Author Archives: Ken Dowell

Spring Break for Baseball Fans

A Grapefruit League photo tour Continue reading

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History of Radio: Video Didn’t Kill the Radio Star After All

How radio reinvented itself and built new audiences. Continue reading

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History of Radio: More Big Voices

DJs who pioneered rock ā€˜nā€™ roll, freeform and microbroadcasting. Continue reading

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Sunday Polo

On the 60th anniversary of the Eldorado Polo Club. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Big Voices

A play-by-play man, a demagogue and a foreign correspondent Continue reading

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Indian Canyons, a Palm Springs Oasis

Hiking the Andreas Canyon Trail Continue reading

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History of Radio: Race and Radio

Throughout its history, American radio reflected the racial attitudes of the society within which it operated. Continue reading

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Flight Delay! Passing Some Time in Palm Springs

Taking the long way home. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Hucksters, Pitchmen and Sponsors

In the 20ā€™s the idea of broadcasting ads was considered offensive if not downright unethical. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Communities of Listeners

Radio connected people with similar minded folks all around the country. Continue reading

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