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  • September19th

    September 11th Memorial

    Posted on Saturday, September 19, 2009, under: Television, Human Interest

    Today, Friends and family of Edna Cintron are remembering her. The front office worker of the international risk management first Marsh and McLennan didn’t make it out of Tower One after the Terrorist Attacks. Patricia Nazario sat down with the woman’s husband. He’s a New York City doorman. He left his post on Madison Avenue to go to the Financial District and look for his wife.

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  • September19th

    Fernando Hernandez will never forget Nov. 24, 2003. That’s the day his blood test came back HIV positive. “My ex-boyfriend was HIV positive,” says Hernandez, “but he didn’t tell me until after we were together for six months.” Read More

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  • July7th

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    About 250 mourners watched the coverage of Michael Jackson’s memorial at First AME Church in South Los Angeles. Read More

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  • June27th

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    La Association National de Periodistas Hispanos tuvo su 27 abba convencion en San Juan de Puerto Rico del 24 al 27 del junio del 2009. Docenas de estudiantes al nivel national trabajaban juntos con reporteros, productores y fotografos profesionales en corto tiempo y con la necesidad de producir espacios noticiosos con nueva tecnologia. Patricia Nazario y su incipiente reportera, Joana Suarez desde La Universidad de Miami, estuvieron en vivo y en directo con la locutora local Silvia Veronica Camacho del Red 96 FM.

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  • May31st

    IndyMac Bank Collapse

    Posted on Sunday, May 31, 2009, under: Radio, Live-Breaking, Business & Finance

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    Federal regulators reopened IndyMac Federal Bank Bank this morning for the first time since shutting down its 33 branches over the weekend. Nervous depositors made a run on the bank last week after word leaked about its credit problems related to the subprime mortgage meltdown. Customers were, again, forming long lines before sunrise. They were eager to withdraw whatever they could. Larry Mantle interviewed several banking experts and went live with Patricia Nazario as she spoke to depositors waiting outside the bank’s Encino branch.

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  • January30th

    Economic Slump May Help Independent Musicians

    Posted on Friday, January 30, 2009, under: Radio, Human Interest

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    The economic slump could bump up business for independent music artists. People tend to swipe their credit cards at Web sites that offer one-of-a-kind melodies, instead of buy mass-marketed compact discs that may offer a few hit tunes. KPCC’s Patricia Nazario spoke with a Southern California artist who’s trying to break into the biz and make a few extra bucks. Sixty-year-old Bill Wood is a self-taught audio engineer. His passion for sound has inspired him to make music. Read More

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  • July28th

    Gas Prices Spike: Beach Outing Dive

    Posted on Monday, July 28, 2008, under: Radio, Human Interest

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    Going to the beach used to be a cheap family outing: pack a lunch and there’s no cost to get in. But with gas averaging $4.50 a gallon, KPCC’s Patricia Nazario took a trip out to Malibu’s Zuma beach to tally up the classic Southland escape this summer. Read More

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  • June20th

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    Temper tantrums, intense therapy sessions and expensive prescription medications are among the challenges that confront parents with special-needs children. To handle it all, a single mom raising three disabled boys in the San Fernando Valley has tapped several resources. She doesn’t spend one red cent. Read More

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  • June1st

    Universal Studios Fire

    Posted on Sunday, June 1, 2008, under: Radio, Live-Breaking

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  • April4th

    Firefighter Laid to Rest

    Posted on Friday, April 4, 2008, under: Radio, Human Interest

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    A spectacle was in order for the first firefighter Los Angeles has lost on the job in almost four years. Flags flew at half mast in downtown this morning, and dozens of polished fire trucks lined city streets near the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Friends, relatives, and city officials joined hundreds of firefighters from across the country who paid their last respects to fallen firefighter Brent Lovrien. KPCC’s Patricia Nazario and Brian Watt observed the memorial. Read More

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