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Ed Mertz

ed mertz Ed MertzEd Mertz has been at KFWB since March of 2000 and began reporting for KNX in March 2009.  Previously, Ed covered news in Arizonamag glass 10x10 Ed Mertz, Arkansas, Florida and Oklahoma.

Originally from Michigan, Ed graduated with a Journalism degree from USC.

California Agriculture Faces Challenges As Drought Continues

Running On Empty: OC Water District’s Mehul Patel

In Orange County, they’re turning sewer water into drinking water.

07/31/2014

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Running On Empty: Montecito

It’s a tough lesson for one of Southern California’s wealthiest communities.

07/31/2014

A proposed groundwater treatment complex in the San Fernando Basin will include centralized and localized treatment facilities in the vicinity of LADWP’s North Hollywood, Rinaldi-Toluca and Tujunga Wellfield. (courtesy DWP)

Running On Empty: Making Water

Work is being done to tap into the ocean, while the water flowing from some taps is already coming from toilets.

07/31/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Placentia Metrolink Station

It’s been years in the making and a ground-breaking date is still months away.

07/25/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Savi Ranch

Here’s your chance to help re-develop a plot of land in Yorba Linda that’s about the size of Disneyland.

07/25/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Taste Of Yorba Linda

If you are looking for an all-you-can-eat experience, it just so happens there’s one happening Thursday with the “Taste of Yorba Linda”.

07/25/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Park La Brea

The largest residential complex west of the Mississippi is in the Fairfax District.

04/25/2014

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Medi-Cal

The new system will enroll more people in Medi-Cal, but that could cause huge challenges.

10/03/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Emergency Rooms

The Affordable Care Act is supposed to reduce the number of people going to emergency rooms, but hospital administrators say they doubt that.

10/03/2013

The San Diego County Fair Comes to Southern California

KNX On Your Corner: LA County Fair

Something old, something new, and something tasty too can all be found at the Los Angeles County Fair.

09/06/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Pomona CTEC

Most people go to the L.A. County Fairgrounds to have a good time – but a few hundred go there for school.

09/06/2013

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KNX On Your Corner: LA County Fair Economy

The Los Angeles County Fair runs for about a month, and it’s a lucrative time for the Fairplex.

09/06/2013

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KNX On Your Corner: Horse Racing

While there have always been plenty of ponies at the Los Angeles County Fair, Ed Mertz reports some of them will be racing at the Fairplex Park track starting Friday.

09/06/2013

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KNX On Your Corner: NHRA

Southern California has long been a hotbed for hot rods and speed and that story can be found in Pomona.

09/06/2013

LAFD Chief Brian Cummings with Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, who who landed US Airways flight 1549 on the Hudson River in 2009, at the 2013 National Homeland Security Conference on Tuesday, June 4. (credit: Twitter/@LAFDFIRECHIEF)

Homeland Security Conference Convenes For First Time In LA

City leaders and security officials assembled Tuesday for the opening of the first-ever national homeland security conference in downtown Los Angeles.

06/04/2013

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