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Margaret Carrero

margret carrero 6552 Margaret Carrero Margaret Carrero joined the KNX 1070 news team in March 2012.

Margaret began her radio career at country music station KRAK in Sacramento. A few years later she transitioned to traffic reporting with Metro Networks / Westwood One. For the better part of her 15 years with Metro, Margaret produced content and traffic reports in the Sacramento / San Joaquin Valley region and delivered countless reports for just about every radio format from Chico to Merced.

She transferred to Metro’s Fresno office in 2006 where she wrote news for the company’s wire service, while continuing to do traffic reports on radio and television. In 2008, Margaret joined the KMJ news team in Fresno.

Many of Margaret’s stories have aired on the CBS Radio network over the years.

February 1914:  Mr. Bert Dingley driving a car along a section of the immense aqueduct of Los Angeles in California.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: History

The war over water in California dates back more than a century, and the drought has reopened some of the old wounds.

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Running On Empty: Hydroponics

As food prices go up because of the drought, some people are looking to grow their own with less water.

6 hours ago

California Gov. Jerry Brown holds a chart showing statewide average precipitation as he speaks during a news conference on January 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  Gov. Brown declared a drought state of emergency for  California as the state faces water shortfalls in what is expected to be the driest year in state history. Residents are being asked to voluntarily reduce water usage by 20%. (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Running On Empty: Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a drought state of emergency in California, calling on all Californians to cut back their water use by 20 percent.

6 hours ago

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Deluxe Film Processing Plant In Hollywood To Close, Shed 100 Jobs

Hollywood will witness the end of an era Friday as a decades-old film processing lab says goodbye to celluloid.

05/09/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: CineFamily

Since 2007, the historic Silent Movie Theatre in LA’s Fairfax District has been home to a non-profit group on a mission to reinvigorate the theatrical experience.

04/25/2014

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Longtime Jackson Employee: AEG Co-CEO Knew About Medications In 90s

Michael Jackson’s longtime hair and makeup artist testified Thursday that AEG’s co-CEO was aware of the singer’s mix of medications, which she said he began receiving nearly two decades before his death.

05/09/2013

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Jury Hears Voicemail From Jackson’s Manager

Five days before Michael Jackson died, his manager called the singer’s doctor and said Jackson was sick.

05/02/2013

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March Foreclosure Rates Lowest In 5 Years

The number of American homes reposed by lenders in March fell to the lowest level in more than five years, according to Los Angeles-based Realty Trac Inc.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/11/2013

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Toll Lanes Make For Slower Commute On 110 Freeway

Express toll lanes aimed at reducing traffic congestion could be slowing down drivers on the Harbor (110) Freeway, officials said Wednesday.

04/10/2013

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South LA Shelter Offers Pets-In-Waiting Heated Floors, Retractable Roofs

If you’re looking for a furry friend to take home, the city of Los Angeles wants to be your matchmaker.

04/04/2013

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LA City Fire Eyes Bigger EMS Presence At Dodger Stadium

The next time you go to Dodger Stadium, you could see more emergency personnel parked outside.

03/27/2013

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Beach Art Display By Michael Sistig Points To Awareness Of Sustainability

German artist Michael Sistig has debuted an art display along the shoreline of El Segundo Beach.

02/16/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Festival Of Arts

(KNX 1070) – Laguna Beach’s “Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters” has grown to become a beloved summer tradition.

01/25/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Hoag Beach

Big changes are in store for Hoag Hospital, which has been serving the healthcare needs of central coastal Orange County for more than 60 years.

01/25/2013

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CSU To Offer Online Classes For $150

Students in the California State University system will soon have access to online courses to earn college credit over the Internet.

01/15/2013

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