| Dec 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Listeners tuning in to KCSN's new HD2 radio station will notice something once unheard of but increasingly common in American culture: Spanish and English being spoken — and sung — together, almost interchangeably.
One day recently, for...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Some heavy storms may be headed toward the Weather Channel.
DirecTV, the El Segundo satellite broadcaster with more than 20 million subscribers around the country, has quietly started distributing a network called WeatherNation just as its deal to carry...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 7:30 PM
YREKA, Calif. — Farmers, ranchers and onetime loggers were among those who packed a church community room here in August to listen to a former state lawmaker convey his vision of a cleaved — and more governable — California.
| Dec 31, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The old man crouches over a Steinway in the hotel lobby, a lifetime of musical mementos stacked above the keyboard — photographs, news clippings, old albums and CDs for sale.
Joe Vento is a gray-haired showman, a gregarious self-promoter who's...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For almost two decades, DirecTV's Sunday Ticket package of National Football League games has been a superstar performer for the satellite broadcaster.
But like any team with an aging and expensive player, DirecTV now has to decide whether to keep...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Longtime conservative New York radio host Bob Grant has died at age 84.
His death Tuesday in Hillsborough, N.J., after a short illness was confirmed by New York radio station WABC.
Grant once derided Martin Luther King Jr. as "that slimeball." He was...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Gracenote, a Silicon Valley company whose name-that-tune technology is the backbone of some of the most popular digital music services, is unveiling a platform to power the next generation of Internet radio stations.
Dubbed Rhythm, Gracenote's...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Liberty Media Corp. intends to strengthen its embrace of SiriusXM satellite radio.
The Colorado-based Liberty, which is controlled by billionaire John Malone, announced a plan late Friday to offer Liberty common stock to minority shareholders of...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode!
The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Los Angeles is home to hundreds of comedy clubs and sketch shows and some of the country's strongest improvisation schools, which have trained and put a spotlight on comedians like Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy and Taran Killam. But the...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Orioles radio broadcasts will remain on WBAL-AM 1090 for at least the next two seasons.
The club and the station have finalized a multiyear deal for WBAL to remain the Orioles’ radio affiliate, according to an industry source. It is believed to be...