history

KFWB logo

KFWB Through the Years

As KFWB AM 980 transitions to an all sports format, here’s a look back at KFWB through the years. LA’s Afternoon News with Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee describe some of the rich history of […]

08/23/2014

Actor Diogo Morgado who plays Jesus in the film "The Bible." (AP Photo/LightWorkers Media, Joe Alblas)

NBC plans miniseries sequel to ‘The Bible’

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing viewers more of the Good Book. The network says it will film the 12-hour miniseries “A.D.” as a follow-up to the miniseries “The Bible” that aired on the […]

12/17/2013

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

LA City Council to discuss NFL motion

It’s been a long time since the Southland has had an NFL team to call it’s own. But city officials are trying to change that. An L.A. City Council committee is expected today to discuss […]

09/24/2013

An electronic billboard announces Nelson Mandela's 95th birthday in New York's Times Square, Thursday, July 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Interactive timeline about Nelson Mandela

An interactive timeline about Nelson Mandela as he celebrates his 95th birthday today.  

07/18/2013

President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his wheelchair in slideshow released by the FDR Library on YouTube.

Ind. prof finds film of FDR’s secret disability

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana college professor has found rare film footage showing President Franklin Delano Roosevelt being pushed in a wheelchair, depicting a secret not revealed to the public until after his death. Franklin […]

07/09/2013

KFWB logo

97-year-old gets diploma 8 decades later

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It took nearly eight decades, but Frederick Gray is finally a high school graduate. The Watertown Daily Times reports that the 97-year-old World War II veteran was presented Monday with a diploma […]

06/11/2013

Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web. (AP Photo)

20th anniversary of open World Wide Web

Twenty years ago, on April 30, 1993, CERN set the World Wide Web free. To celebrate the 20th anniversary, the research institute relaunched the first webpage, which initially experienced connectivity issues due to high demand.

04/30/2013

Bret Lewis

Classic rant

As heard today on L.A.’s Morning News, it’s time to revisit a baseball manager losing it.

04/30/2013

Actor (left) in History Channel Bible series said to resemble President Obama.

‘Bible’ producers dismiss Obama-Satan connection

NEW YORK (AP) — The producers of the cable TV miniseries on the Bible say Internet chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is “utter nonsense.”

03/18/2013

(Photo: History Channel)

TV’s new drama ‘Vikings’ sheds light on Dark Ages

ASHFORD, Ireland (AP) — If historical fiction guru Michael Hirst has his way, a legendary Viking raider named Ragnar soon will conquer North America on behalf of the History channel. Watch a preview here.

03/01/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 28,167 other followers