| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Univision Radio Network's sudden cancellation of Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's wildly popular morning radio talk show "Piolín por la Manana" has fans aghast, wondering why the show is going off the air.
"He was popular," said Juan Carlos Palma, 30, a barber...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
From the barbershops of El Monte to a mariachi outfitter's in Boyle Heights, many Southern Californians struggled Tuesday to make sense of the sudden disappearance of the wacky, warmhearted man they'd woken up with for the last decade.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Univision Communications has officially confirmed that it has ended its 10-year association with Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo, the popular longtime host of Univision Radio's morning show, “Piolin por la Mañana."
"After a 10-year run, Sotelo...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Songs about roasting chestnuts, winter wonderlands and a runaway snowman once again helped propel KOST-FM (103.5) to the top of the local radio ratings.
Figures released Monday by Arbitron showed that the adult contemporary music station's annual switch...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Ricardo Sanchez, the No. 1 morning radio personality in Los Angeles until he was abruptly sidelined last fall, has switched stations.
Sanchez -- who goes by the nickname "El Mandril" -- announced this week in a Facebook post that he has joined a new...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Winter did wonders again for KOST-FM (103.5) as listeners' appetite for holiday-themed music bouyed the station to the top of the local radio ratings for the second straight month.
Numbers released Tuesday by Arbitron showed that playlists with...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses.
New York-based Nielsen,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:30 PM
It pays to play the hits.
Just ask Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which on Monday finished No. 1 in the Arbitron radio ratings for Los Angeles-Orange County for the third month in a row by featuring the music of such pop stars as Katy Perry, One...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Until a month ago, Ricardo Sanchez was flying high as Los Angeles' top-rated local morning radio host.
Then the Spanish-language radio personality known as "El Mandril" disappeared from his slot on KLAX-FM (97.9), the Los Angeles station owned by...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Amid a rapidly evolving media landscape, radio remains a constant in Americans' daily lives, according to a new report from Nielsen.
Ninety percent of Americans listen to AM or FM radio each week, with the average listener tuning in for more than two...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
Top 40 station KIIS-FM (102.7), which has been the dominant radio station in Los Angeles and Orange County for most of the previous three years, reclaimed sole possession of first place last month for the first time since April, according to figures...