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December 12, 1999 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was an announcement that quickly reverberated far beyond the city's radio airwaves. R&B oldies station KACE-FM (103.9), one of the last remaining historically black-oriented radio stations in Los Angeles, was being sold for $75 million to Hispanic Broadcasting Corp., the largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States. How could this be?
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 1999 | JOHN L. MITCHELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was an announcement that quickly reverberated far beyond the city's radio airwaves. R&B oldies station KACE-FM (103.9), one of the last remaining historically black-oriented radio stations in Los Angeles, was being sold for $75 million to Hispanic Broadcasting Corp., the largest Spanish-language radio broadcaster in the United States. How could this be?
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1991 | RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Plans for a radio commercial urging the public to call county supervisors to demand more help for the homeless were dropped Thursday after Supervisor Ed Edelman said he will introduce proposals to deal with the problem of homelessness. The Countywide Coalition for the Homeless, which came up with the idea for the commercials, claimed credit for spurring Edelman into action--a claim disputed by the supervisor.
NEWS
July 30, 1995 | ERIN J. AUBRY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Longtime talk-show hosts Isidra Person-Lynn and Mark Whitlock were recently fired from KACE radio (103.9 FM), bringing nearly 10 years of their well-regarded community affairs broadcast to an unceremonious end. Person-Lynn and Whitlock were dismissed by KACE officials July 15, just days after the station acquired its federal broadcasting license after being bought by Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises last year. "Sunday Morning Live," which had aired weekly from 8 to 10 a.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 1990 | PHIL WEST
Some people alter billboards, bus shelter signs and bus benches with graffiti. But KACE-FM (103.9) is using the same forums to deliver an anti-graffiti message. The Inglewood-based radio station, in an effort to draw attention to the city's graffiti menace, is bolstering its outdoor advertising campaign this week to spread the message that the community is sick and tired of spray paint and marking pens.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 1992 | CLAUDIA PUIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Static is something radio listeners hate. Becoming static is something station owners hate, judging by the past 10 days. In that time, three Los Angeles radio stations--KACE-FM (103.9), KSRF-FM (103.1) and KXEZ-FM (98.7)--have changed formats. "In radio terms it's almost like a mild earthquake, with everybody moving and shaking," said Bill Richards, program director at KIIS-FM/AM, which will feel the reverberations from these new competitors.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 30, 1993 | MICHELLE FUETSCH and CLAUDIA PUIG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
"Compromising time is over," said a middle-aged, female caller from Carson. "Too many bad things have happened to our boys and our girls, too." "I've waited for this for a real long time," said a retired serviceman and teacher. "We don't need those crappy songs," a parent said. "Me and my kids thank you." The telephone callers to contemporary R & B radio station KACE-FM (V-103.
NEWS
July 30, 1995 | ERIN J. AUBRY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Longtime talk-show hosts Isidra Person-Lynn and Mark Whitlock were recently fired from KACE radio (103.9 FM), bringing nearly 10 years of their well-regarded community affairs broadcast to an unceremonious end. Person-Lynn and Whitlock were dismissed by KACE officials July 15, just days after the station acquired its federal broadcasting license after being bought by Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises last year. "Sunday Morning Live," which had aired weekly from 8 to 10 a.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 30, 1993 | MICHELLE FUETSCH and CLAUDIA PUIG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
"Compromising time is over," said a middle-aged, female caller from Carson. "Too many bad things have happened to our boys and our girls, too." "I've waited for this for a real long time," said a retired serviceman and teacher. "We don't need those crappy songs," a parent said. "Me and my kids thank you." The telephone callers to contemporary R & B radio station KACE-FM (V-103.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 28, 1992 | CLAUDIA PUIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Static is something radio listeners hate. Becoming static is something station owners hate, judging by the past 10 days. In that time, three Los Angeles radio stations--KACE-FM (103.9), KSRF-FM (103.1) and KXEZ-FM (98.7)--have changed formats. "In radio terms it's almost like a mild earthquake, with everybody moving and shaking," said Bill Richards, program director at KIIS-FM/AM, which will feel the reverberations from these new competitors.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 8, 1991 | RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Plans for a radio commercial urging the public to call county supervisors to demand more help for the homeless were dropped Thursday after Supervisor Ed Edelman said he will introduce proposals to deal with the problem of homelessness. The Countywide Coalition for the Homeless, which came up with the idea for the commercials, claimed credit for spurring Edelman into action--a claim disputed by the supervisor.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 18, 1990 | PHIL WEST
Some people alter billboards, bus shelter signs and bus benches with graffiti. But KACE-FM (103.9) is using the same forums to deliver an anti-graffiti message. The Inglewood-based radio station, in an effort to draw attention to the city's graffiti menace, is bolstering its outdoor advertising campaign this week to spread the message that the community is sick and tired of spray paint and marking pens.
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