Articles Tagged With ‘Radio’




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KPRL drops Paso High football games

A financial dispute has brought to a halt a 50-year tradition of North County radio station KPRL broadcasting Paso Robles High School football games. [Cal Coast Times] In June, Paso Robles Joint Unified School District Superintendent Chris Williams decided to... (Continue reading)

El Dorado to sell KVEC to American General Media

KVEC news talk radio, the oldest radio station on the Central Coast, announced earlier today that El Dorado Broadcasters reached an agreement to sell KVEC to American General Media. Under broadcasting regulations, the public will now have 60 days to... (Continue reading)

Dick Mason departs KVEC radio

Morning news anchor Dick Mason stepped down from KVEC radio on Monday, a little more than three months after he began the position. Mason, a veteran Central Coast news broadcaster, was originally hired by El Dorado Broadcasters last January to... (Continue reading)

Hill accused of harassment

Veteran radio broadcaster Dick Mason unloaded a barrage of criticism Tuesday at San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill, who Mason said has been harassing him and targeting his family. Mason’s sharp comments, delivered during the “public comment” part of... (Continue reading)

KVEC drops morning news team

El Dorado Broadcasters, owner of News/Talk 920 KVEC radio, announced in an email Monday morning plans to terminate the positions of both News Director King Harris and on-air producer Joe Bowman, effective Jan. 15. Harris has served as the host... (Continue reading)

Velie on KVEC tonight at 5 p.m.

With only 20 days left until former North County Developer Kelly Gearhart is sentenced for fraud, KVEC’s Dave Congalton and CalCoastNew’s Karen Velie will replay and discuss segments from a 2008 interview on the Dave Congalton show Tuesday at 5... (Continue reading)

Five San Luis Obispo radio stations to be sold to new media company

A new media company, Dimes Media of Camarillo, announced it has entered into an agreement with Mapleton Communications to purchase five San Luis Obispo market radio stations. The five stations are the first Dimes Media acquisition. Mapleton is attempting to... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly radio station at risk after sexually explicit fundraiser

By CCN STAFF KCPR FM, Cal Poly’s student-run radio station, could be sold away from the campus following a fundraising promotion in which two student DJs offered to sell photos of their genitals in return for cash donations. For $20... (Continue reading)

Sheriff revamps report of drug bust

By CCN STAFF Details of a December drug raid provided by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department have undergone alterations since Sheriff Ian Parkinson complained in a letter to radio station KVEC about CalCoastNews’ reporting of the incident. Parkinson’s... (Continue reading)

KCLU to battle KCBX for market share

National Public Radio station KCLU announced it is expanding its reach to include northern Santa Barbara County and southern San Luis Obispo County beginning in mid-June. Both KCBX and KCLU are nonprofit public radio stations that carry programming from National... (Continue reading)



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