Two years after all the NPR chatter about being on the West Coast, Arun Rath and the staff are packing up in Culver City and the show returns to Washington.
A clip from Arthur Lee's revered 1967 album "Forever Changes" helps enliven a story on mortgages. Join me in "A House is Not a Motel."
"There’s 29,000 people in the ballpark and a million butterflies...All the boys in the bullpen straining to get a better look as they look through the wire fence in left field..."
For some, "the area can be a way station to a better place. For others, it’s a place where survival means community, drugs, and a regular spot on the street."
On the eve of his second anniversary in office, the mayor faces a test on the homeless issue. He changed his tune last night on Warren Olney's show.
Bill Gardner soared with his on-air set devoted to the late Ben E. King on Saturday afternoon on KPFK.
The iconic 1978 tape made by KLAC's reporter is revived in Sunday's New York Times. Olden is now the Yankee Stadium announcer.
Last week's emergency fund drive was just what it sounds like — full survival mode, says an analysis in OC Weekly.
It's David Weinberg, a reporter at "Marketplace" and creator of the Random Tape podcast.
Mantle marked the occasion with a live broadcast in front of an audience in KPCC's Crawford Family Forum
The early 1960s neighborhood of homes designed by A. Quincy Jones and partners was the first postwar tract in the Valley to be given Los Angeles historic district status.
On Hoffarth's annual opinionated lists of the top LA sports radio talkers, McDonnell was an easy number one.
Best known for "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In," Owens was an LA radio fixture first. "One of the most famous broadcasters in Los Angeles radio history," says LA Radio's Don Barrett.
Journalist or team selected will spend a year reporting on LA's most vulnerable populations. Deadline to apply approaches. Radio experience not required.
No replacement host or centrist for the long-running show has been named.
The KPCC politics reporter will split time between City Hall and working on "innovative ideas on how the paper can get its news out to readers."
Elder got the call after Tuesday's show. He was dropped from the station in 2008 as well.
The final numbers are bigger than they looked on the live streams I followed last night (and more than reported in the media this morning.) Most arrests were for disorderly conduct.
The reporter will be shared with public radio stations in Seattle and Raleigh-Durham and is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
It's Christmas season already on KOST, and next week venerable KHJ switches to all-Catholic radio.
Nice Lisa Napoli interview on KCRW with Harvey Kubernik, the author of "Turn Up the Radio: Rock, Pop, and Roll in Los Angeles 1956-1972."
Fred Roggin, Jim Rome, Marques Johnson and Jeanne Zelasko are on the schedule. Also: The LA Times wants to know which of its sports scribes have radio and TV gigs.
Chris Knap, the longtime Orange County Register investigations editor, moves to the radio-web newsroom in Pasadena. There's also a new education editor and a new regional desk. Memos inside.
KCRW gathered up as much available public data as they could get on the breeds and names of dogs in Los Angeles County -- it's surprisingly difficult to get -- and produced an interesting list of the most popular dogs.
KFWB at 980 on the AM dial is going away as an all-news (or news talk) radio station after today. Tune in and hear your favorite anchor say goodbye.
LA Times staffers are restless about halted delivery of bottled water in the newsroom. Plus a veteran NPR voice dies, a SoCal media voice gets married, and more on Mission & State.
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