John Brooks loves to tell 40-second stories. Perhaps that is why he has been telling them at KFWB NEWS TALK 980 since 1979. For a dozen years an award winning morning news anchor, John is now back to doing what he loves best, field reporting. And in February 2009, John began reporting for KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO.
Over the years John has traveled on assignment to report many major stories including the first nine space shuttle landings, the spaceprobe missions of Galileo, Voyager, and Mars Rovers from JPL, the Hillside Strangler trial, and to the Mideast before the first Gulf War with Vice President Quayle.
A native of Buffalo, New York and a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan, John attended Allegheny College in Pennsylvania. He is married to Frances and they have a daughter April.
The defense attorney for former mayor Oscar Hernandez was too uneducated to know whether his six-figure salary was illegal.
The top assessor in Los Angeles County could face arrest while in jail after failing to show up in court, a judge said Wednesday.
Could the future site of an NFL team in Los Angeles find a home next to Dodger Stadium?
California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Wednesday sweeping pension reforms that he defended as benefiting both workers and taxpayers.
A San Fernando Valley woman is the driving force behind a campaign to prohibit strip clubs from advertising on billboards.
Superior Court Judge James Chalfant rejected a bid by local labor groups to stop the construction of a Walmart store in the historic Chinatown district.
If you have plans to head to the beach this Labor Day weekend, make sure there’s a lifeguard on duty wherever you plant your towel.
A citywide ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles could be suspended on Wednesday even before it takes effect.
This weekend, military jets will be testing the skies over Los Angeles to determine whether it will be safe to fly the space shuttle Endeavor low over the city.
As thousands of students move in Wednesday for the new school year, there’s heavy security both on and off the USC campus.
Employers added 25,200 jobs statewide in July — the largest month-over-month increase in the nation, officials said Friday.
An estimated 800,000 homeowners will be asked to pay as much as $150 per each rural property annually to fund firefighting efforts amid what Sacramento is calling an increased wildfire risk.
A pair of Westside city councilmen has admitted to taking campaign donations from – and even patronizing – local medical marijuana dispensaries.
The shutdown of a key Southland freeway connector will force thousands of motorists to detour through Long Beach and Seal Beach starting Monday.
It won’t be “game over” anytime soon for the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
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