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January 18, 2001 | STEVEN LINAN
* The radio personality hosts a weekday afternoon show on KIIS-FM and performs at the Laugh Factory. King of Quips: I do my comedy at the Laugh Factory on Fridays. Right after I'm done there, I'll sit back and argue with several comedians about who had a funnier joke, and I'll claim mine was funnier. Up a Creek: On Saturdays, sometimes my wife [Leilani] and I will go to a place called Malibu Creek State Park, which is off of Las Virgenes.
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January 18, 2001 | STEVEN LINAN
* The radio personality hosts a weekday afternoon show on KIIS-FM and performs at the Laugh Factory. King of Quips: I do my comedy at the Laugh Factory on Fridays. Right after I'm done there, I'll sit back and argue with several comedians about who had a funnier joke, and I'll claim mine was funnier. Up a Creek: On Saturdays, sometimes my wife [Leilani] and I will go to a place called Malibu Creek State Park, which is off of Las Virgenes.
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January 12, 2007 | From a Times Staff Writer
KIIS-FM (102.7) announced today that "Boy Toy Jesse" Lozano, the station's weekend personality and afternoon drive host at KHTS in San Diego, will take over the afternoon-drive slot at KIIS, and longtime radio personality Sean Valentine will make the move to host mornings with veteran Lisa Foxx at sister station KYSR-FM (98.7). The shift follows the departure of Jamie White, whose nearly nine-year run as a morning host at KYSR ended Jan. 3.
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September 22, 2007 | Lee Margulies
The newly reformatted KBIG-FM (104.3) already has appropriated part of KYSR-FM (98.7)'s music playlist -- at one point Friday morning they were both playing the Plain White T's' "Hey There Delilah" at the same time -- and now it's taking one of KYSR's morning hosts too. Sean Valentine, a former afternoon DJ at KIIS-FM (102.7) who had teamed with Lisa Foxx on KYSR's morning show last January, will take over the 5-9 a.m. weekday shift at KBIG on Monday.
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October 26, 2001 | LEE MARGULIES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If you've been craving an awards show fix, what with the cancellation of the Latin Grammys and the double postponement of the Emmys, ABC is coming to the rescue. It's only the Radio Music Awards, but it's got presenters, performers and prizes--what else do you want? The three-hour telecast from Las Vegas begins at 8 tonight with Christina Aguilera as host and Elton John, Mariah Carey, Sugar Ray and Lifehouse among the scheduled entertainers.
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April 15, 2013 | By Steve Carney
Pop station KIIS-FM (102.7) regained sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings for March, and its Ryan Seacrest-hosted morning show also jumped into the top spot, according to figures released by Arbitron. In February, KIIS had been tied for first with sister station KBIG-FM (104.3), the soft-rock station known as "MyFM. " And even though KBIG improved in March, increasing its share of the Los Angeles-Orange County audience from 5.4% to 5.5%, KIIS jumped even further and claimed 5.8% of all listeners ages 6 and older, Arbitron said Monday.
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January 11, 2008 | Steve Carney, Special to The Times
For years, KBIG-FM (104.3) was a soft-rock fixture on the local radio dial -- more dance-oriented than its sister adult-contemporary station KOST-FM (103.5), but that distinction might have been lost on casual listeners. But KBIG had a makeover in the fall, one that saw immediate dividends, according to the fall Arbitron ratings released this week, which surveyed listeners in Los Angeles and Orange counties from Sept. 20 to Dec. 12. KBIG, which became "MyFM" on Sept.
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April 18, 2012 | By Steve Carney, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Riding wave after wave of pop hits that carried the station into more radios than any other in the market, Top 40 outlet KIIS-FM (102.7) dominated Los Angeles-Orange County ratings for most of the last three years. Now another station has finally started its own winning streak. After already claiming January and February, talk station KFI-AM (640) - home of commentators such as Bill Handel, John Kobylt, Ken Chiampou and Tim Conway Jr. - placed first in the March ratings, released Monday.
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May 26, 2000 | JUDITH MICHAELSON
MOVIES Mission Accomplished: "M:I-2," starring Tom Cruise and directed by John Woo, got off to a slightly better start than the original "Mission: Impossible," which also debuted the Wednesday before the Memorial Day weekend in 1996. On a whopping 3,653 screens, "M:I-2" brought in an estimated $12.51 million on its opening day, slightly ahead of the $11.7 million the original captured (which included Tuesday night previews).
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February 23, 1993 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. (Canadian) Alpine (We showed 'em, eh?) Championships (Same time next year?) concluded Monday with another foreign raid on U.S. dollars. Canadian skiers, who apparently would have driven dog sleds to get here, took the top three places in men's giant slalom and then called it one heck of a week. So much for our national championships. Thomas Grandi, who won the Canadian national title in GS on Saturday, added the U.S. title and $5,000 to his collection with a two-run time of 2:13.68.
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