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It's getting close to crunch time, or D-day, at KABC-AM (790). In what clearly was part pep talk and part warning, Drew Hayes, the new program director, hosted a bagels-and-cream-cheese session two weeks ago at KABC with 40 or so talk hosts, producers and other personnel. No lox, he explained--the ratings didn't merit it. "We're going to be No. 1," Hayes told the staff. "Some of you will be here--and some bodies will fly out of here."
June 24, 1997 | DAVID GREENBERG
KCLU-FM (88.3), a National Public Radio affiliate located at Cal Lutheran University, has hired radio veteran Rob Selkow as program director. Selkow, 33, served as program director for six years at WFIT in Melbourne, Fla. He replaces Mike West, who recently moved to Ohio after being with the station since its inception more than two years ago. KCLU "is a jewel of a station," Selkow said in explaining why he made the cross-country trek. "I really like being near L.A.
January 12, 1996
The Van Nuys-based California Women's Commission on Alcohol and Drug Dependencies has a new executive director. Deborah Werner, currently with Social Model Recovery Systems Inc. in Los Angeles, will take over at the women's commission, replacing current executive director Laurie Drabble, commission officials said. "Laurie is going on to do more consulting work," said Karen Kent, program director at the commission.
February 5, 1993 | LARRY STEWART
With an overload of programming, it sometimes gets confusing which events are carried on all-sports radio station KMPC and which are farmed out to sister station KLITE-FM (101.9). Thursday night, the UCLA-Washington game was on KLITE, the Clippers and Chicago Bulls on KMPC. KMPC General Manager Bill Ward said program director Len Weiner got together with the American Network Group, the UCLA rights-holders, and the Clippers before the season to work out a schedule where conflicts existed.
March 14, 1986 | Andy Rose
About 300 students will spend this weekend at Villa Park High School to participate in an anti-drug program featuring former athletes. The Orange Unified School District is sponsoring the two-day event. Similar programs have already taken place at the district's other three high schools.
December 4, 1986 | CHRISTINE VICARS, Vicars is an Agoura free-lance writer.
Carlos Contreras never did like school. His grades were "bombers." The classroom was the place he longed to escape. "I used to ditch school all the time," said Contreras, a student at Sylmar High School. But the exuberant 17-year-old senior has recently turned his grades around. He is now pulling A's instead of the F's and C's of his junior year. He has missed only two days of school this year.
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