Captain RK Smithley gives CBSLA a tour from the San Bernardino Airport.
STEAM: A Firefighting PilotCaptain RK Smithley gives CBSLA a tour from the San Bernardino Airport.
STEAM: Meet An Origami ArtistMatthew Hein of West Hollywood is an origami artist. Chris Holmstrom reports.
STEAM: Ancient Technique Of Water Marbling Used For Modern ItemsArtist Star Greenwood creates her own colors, builds her own equipment, and teaches the technique to both children and adults. Rachel Kim reports.
STEAM: Meet An LAFD Dispatch Battalion ChiefLos Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief Tim Weurfel is assigned to the Emergency Medical Services Bureau as the operation's chief.
STEAM: Meet A Forensic InvestigatorA bag with evidence, a swab of fabric, a drop of an activator and if all goes as planned, you're getting a little bit safer of a community. Meet Clint Brown, a forensic scientist with the Orange County Crime Lab.
STEAM: Meet An Exotic Animals VetDr. Yvette Archie is a veterinarian at Veterinary Angels Medical Center in Agoura Hills where she and her team treat exotic animals. Of all the STEAM disciplines, Archie said her career relies most on science and math.
STEAM: Meet A Planetary Projection EngineerDr. Moogega Cooper is a planetary projection engineer working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. Of all the STEAM disciplines, Cooper says her job relies most on art and engineering.
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STEAM: Meet A Dolphin FinderDave Anderson is the founder of Captain Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari. For the past 25 years, he and his team have scoured the local waters in search of some of the world's most breathtaking signs of life. Of all the STEAM disciplines, Anderson relies most on science, technology and art.
STEAM: Meet A Sky SurferMechanical engineer Hunter Kowald invented a sky surfer hovercraft. Amber Lee reports.
STEAM: Meet An Aerospace EngineerJanet Todd is a kickboxing champion and an aerospace engineer at South Bay defense contractor Northrop Grumman. Of all the STEAM disciplines, her job as an aeronautical engineer relies most on engineering, math and art.
STEAM: Meet A Building ScientistMeet Chris Stratton, a building scientist. It's his job to make sure a building is pleasant to inhabit and energy efficient. Building scientists rely on all of the STEAM disciplines, but the one that stands out for Stratton is technology.
STEAM: Meet A Cotton Candy Master CraftsmanKim Bui and her husband, Tim Bui, own Polar Playground in Huntington Beach where Tim sculpts cotton candy into eye-catching pieces of edible art. Of all the STEAM disciplines, being a cotton candy sculptor relies most on art and science — especially chemistry.
STEAM: Meet A PodiatristDr. Miguel Ruiz is a podiatrist at Adventist White Memorial in Boyle Heights. Of all of the STEAM disciplines, Ruiz said his job relies most on science and art.
Library S.T.E.A.M. ProgramLibrarian, Vivienne Byrd talks about the S.T.E.A.M. Library program, which helps build critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, communication and creativity.
STEAM: Meet A Tugboat CaptainCapt. Josiah Layfield makes his living rescuing ships stranded at sea, just off the coast of L.A., at one of the busiest ports in the world.
STEAM: Meet The Computer CustomizersNewegg, a company based in the city of Industry, specializes in manufacturing high-end gaming computers. Of all the STEAM disciplines, the team at Newegg relies most on technology, engineering and math.
STEAM: Meet a Rocket ScientistMary Kalayjian is a rocket scientist working for Aerojet Rocketdyne in Canoga Park. She says her work uses all of the STEAM disciplines, but especially technology, engineering art and math.
STEAM: Meet A Permaculture GardenerMorgan Louis is a permaculture gardener in Studio City. Louis said of all the STEAM disciplines, permaculture gardening relies most on science and art.
STEAM: Meet A Robotics EngineerStefanos Nikolaidis is a professor of computer science with a specialty in robotic engineering. Of all the STEAM disciplines, Nikolaidis said robotics relies most on engineering and math.
STEAM: Meet a Research NurseAnnette Geddes-Washington is a licensed vocational nurse at the Chan Soon-Shiong Research Institute in El Segundo. Of all the STEAM disciplines, she says her career as a research nurse relies most on science.
STEAM: Meet The Bike LadyKellie Hart is the founder and president of a Los Angeles bike club called Ride Wit Us LA. Founded as a response to the pandemic, Hart said running the business relies most on engineering and math. More information about the bike club can be found online at https://ridewitus.com/.
STEAM: Meet A Dog RescuerMelissa Bacelar is the owner of the Wagmore Luxury Pet Hotel and Spa and Wagmor Pets — a nonprofit focused on rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming dogs in need. Bacelar said she relies mostly on science, technology and math to run her businesses.
STEAM: Meet an UpCycle ArtistChariya Bissonette is an artist with the Yamaha Cares Upcycle Program. She uses chalk and spray paint to help rescue discarded instruments destined for landfills. Of all the STEAM disciplines, Bissonette says her work relies most on art and science.