Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits EarthA sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.
KPFA Radio Host, Father Of 3 Killed In Oakland Hit-And-Run CrashA board operator and co-host at the public radio station KPFA died in a hit-and-run crash in Oakland early Saturday morning.
SF Zoo Management Accused Of Illegal Eavesdropping On WorkersThe whistleblower contacted a union steward to tell them that he had heard a manager secretly listening in on a zoo employee and making fun of the way that person talked.
Cable Cars, CBS Newsrooms Among 1,000 Left Without Power In San FranciscoPG&E officials say at least 1,000 people were hit by an outage Monday afternoon that turned the KPIX 5 and KCBS Radio newsrooms dark.
NorCal Society Of Journalists Awards KCBS Radio With Excellence In Journalism Award For Asiana Crash CoverageThe SPJ said the coverage was “an amazing record of what happened during the Asiana crash with riveting first-hand accounts.”
U2’s Bono Talks On The Air With JaynAUDIO: "Hey Jayn (of Alice@97.3), I've got Bono on the line for you" is how the convo started...
Strong Solar Storm Heading To Earth; May Cause Disturbances In Satellite, Radio Transmissions A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.
Oakland-Based Pandora Internet Radio Cuts First-Ever Direct Deal With Artists Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.
Private SoCal Memorial Service For "American Top 40" Radio DJ Casey Kasem About 100 family members, close friends and business associates gathered at the memorial at a church in Southern California.
Top 40 Countdown Host Casey Kasem, Former SF 'Screaming' Deejay, Dead At 82Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday.
Best Newscast In Nation Nets KCBS 23rd Murrow AwardKCBS Radio wins prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast in the nation, the 23rd such award for KCBS Radio.
'The Dating Game' Host Jim Lange Dead At 81The 1st host of the popular game show died at his home in Mill Valley, Tuesday morning...