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Channel 2 is OUR  LOCAL public access television station serving Western El Dorado County on Comcast Channel 2.  We serve 40,000 + Comcast subscribers and a world-wide audience with our streaming and on demand service.  Our audience is now world-wide with the addition of live and on demand streaming over the internet, plus our YouTube Channel scatv2. 

About SCA-TV2

The mission of Sierra Community Access Television Channel 2 station is to provide a forum through which local residents can develop strong involvement and interaction with educational, cultural, environmental,  governmental and spiritual segments of the county.

 Channel 2 is bound by the FCC Rules and Regulations governing
Public/Cable Access TV.  Fed ID# 91-1798099  501c3 Non-Profit Corp.

What does SCA-TV2 mean for you ?
Channel 2 is YOUR  LOCAL public access television station serving Western El Dorado County on Comcast Channel 2.  We serve 60,000 + Comcast subscribers.   Our audience is now world-wide with the addition of live and on demand live streaming, plus our YouTube and Google Plus Channels

You can be the stars of shows produced by you, or members of the community, for residents of our area. You could be the producers and videographers,  as well as the viewers of local programming.

The basics of Channel 2:
  • Channel 2 is funded by donations and grants from the community.
  • Volunteers provide the services needed to operate the station.
  • Community individuals, non-profits and businesses contribute locally produced content. 
  • The Community Calendar informs the community of upcoming events or available public services.
  • Viewers watch programs featuring the people, places, culture and history of El Dorado County.
Programs may be watched on Comcast Channel 2 or from the SCATV2 Live Streaming feed, On Demand, YouTube and Google Plus Channels.  Please join us at our Facebook page.  See tabs above.

Examples of  Programming on The New Channel 2


Viewers enjoy local history with programs like George McKee Remembers Placerville, Johnny Studebaker, George Peabody’s Presentation about Spanish Flat Gold Mining, the history of the town of Rescue and the tour Placerville's Gold Bug Mine.  They enjoy living history events at Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, Pony Express Re-rides, Clarksville Days, and American River Conservancy’s Wakamatsu Festival.  Jason Bross “flies” viewers over Lake Tahoe, Hope Valley, Main Street Placerville, and more.  Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon’s show, “The Where and Wears of El Dorado County", take viewers on tours of  Apple Hill, a rafting trip down the American River and more.  Special features highlight the good work being done by CASA, F.A.N., New Morning, MORE and other non-profit organizations.  Citizens and veterans share in the Memorial and Veteran Day Ceremonies at the El Dorado County Veteran’s Memorial.  Entertainment is offered by local musicians like the 120 West, Johnny Mojo, Hickory Wind, and the Whiskey Beggars. Shows featuring Jeep rides on the Rubicon Trail and local classic car shows are real popular.  The late Huell Howser take viewers on his "California Gold" tours of Placerville and the Forest Genetics Institute in Camino. Several Town Hall Meetings with County Supervisors and speakers, like Sheriff D'Agostini at El Dorado Chamber of Commerce luncheons, keep viewers informed about local issues.


CHANNEL 2 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

George Sabato  -- President                
Gary Campbell   -- Vice President & Program Director                     
Trish Wilson       -- Secretary         
Marilyn Weber    -- Treasurer    
Aldo Panattoni
Dina Gentry             

Channel 2 is an all volunteer organization and has no employees.
We operate as a "virtual station" with no physical station.  Volunteers video on site, edit at their personal offices/studios and content is uploaded to the station server via the internet. The server is located in "the closet" at Town Hall.


Organization Documents
Contract with the City
Articles of Incorporation
IRS Letter 501 c3 Status

Information about FCC Public Access Regulations
FCC Site
Public Access Television--Wikipedia