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
Toymaker Mattel, based in El Segundo, saw its net income rise 23 percent in the third quarter. Sales were driven in large part by its line of dolls.
I was a theatre major in college after spending several years performing on stage as a teen at the Gallery Theatre in Ontario. Radio eventually usurped the boards and I didn't do another play until about four years ago.
The body of award-winning film editor Sally Menke has been found in the Hollywood Hills.
Tempers flared Thursday night at a packed town hall on homelessness at Westminster Elementary School in Venice.
An emerald that weighs nearly as much as a horse is the subject of a court case today in Los Angeles. The judge will try to determine who owns the big rock.
Closing arguments begin today in the murder trial of a man accused of killing Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two of his friends. The jury’s hands are tied.
Mexico celebrates a milestone in its history tomorrow - 200 years ago, Mexico declared its independence from Spain. A month-long celebration begins today. Gustavo Arellano is the managing editor of the OC Weekly and writes a column called “Ask A Mexican.” He talked about what this bicentennial means to him.
Longtime NBC news anchor Edwin Newman has died. Newman was known not only for his reporting chops, but also for his linguistic finesse.
When the American playwright Tennessee Williams wrote “The Glass Menagerie,” it was destined to be an MGM film under the name “The Gentleman Caller.” It opened on stage in Chicago in 1944 and is widely considered to be an autobiographical account of Williams’ early adult life and family.
Governor Schwarzenegger is in Asia today, so Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado will act in his stead and sign a bill this morning that will give thousands of homeowners in Bell a refund on their property taxes.
The NPR reporter who follows the president these days is taking a break to perform at the Hollywood Bowl this weekend.
At sundown today, Jews will begin the observance of Rosh Hashana. It’s the two-day holiday that marks the Jewish New Year. And synagogues across the Southland are getting ready to welcome it. Rabbi Neil Comess-Daniels is with the Beth Shir Sholom synagogue in Santa Monica. In his Rosh Hashana sermon, Comess-Daniels plans to talk about the proposed Islamic center in New York City near Ground Zero.
A new kind of electric bus hits the road today here in southern California. It will carry a full load of passengers over 30 miles, stop for ten minutes, and fully recharge its batteries. The inventor points out the obvious: that’s a lot less time than it takes to charge your cell phone.
An independent audit finds that Los Angeles County officials are not following the state law that requires them to publicly disclose the deaths of children who have been abused or neglected. Also, according to Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, the county may pass a plastic bag ban of its own if a statewide ban fails to pass and be signed into law.
The state legislature has until midnight to vote on a pile of pending bills. The ones they pass eventually will land on the governor’s desk.