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Ron Kilgore

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Ron Kilgore is a 36-year broadcast veteran in radio and television news.

Before joining KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO in March 2005, he was a producer/anchor for NBC News Radio, as well as a guest host for America in the Morning and First Light, nationally syndicated morning news magazines.

Ron previously was host of the nationally syndicated morning business program, The Wall Street Journal This Morning. Los Angeles news radio listeners also know Ron from his work at KFWB, where he hosted and produced the Los Angeles Times Noon Business Hour and was a morning news anchor and an entertainment reporter. Ever versatile, Ron has also been the lead correspondent for Democratic and Republican National Conventions.

Ron has won 10 Golden Mikes for his excellence in sports, news and economic reporting. He has been honored with the American Bar Association Award of Merit, the Arizona AP Governor’s Cup and numerous AP awards.

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OC City Faces Bankruptcy, Unincorporation As Revenues Plunge

The city manager of Stanton says drastic reductions to public services are coming in the face of an annual deficit of over $2.8 million.


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Report: Less Than 2 Percent Of OC Fire Calls Are Fire-Related

An Orange County grand jury found an overwhelming 70 percent of calls to the fire department are not fire-related at all.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/07/2012

Gadget was last seen on Burbank Boulevard between Whitsett and Laurel Canyon in Valley Village. (courtesy Beagle Freedom Project)

Missing Beagle Rescued From Animal Testing Lab Found

The hunt for a beagle that went missing in the San Fernando Valley is finally over! Gadget, a special needs dog that was rescued from an animal testing lab in Spain last November, was found Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2012

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Cats Targeted In Coyote Attacks Around Long Beach

Pet owners in several neighborhoods around Long Beach were on alert Monday after a string of recent coyote attacks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/21/2012

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Pomona Freeway Bridge Destroyed By Tanker Fire To Reopen Early

Five months after being destroyed by a tanker truck fire, the Paramount Boulevard bridge over the 60 Freeway is set to open just in time for the Monday morning commute.


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405 Freeway Ramps Along Wilshire Set For 90-Day Closures In June

Whatever name you choose to call it, the sequel to last year’s partial closure of the 405 Freeway is set to debut next month.


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Wildfire Drill To Force Topanga Residents To Evacuate Homes; First Time Ever

The drill is expected to test residents’ response to an emergency in a neighborhood that has only one major roadway by asking them to actually vacate the canyon.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/27/2012

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KNX On Your Corner: Fisker Automotive

With its ‘Karma’ luxury sports sedan. Anaheim-based Fisker Automotive is a darling of the electric car business — and as KNX 1070′s Ron Kilgore reports, they’re a big hit with the celebrity set, too.


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Severe Weather, Crop Losses Blamed For Coming Spike In Wine Prices

Be sure to enjoy your next glass, wine aficionados: prices for your favorite vino are expected to jump in coming months.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/18/2012

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California Supreme Court Says Companies Don’t Have To Make Employees Take Breaks

The California Supreme Court has ruled that companies are not obligated to make sure employees take their lunch breaks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2012

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Trace Levels Of Radiation Found In Seaweed Along Southern Calif. Coast

Marine life along the California coast may have trace amounts of radiation resulting from last year’s nuclear disaster in Japan.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/09/2012

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Lawmaker Wants Felony Charges, Pension Cuts For Teachers Who Date Students

AB 1861 would strip teachers of their pensions and retiree health care in addition to outlawing any dating situations regardless of age.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/28/2012

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Study: Half Of Americans Feel Undervalued At Work, Will Look For New Jobs

Employees who have managed to keep their jobs during the recession may be looking for greener pastures over the next year.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/22/2012

Governor Jerry Brown welcomed Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner to California on Wednesday, saying the cutting-edge airliner — which employs 20,000 Californians — symbolizes the state's innovation and creativity. (credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

Gov. Brown Welcomes Fuel-Efficient Boeing Dreamliner To Long Beach

The 787 Dreamliner made its first stop in California on a worldwide tour showcasing the cutting-edge aircraft.

CBS Los Angeles–03/14/2012

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Star Eco Station

Up close and personal, great big fish, an ocean reef, alligators, giant pythons, and enough parrots to make a pirate weep.