Steve Julian Host, Morning Edition
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Steve Julian is KPCC's host for Morning Edition. Steve started his broadcasting career as a police dispatcher and served as a police officer in Baldwin Park. He moved to radio in 1980 at an easy-listening station in the Inland Empire. At KPRO in Riverside, he co-anchored the afternoon news with Larry Mantle, before KPCC hired Larry away in 1983.
Steve joined KPCC in 2000 after five years as a traffic reporter for AirWatch America in Santa Ana. He coordinated the simulcast of WNYC’s coverage of the attacks on September 11, 2001.
A Southland native, Julian acts and directs at theaters around southern California. He serves on the boards of two theater companies and writes about theater for LA STAGE Times and on his own website, stevejulian.com.
Stories by Steve Julian
U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan explains the federal government's role in efforts to pull California's housing market out of the water.
"The Many Mistresses of Martin Luther King" is billed as an unapologetic examination of a revered leader’s less flattering side.
Stockton has already been criticized as having some of the highest unemployment and crime rates in the country, and now the city is struggling to avoid bankruptcy.
By some estimates, hundreds of thousands of sea otters lived in the Pacific Ocean for centuries - until hunters took their toll.
Having a good credit score can make it much easier to borrow money or get a job. Californians rank above average when it comes to credit scores, but not by much.
The doctor convicted in the death of Michael Jackson will stay locked up, while he pursues an appeal. A judge has turned down a defense request to free Dr. Conrad Murray on bail.
A new poll says Rick Santorum is gaining on Mitt Romney here in California. However, that same survey also uncovered voter dissatisfaction with all the candidates.
Awards season keeps rolling tonight with the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards. They celebrate achievements of people of color in film, television, music and literature.
In the Getty’s international search for a new director, Potts was chosen for the job against seven other finalists.
The National Weather Service reports two storms to sweep through Los Angeles this week. Promise of rain in the Southland and winter weather conditions in places like the Grapevine.
Anton Chekov wrote “The Cherry Orchard” in 1904, telling the tale of a Russian matriarch who loses her land because she’s unwilling to change.
The double-bassist had a groundbreaking career as manager. In 2006, he was named a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Costume designer Liz Vandal mixes Renaissance and futuristic styles to create organic costumes for Cirque du Soleil's newest show.
It's a bird, it's a plane – it's Shervin Lalezary! He's the L.A. County sheriff's deputy who caught Harry Burkhart, who's suspected of setting more than 50 fires in four days. The 30-year-old native of Iran gets paid a dollar a year moonlighting as a reserve officer. But the newfangled neighborhood hero deals with real estate law during the day. How is he qualified to wield a gun and drive a patrol car?
Movie attendance across the U.S. hit a 16-year low in 2011, its second major plummet in as many years.