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Claudia Peschiutta

claudia peschiutta Claudia PeschiuttaClaudia Peschiutta is a general-assignment reporter at KNX 1070 Newsradio. She has more than a decade of journalism experience and has covered everything from fires to trials.

The UCLA graduate began her career as a print journalist, working for several newspapers, including the Glendale News-Press and the Los Angeles Business Journal. Peschiutta became a broadcast journalist in 2002 when she joined KFWB 980.

She went on to become the West Coast correspondent for the FOX News Radio network. Peschiutta missed covering local, breaking news and went to KNX in 2006.

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Councilman Wants More Barriers On Venice Boardwalk

A day after a car careened into a crowd of people on the Venice Beach boardwalk, a local lawmaker says more barriers should be put up to keep vehicular traffic away.

08/04/2013

"Grim Sleeper" suspect Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Victims’ Relatives Tired Of Waiting For Trial To Start Against Suspected ‘Grim Sleeper’

More than three years after police arrested a suspect in the so-called “Grim Sleeper” serial killings, no trial date is in sight.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/01/2013

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Garcetti Launches Review Of LA City Department Heads

Mayor Eric Garcetti met with city department heads Monday as part of his administration’s efforts to improve efficiency at City Hall.

07/08/2013

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Pasadena Arson Suspect Linked To Over Two Dozen Fires

Javier Viera has been allegedly linked to 21 incidents of arson and attempted arson in South Pasadena and four in Pasadena since mid- November.

04/22/2013

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich (credit: John Heller/Getty Images)

County Supervisor ‘Outraged’ After Email From Mayoral Candidate

A plea for last-minute campaign donations from Los Angeles mayoral candidate Kevin James has prompted a rebuke from one Los Angeles County official.

03/05/2013

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Pasadena Declares Temporary Water Shortage Emergency

Residents and businesses in Pasadena and other foothill communities were being asked on Wednesday to reduce their water consumption while a major water pipeline is taken out of service.

02/20/2013

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Avon To Close Pasadena Facility In Cost-Cutting Plan

The city of Pasadena is about to lose one of its oldest employers.

01/18/2013

Chuck Lutz, the Herald Examiner's last employee is calling it a day ... Wednesday. (credit: KNX1070s Claudia Peschiutta)

The Herald Examiner’s Last Employee Retires This Week Even Though Paper Ended In 1989

It’s been more than 23 years since the Los Angeles Herald Examiner ceased publication.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/06/2013

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Adopted Burn Victim From China Undergoes 9 Surgeries Since Arriving In LA

A 10-year-old burn victim from China has undergone a huge changes since arriving in Los Angeles last year.

12/24/2012

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‘Close To Half’ Of LA County Inmates Registered As GOP Voters

With less than a week to go before Election Day, one particular group of voters is getting some help in making sure their voice is heard.

10/31/2012

Curiosity's "first steps." (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes Its First Drive

Gov. Jerry Brown was on hand to watch the Mars rover Curiosity take its first drive on the surface of the red planet Wednesday.

08/22/2012

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Tax Cut Aimed At Luring Back LA Car Dealerships

Lawmakers on Thursday were hopeful that a City Council vote to eliminate a business tax on sales of new cars would lure in more revenue for the city.

07/05/2012

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LA City Council OKs $5 Parking Fine Hikes

Critics fear the vote to raise parking fines as high as $93 could disproportionately impact lower-income residents of high-density neighborhoods.

07/03/2012

Angel Cortez was just 14 months old and was starting to talk, walk and learn baby sign language when he was gunned down on June 4, 2012. (courtesy LAPD)

Detectives Move Closer To Naming Suspect In Deadly Watts Shooting

Police on Monday said an arrest could be imminent in the fatal shooting of a one-year-old baby in Watts.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/11/2012

Charles "Tex" Watson (credit: CBS)

Judge Grants LAPD Access To Audio Tapes Of Manson Family Member

A Texas judge has ruled that the LAPD can listen to audio tapes of former Manson family member Charles “Tex” Watson and his attorney.

05/29/2012

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