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
A long-time campaign treasurer who managed finances for a multitude of California campaigns was released on bail Friday after being arrested by the FBI earlier this month. Kinde Durkee has been charged with fraud, and many of her clients are speaking out about their own financial losses at her hand.
Democratic Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti’s announcement that he’s running for mayor came as no surprise. The fourth generation Angeleno filed candidacy papers Thursday morning.
The trial of the so-called "Irvine 11" got underway Wednesday with opening statements from prosecutors and defense attorneys. The Muslim students on trial are accused of shouting down the Israeli ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, during a speech at the University of California, Irvine.
As GOP presidential hopefuls gear up for Wednesday's Republican debate, a new poll shows Texas Governor Rick Perry tied with Mitt Romney among California Republican voters. The USC Dorslife/Los Angeles Times poll shows each candidate with 22 percent of the vote.
The national jobs picture was static in August without a single new job added, something that hasn’t happened since the 1940s. The news comes just in time to throw a pall over the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Undocumented college students in California are a step closer to being eligible for state-funded scholarships and financial aid.
Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad tried this week to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys. At 61, she had trained extensively at the Pasadena Aquatic Center and in the Caribbean Ocean, but halfway through the choppy 103-mile swim, she called it quits.
The Walt Disney Company posted better than expected earnings in its fiscal third quarter. The positive report was the result of a bookkeeping maneuver.
The highly anticipated jobs report came out from the Labor Department this morning, and it’s not so bad. Not great, but not bad. The nation’s jobless figure dropped from 9.2 to 9.1 percent. Jobs created: 117,000. That's 27,000 more than expected.
TV's favorite red-headed housewife will turn 100 on Saturday. Lucille Ball, who died at age 77 in 1989, was best known for her sitcom "I Love Lucy," which premiered in 1951. The Hollywood Museum together with CBS DVD/ Paramount Home Entertainment presented "Lucille Ball at 100 and `I Love Lucy' at 60," a private gala reception and exhibit spotlighting the "Queen of Comedy" in Hollywood on Thursday evening.
Police in Long Beach are looking into three recent assaults on gay men. Each happened in or near the city’s Broadway Corridor, known for its tight-knit gay and lesbian community.
Chevron reported higher earnings in the second quarter. The oil giant kept in pace with its major competitors.
South Los Angeles activist Lillian Mobley, who advocated for better education, transportation, healthcare and other public services for the community, has died. She was 81.
L.A. County Metro officials say they're ready for this weekend’s shutdown of the 405 Freeway between the 101 and 10 interchanges. Are the rest of us ready for "Carmageddon"? Metro spokesman Marc Littman offers his thoughts.
A memorial service for former First Lady Betty Ford will be held Tuesday afternoon at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church in Palm Desert. She and late President Gerald Ford worshipped there after he left office in 1977. Betty Ford died Friday at the age of 93.