February 8, 2007 |
Public television will now have its own 24-hour Spanish-language network. V-me, pronounced veh-meh, will be available to people with basic digital cable service, giving Spanish-language viewers an alternative to the popular telenovelas that have made the Univision network popular. V-me will offer viewers programming on such subjects as child care and yoga. It will air a Charlie Rose-like interview show.
May 26, 2004 |
Southern California got its third Spanish-language television station Tuesday with the launch of KBEH-TV Channel 63, which replaces KADY-TV. From its Los Angeles base, KBEH plans to set itself apart from KVEA and KMEX, the region's dominant Spanish-language stations, by focusing on family-oriented topics, said Robert Behar, president and chief executive of Bela of Miami, the new owner.
November 8, 1997 |
Speaking Spanish is not something Giselle Fernandez, the half-Mexican, half-Jewish co-anchor of the entertainment television show "Access Hollywood," takes for granted. It's something she, like many other Latinos raised and educated in the United States, has had to work hard to master. But her English dominance doesn't mean she doesn't identify with her Latino heritage.
August 15, 1991 |
To reach more Orange County Latinos, two Santa Ana hospitals began marketing a Spanish-language physician network and health care membership program this week that will refer Spanish-speaking patients to physicians fluent in Spanish. The hospitals--Doctors Hospital of Santa Ana and Santa Ana Hospital Medical Center--hope to provide non-English-speaking Latinos easier access to health care through a program called Nuestra Familia Medica, which means Our Medical Family.
November 27, 1994 |
In the modest back room of the Cudahy Roman Catholic Church, Salvadoran immigrant Emma Amaya has held sway over the minds of 22 adults two nights a week for the past year: She is teaching them how to read. Under flickering fluorescent lights, amid walls adorned with portraits of a suffering Christ and sermons copied in a child's cursive script, Amaya conducts her Spanish-language literacy class.
July 16, 1998 |
Spanish-language radio gained substantial market share in Los Angeles and Orange counties in the spring quarter, driven by the top two stations in the market, the Arbitron ratings service reported Wednesday. Spanish adult contemporary music station KLVE-FM (107.5) returned to first place, where it had been for the previous 27 months, and sister station KSCA-FM (101.9), playing Mexican regional music, fell back to second. From April 2 to June 24, the two stations accounted for 12.
September 22, 1997
KLVE-FM (107.5), the top-ranked radio station in Los Angeles, was honored Saturday as the best Spanish-language station in the nation during closing ceremonies at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Convention in New Orleans. In a vote of broadcasters from Spanish-language stations across the U.S., KLVE was presented with the prestigious Marconi Award. The station was also nominated for best station in any language in a major market.
May 19, 2001 |
The nights of Spanish-language radio float above waves of romantic love songs. The days bob on the choppy waters of salsa, rock en espanol and ranchera. In the early mornings, listeners ride along in musical bliss, sometimes catching a few headlines, or an astrology reading, or scores from big soccer games.
January 18, 2004 |
There are more Spanish-speaking users of the Internet in the U.S. than in some Spanish-speaking countries, yet many U.S. websites cater more to customers in those foreign countries. None of the big three online travel agencies -- Expedia, Orbitz and Travelocity -- has Spanish-language functionality on its U.S. site. Expedia, however, has a French-language site for Canadian customers, although those 6.7 million French-speakers are but a fraction of the 28.1 million Spanish-speakers in the U.S.
July 13, 1988 |
Cable News Network announced Tuesday that it has begun selling its Atlanta-produced Spanish-language newscast south of the border. Nine stations and cable broadcasters in seven Central and South American countries have started to air "Noticiero Telemundo-CNN," a half-hour news show that debuted May 30 in the United States on the Telemundo network's five owner-operated stations and 18 affiliates.