Articles Tagged With ‘Radio’

SLO’s $74 million portfolio draws leery eyes

A group of local property owners are aggravated to learn San Luis Obispo is sitting on more than $74 million in cash and investments but despite that will soon be asking them to pay more for water, sewer and parking... (Continue reading)

Alarming increase in attacks on ASH workers

Violent attacks against employees and patients at Atascadero State Hospital (ASH) has risen 36 percent since 2006 despite a new federal treatment plan that was intended to curb the assaults, according to state and federal documents. NPR Records show violence... (Continue reading)

KGO radio tackles Diablo safety issue

KGO News/Talk radio, 810 AM, out of San Francisco is scheduled to air a segment Thursday night from 10:05 to 11 on safety issues surrounding PG&E’s Diablo Canyon nuclear power facility. Guest host Christine Craft will interview guests Jane Swanson... (Continue reading)

Four more radio stations drop Glenn Beck

The controversy over right wing radio talk show host Glenn Beck continues with the news that Buckley Radio is dropping the hot-button program from four of its stations in Connecticut. [Media Matters] Buckley officials announced Beck would be removed from... (Continue reading)

Conservative talk radio accused of using actors as callers

Allegations are being made, accusing conservative talk radio show hosts, including Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, and Glenn Beck, of using paid actors to portray angry callers into their nationally syndicated programs. [Columbia Journalism Review] Published reports suggests that the call-in... (Continue reading)

Group wages battle against Glenn Beck

A group of San Luis Obispo County residents, prompted by last month’s shootings in Tucson, Ariz. that left six dead, has mounted a campaign to pressure local radio stations to limit what they call “hate talk.” Since January, outspoken critics of... (Continue reading)

Dr. Laura n-n-next on satellite radio

Santa Barbara-based radio talk show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger is taking her nationally syndicated program to satellite radio in January. [AP] Schlessinger has reached a multi-year deal with Sirius XM radio to air her program, though specific terms have not... (Continue reading)

KCBX gets $60,000 grant to boost HD signal

KCBX, San Luis Obispo County’s public radio station, is receiving a $60,000 federal grant through the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB) to improve the station’s digital signal. Cong. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) made the announcement Friday. Her office helped secure... (Continue reading)

Dr. Laura to quit radio show amid controversy

Dr. Laura Schlessinger, a talk radio fixture for three decades, announced Tuesday that she will quit her syndicated program at the end of the year. [LA Times] Schlessinger, who goes by the name “Dr. Laura,” on her show, said on... (Continue reading)

How did your favorite local radio station do?

The new ratings for Central Coast radio stations were announced this week and two local stations slugged it out for the top spot in overall listenership. [] County favorite KKJG (“The Jug”) was in first place once again, but found... (Continue reading)