December 27, 2002 |
This past season, the Anaheim Angels ended up in a place they'd never been, among the company of major league baseball's world champions. Next season, their fans will find them in a more familiar spot: back at 710 on the AM radio dial. The move is part of a reshuffling that takes effect Wednesday when the Southland affiliates of Radio Disney and ESPN -- KDIS-AM (710) and KSPN-AM (1110) -- switch frequencies.
November 22, 2002 |
KMPC gave Southern California the Angels and the SigAlert, but the memories at a staff reunion Wednesday night were of the talents -- on- and off-air -- that made the station a fixture on L.A. radio dials in the 1960s and '70s. Before singing cowboy Gene Autry sold the station to ABC in 1994, 710 on the AM band was where listeners could get "a little happiness, a little news," according to former general manager Stan Spero. "We tried to be everywhere anything happened.
January 14, 1997 |
At 21, she was Maureen O'Connor Reilly, separated from her husband, a single mother with a year-old son. Having dropped out of a local college, where she had been an English major, she moved back home with her parents and started looking for a job. She answered an ad for a post in the billing department at the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey "but it was filled. They said, 'Well, we have something open in traffic in the radio station.' I figured it was traffic reporting--'I can do that.'
October 21, 1996 |
Conservative talk-show host Michael Reagan has lost his local radio berth. Beginning today, he will be replaced in the 3-7 p.m. slot on KMPC-AM (710) by former station host Joe Crummey. Meanwhile, Joy Browne, a psychologist, will begin airing weeknights from midnight-5 a.m. This is the second time in a week that KMPC has replaced political talk hosts. Last week, conservative Bob Heckler was removed from the 9 a.m.-noon slot and replaced by therapist Marilyn Kagan.
October 14, 1996
Bob Heckler, a conservative talk-show host at KMPC-AM (710) since last November, was fired Friday and will be replaced in the 9 a.m.-noon slot beginning today by former KFI-AM (640) advice host Marilyn Kagan. Dave Cooke, operations manager and program director for KMPC, said that Heckler was let go because "we're heading in a new direction, and Marilyn fits with that direction of lifestyle-oriented programming."
June 6, 1995 |
The caller to the radio show is a young woman who isn't sure if what she's feeling during sex is an orgasm. Going down the checklist in her head, Suzi Landolphi, the show's host, ticks off the numerous changes that occur in a woman's body during climax. "You're feeling all of those?" she asks. "OK, great!" The next caller is a man who wants to talk about submissive role-playing with a dominant partner. "Now what does this mean exactly?"