October 30, 1993 |
"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.
August 28, 1992 |
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 |
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.
July 18, 1990 |
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.