| 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
| 11:31 AM
People who listen to Pandora Media Inc.'s Internet radio service in the car will now hear advertisements as the company tries to add revenue from the automotive market.
The Oakland-based company said Monday that it is rolling out in-car advertising...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Jon Barry, a 14-year NBA veteran, has reached a multiyear agreement to serve as the lead NBA analyst on ESPN Radio.
Barry will work more than 40 regular-season and playoff broadcasts, ESPN said, with Kevin Calabro returning as play-by-play broadcaster....
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:00 AM
NPR wants more things considered for its mobile applications.
As more people -- especially those in younger generations -- listen to programming on mobile devices and in Internet-connected cars, the public radio institution is trying to improve its...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Robert Glasper is clearly familiar with Hollywood's rule for sequels.
Following in the footsteps of 2012's genre-mashing "Black Radio," which blended jazz and hip-hop into a distinct, Grammy-winning mix (in the R&B category), Glasper aims for bigger and...
| Dec 18, 2013
Harold Camping didn't live to see the end of the world.
The Oakland-based radio preacher, who died Sunday, drew international attention, much of it in the form of ridicule, when he predicted — more than once — the precise date of the Rapture...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Chuck Cecil went to his first big band show in 1939, driving with three high school friends in a Model A Ford to South Gate to see bandleader Jimmie Lunceford at the Trianon Ballroom.
The following year, he was at the opening of the Hollywood...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Award-winning investigative journalist
Raul Ramirez, 67, an investigative newspaper journalist who went on to help build a prominent Northern California public radio news operation, died Friday at home in Berkeley, said San Francisco...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Angels-owned radio station KLAA (AM 830) has hired troubled ex-major leaguer Jim Leyritz to co-host a new sports talk show, a peculiar move for a club that lost promising young pitcher Nick Adenhart to a drunk-driving accident in 2009.
Leyritz, a two-...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:56 PM
NEW YORK — I'm standing on the stage of the Hudson Theatre. I'm 23 again, when I dreamed of stardom on the Great White Way. Though I hadn't the stomach to wait for fame and fortune and traded singing for paper and pen, I often return to indulge my...