

GOVERNMENT ACCESS - Lawndale Community Television (LCTV)
Programming on Channel 3 consists of Live City Council Meetings

Programming on Lawndale Community Television consists of Live City Council Meetings, live and live-to-tape coverage of special events, LCUC funded programming and community related programming produced by other government agencies and electronic community bulletin board messages featuring public service and event announcements as well as the Lawndale Community Program Schedule.

FACILITIES
The City maintains a Master Control facility adjacent to the Lawndale City Council Chambers. The purpose of this facility is to provide a digital video hub and distribution point utilizing fiber optic cable to telecast Lawndale Community Television programming. The same facility also provides video production capabilities utilizing remote-controlled, multicamera television production equipment for live broadcasts of City Council Meetings and other legislative meetings

The City maintains a small television studio and television production offices for the development and production of programming to air on Lawndale Community Television.

The City also maintains a mobile video production van to provide multicamera TV coverage of events outside of City Hall.

The Lawndale Cable Television Division office and studiois located at 14615 Burin Avenue, Lawndale, CA 90260.

EDUCATION ACCESS - DHTV Channel 6 and ECC-TV Channel 8
Education Access is provided for by the City of Lawndale and Time Warner Cable. California State University at Dominguez Hills and El Camino College provide Education Access programming on DHTV Channel 6 and ECC-TV Channel 8 respectively. California State University at Dominguez Hills programming airs on the shared channel, Channel 6 before 7pm, 7 days a week.

If you have any questions regarding Lawndale Community Television you can call the Cable Television Supervisor at (310) 973-3259 or contact the office by email.