| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Spanish-language radio star Eduardo "Piolin" Sotelo has filed a lawsuit against six former staff members who worked on his canceled Univision Radio program, claiming the group banded together to try to extort $4.9 million from him.
Sotelo claims to be a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The new top banana in local morning radio, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), not only held onto No. 1 in July but also widened his lead in the Los Angeles-Orange County ratings, according to figures released...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. is launching a rebranded political talk channel for left-leaning audiences next week called "SiriusXM Progress."
The channel, formerly known as "SiriusXM Left," will debut Monday and feature an afternoon...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The rehabilitation of George Zimmerman has begun.
Robert Zimmerman Jr., George Zimmerman’s older brother, has launched a one-man PR effort, showing up all over CNN, on NPR, even finding time for Breitbart, to extol his brother’s essential...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Organizers of Occupy Los Angeles are planning a 4 p.m. rally at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. and Crenshaw boulevards in South L.A. to protest the not guilty verdicts in the Trayvon Martin case.
George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 3:33 PM
Harry Shearer's long-running radio show "Le Show" is no longer being broadcast on KCRW, and his similarly long-running job voicing multiple characters on "The Simpsons" doesn't take up all that much time, so the actor, writer and sometime "Spinal Tap"...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Shares of Internet radio giant Pandora Media Inc. fell Wednesday after an analyst said Apple Inc.’s technology will give it an advantage as it pushes into the market of in-car listeners.
Richard Greenfield, an analyst at BTIG who has a “...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Rdio Inc., a San Francisco-based streaming music company, has revamped its Internet radio service with new types of stations and additional features in an apparent attempt to take on giant Pandora Media Inc.
The update to Rdio, which is available on...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Last week, we brought you news that Robert Glasper, the wide-ranging jazz pianist, would release a new album by his band the Robert Glasper Experiment on Oct. 29.
Now you can hear the album's lead single, "Calls," below.
A luscious neo-soul cut with...
| Jun 27, 2013
In the scheme of mythical hazards — that you should never swim immediately after eating, that touching a frog will give you warts, that you'll grow hair on your hands if you, well, you know — the idea that an iPod could bring down a plane...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Marian McPartland, a jazz pianist and composer whose radio show "Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz" was National Public Radio's longest running and most widely carried jazz program, has died. She was 95.
McPartland died of natural causes Tuesday night at...