CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 2009 |
Los Angeles police have discovered that the shuttered Channel 13 studios on La Brea Avenue in Hollywood had become a haven for squatters. Officers found squalid conditions inside the landmark building, including discarded hypodermic needles, piles of trash, makeshift bedding in office cubicles and human filth on the floors and walls. "I was disgusted.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 12, 2006 |
Larry Attebery, an award-winning broadcast journalist who covered Los Angeles for more than three decades, including stints as anchor and news director at KTTV-TV Channel 11 and as a reporter for KCOP-TV Channel 13, has died. He was 73. Attebery, who retired in 2001, died May 5 at a hospital in Henderson, Nev., after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his family said.
February 4, 2006
ROBERT LLOYD'S long-winded request for KCOP to return to its glorious past ["Please Make It Local, KCOP," Jan. 27] may have been well-intentioned, but it was also completely misguided. The station that first brought you Wally George has no great past to relive. JACK WOLF Westwood
January 27, 2006 |
To: KCOP From: Robert Lloyd Dear KCOP, Or perhaps I should say, Dear Fox Television Stations Group, of which you are a part, or going higher up the chain, Dear Fox Broadcasting Co., or Dear News Corp., or just Dear Rupert Murdoch. Yet, no -- it's KCOP I want to address, Channel 13. Not the globe-trotting landlord but the hometown TV station. Fellow citizen!
January 25, 2006 |
The alphabet-soup merger of UPN and the WB spells a solid victory for one local station and a resounding defeat for another. The big winner in the Los Angeles area when the CW network debuts this fall is KTLA-TV Channel 5, which will be able to cherry-pick the best shows from the former UPN and its current WB prime-time lineups while losing a key competitor for the 18-to-34-year-old urban demographic group.
June 11, 2003 |
David Boylan, the general manager of Fox-owned KTTV Channel 11 and KCOP Channel 13, will leave the merged TV stations today to become general manager of ABC affiliate WPLG-TV in Miami, Fla. Boylan, who has been with the Fox Television Stations group for seven years, resigned late last week in order to take the new position. He ran the Fox owned-and-operated stations in Greensboro, N.C., and Tampa, Fla., before taking command at KTTV in 2000. Fox executives have not yet named a replacement.