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December 9, 2007 | Agustin Gurza, Times Staff Writer
DON CHETO is in the final stretch of his six-hour morning radio show, and you can feel another rant coming on. The roly-poly old man with the white hair and bushy mustache is a cranky country character who came here from a small town in Mexico years ago and hasn't stopped railing against the world ever since. On this particular morning, he's confronting his young on-air partner, Marlene Quinto, on one of his many pet peeves -- how women's liberation has ruined the lives of men.
October 7, 2010 | By Steve Carney, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Though the race for the top spot in local radio tightened slightly in September, pop station KIIS-FM (102.7) remained ahead of the pack ? as it has for 20 of the last 26 months, according to ratings figures released Wednesday. KIIS garnered 6% of the Los Angeles-Orange County listening audience ages 6 and older, down slightly from August but still ahead of second-place KRTH-FM (101.1). "K-Earth," the classic hits station, took 4.8% in what Arbitron calls the September ratings period, though it actually surveyed listeners from Aug. 19 to Sept.
January 28, 2010 | By Steve Carney
When Andy Williams sings "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," the folks at KOST-FM (103.5) ought to sing along -- and not because they like marshmallows for roasting and caroling in the snow. The adult-contemporary station, elevated by its annual switch to nonstop holiday music, trounced its rivals in Los Angeles-Orange County radio last month, according to figures released Wednesday by the Arbitron ratings service. KOST attracted a whopping 8.1% of the listening audience from Dec. 10 to Jan. 6, with more than 4.5 million people tuning in for at least five minutes each week.
November 2, 2010 | By Steve Carney, Special to the Los Angeles Times
As it has every month this year, pop station KIIS-FM (102.7) topped Southland radio ratings in October, according to figures released Monday by the Arbitron ratings service. KIIS ? with a playlist that includes tunes by such pop stars as Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Cee-lo and Rihanna ? snagged 5.7% of the listening audience 12 and older in Los Angeles and Orange County. That was down slightly from its 6% share in September, but it was still more than enough to stay ahead of second-place KRTH-FM (101.
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