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Nick Roman is KPCC's host of All Things Considered.
Roman has been a fixture in Southern California radio news for more than 30 years. From 1984-2004, he was the voice of news at KLON/KKJZ in Long Beach, serving as a producer, anchor, and news director. Along the way he helped create CALNET, a daily statewide news program, where he was a producer, news editor and host.
He's proud to have trained such accomplished journalists as Kitty Felde and Frank Stoltze. Roman has also worked for the past 25 years teaching broadcast journalism to students at Cal State Long Beach and Cal State Fullerton. His love of sports has led him to file numerous stories for NPR's "Only A Game."
Stories by Nick Roman
Federal Homeland Security chief Janet Napolitano was in San Pedro Monday to tour the nation’s first center that trains cops to deal with terrorism risks at seaports.
Grocery store workers will vote next Wednesday whether to authorize a strike. They believe Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons are stalling negotiations. You may remember the last time we had a strike and lockout. It was October of 2003 – and it lasted more than four months.
The Southland’s top real estate research firm says the Southern California housing market was “a little less dysfunctional” in March. That’s about as good as it gets in the latest report from La Jolla-based DataQuick.
The Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings last night 116-108 in what may be the Kings’ final game in the state capitol. The Lakers now move into the playoffs and NBA owners will decide whether the Kings should move to Anaheim. Kobe Bryant scored 36 points last night on the heels of a $100,000 fine for a slur against a referee.
The 2011 baseball season is just a few hours away. Not in the U.S. but in Japan, where last month’s giant earthquake and tsunami delayed Opening Day for three weeks.
A funeral for Edgar Lacey is scheduled today in Downey. The 66-year-old former UCLA basketball star died last week. Southland fans remember Lacey as a bright basketball star who lost much of his shine on one angry night.
Los Angeles County Supervisors have certified last month’s election results that put a brand new city council in place in Bell. That means the old one will be gone soon.
A Southern California lawmaker is trying to line up support in the state legislature for a bill to crack down on excessive rate hikes for medical insurance plans.
Forty years ago today, a jury in Los Angeles handed down death sentences to four of the most infamous killers in California history: Charles Manson and his three female accomplices. But the sentences the jury delivered were not the sentences they’ve served.
A Santa Cruz website that tried to sell Beatles “simulations” online has agreed to pay nearly a million dollars to settle a copyright lawsuit. The settlement came a day before the suit was to go to trial.
The Marines from Camp Pendleton and across the country got word from their commanders Monday that they’ll soon work leaner, meaner and greener. Marines in Afghan combat zones will get solar-powered gear next year.
A former immigration prosecutor will spend nearly 20 years in prison for taking bribes from illegal immigrants who wanted to remain in the U.S. An L.A. federal judge handed down the sentence in a closed hearing.
Winter in Southern California will end this weekend with one last rainstorm. The weather that’s swirling our way could be speckled with traces of radiation from Japan.
Four Southern California teams have earned spots in the NCAA have dates in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament this week.
Doctors are providing details about a hand transplant surgery at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center during the weekend. The operation was the 13th performed in the United States – but the first on the West Coast.