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KRLA AM 870 is a conservative talk radio station owned by Salem Communications. It features many religious conservative hosts, such as Hugh Hewitt, Michael Medved, and Dennis Prager. Conservatism or political conservatism is any of several historically related political philosophies or political ideologies. ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... Salem Communications is a Christian radio company operating in the United States, with 95 stations across the country that are primarily located in the nations biggest markets. ... Hugh Hewitt is a conservative radio talk show host, author, and blogger. ... Michael Medved (born October 1948) is an American nationally syndicated conservative radio talk show host, film critic and author. ... Dennis Prager (born August 2, 1948) is a syndicated radio host, columnist and public speaker in the United States. ...


History

taken from the KRLA website:


News Talk 870, KRLA Established by Reed Callister and David Cannon, News Talk 870, KRLA (formerly KIEV) began broadcasting in February of 1933 on 100 watts of power at 850kc after Callister, an attorney from Utah, purchased a set of steel broadcasting towers from KNX radio in Hollywood. With the help of a blacksmith, he erected the towers behind the Glendale Hotel, and made arrangements with the hotel for free rent in exchange for advertisements. By 1934, KIEV was granted a power upgrade to 250watts at 850kc. Finally in 1941, under NARBA, KIEV found it's home on 870AM as a 250 watt broadcast station. An attorney is someone who represents someone else in the transaction of business: For attorney-at-law, see lawyer, solicitor, barrister or civil law notary. ... State nickname: Beehive State Other U.S. States Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Governor Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. ... KNX is a Los Angeles, California, clear channel radio station operating on 1070 kHz with 50,000 watts of power from a transmitter site in Torrance. ... ... Glendale is the name of some places in the United States of America and Canada: Glendale, Arizona Glendale, California Glendale, Colorado Glendale, Rhode Island Glendale, Wisconsin Glendale, Alberta There are also: Glenn Dale, Maryland Glen Dale, West Virginia Glendale is also the name of a neighborhood in the borough of...


Attracting energetic and colorful on-air personalities became KIEV's trademark, and many of Southern California's biggest names in radio history found a home there through the years, including Dick Whittinghill of KMPC, Don Rickles of NBC, Sam Benson of KLAC, and Dick Sinclair of KFI and KTLA, who returned after 26 years to become the program director. Southern California Los Angeles, rush hour on the Harbor Freeway San Diego Southern California, sometimes abbreviated SoCal, is an informal name for the southern one-third of the state of California. ... KMPC-1540 is known to the Los Angeles and Orange County area as 1540: The Ticket. It is an all-sports AM station which covers the basketball and football teams of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles Galaxy soccer, NASCAR, and most recently San Diego Chargers football. ... Don Rickles (born May 8, 1926) is an American comedian and actor. ... The 1986 Peacock logo, designed by Chermayeff & Geismar. ... KFI is an AM radio station that began operating on March 15, 1922 as one of the United States first high-powered, clear channel stations. ... KTLA-TV (Channel 5) is a television station in the Los Angeles and Orange County area. ...


In 1961, KIEV was sold to William Beaton and his sons Fred and Ron. Mr. Beaton remained president and chairman of the board until his death in 1985 at the age of eighty. At that time, Fred and Ron took control of the station. The offices of KIEV had occupied the basement of the historic Glendale Hotel for the first thirty years and then moved to the first floor. In 1989, KIEV management, realizing the need for additional space, moved its offices to 5900 San Fernando Road. With the purchase of its new headquarters, KIEV also boosted its power from 5,000 to 10,000 watts. In March 1997, the station increased its power to 20,000 watts and can now be heard from Santa Barbara to San Diego and east to Barstow. San Fernando can be any of the following: San Fernando City, La Union, Philippines San Fernando City, Pampanga, Philippines San Fernando Valley, California, United States San Fernando, California, United States San Fernando, Spain San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... Santa Barbara is the county seat and principal city of Santa Barbara County, on the Pacific coast of California. ... San Diego County in the Southwest corner of California. ... Barstow is a city located in San Bernardino County, California. ...


In September of 1998, Salem Communications, Corp., the nation's tenth largest radio conglomerate purchased the station. During the next two years KIEV evolved into a major talk radio force in the Los Angeles market, adding personalities Hugh Hewitt, Dennis Prager, Michael Medved, and Larry Marino, to broadcasting legend Ray Briem. On January 1st, 2001, the KIEV call letters were retired, and AM 870 was relaunched as News Talk 870 KRLA. The change identifies that the station's transformation into a 24 hour, 7 days a week news, talk and information-format station with on-air talent deserving of the legendary KRLA call letters. Salem Communications is a Christian radio company operating in the United States, with 95 stations across the country that are primarily located in the nations biggest markets. ... This article is about the largest city in California. ... Hugh Hewitt is a conservative radio talk show host, author, and blogger. ... Dennis Prager (born August 2, 1948) is a syndicated radio host, columnist and public speaker in the United States. ... Michael Medved (born October 1948) is an American nationally syndicated conservative radio talk show host, film critic and author. ...


Programming

The complete weekday show schedule as of July 25, 2005 is as follows. All times are Pacific.


0000-0300 Mike Gallagher


0300-0600 William Bennett's Morning in America William John Bennett (born July 3, 1943) served as United States Secretary of Education from 1985 to 1988. ...


0600-0900 Laura Ingraham Laura Ingraham (born January 1, 1965 in Glastonbury, Connecticut) is an American conservative talk radio host and author. ...


0900-1200 Dennis Prager Dennis Prager (born August 2, 1948) is a syndicated radio host, columnist and public speaker in the United States. ...


1200-1500 Michael Medved Michael Medved (born October 1948) is an American nationally syndicated conservative radio talk show host, film critic and author. ...


1500-1900 Hugh Hewitt Hugh Hewitt is a conservative radio talk show host, author, and blogger. ...


1900-2100 Michael Savage Michael Savage can refer to several different people: Michael Joseph Savage, Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1935 to 1940. ...


2100-2200 paid programming Infomercials are television commercials that run as long as a typical television program (roughly thirty minutes or an hour). ...


2200-0000 Advice Line with Roy Masters A Critical Assessment Roy Masters was a British-born American controversial talk radio personality. ...


Links

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KRLA Phasor, with the operator's control desk in the foreground.
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This sound reminded you, you were at KRLA and reinforced your respect for high-voltage.
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