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City of license Glendale, California
Broadcast area Southern California
Branding NewsTalk 870
Slogan Intelligent. Conservative. Talk Radio.
Frequency 870 kHz
Format News/Talk
Power 50,000 watts (Daytime)
3,000 watts (Nighttime)
Class B
Callsign meaning Radio Los Angeles
Former callsigns KIEV (1933-2001)
Owner Salem Communications
(New Inspiration Broadcasting Company)

KRLA (870 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a News/Talk format. Licensed to Glendale, California, USA, it serves the Southern California area. The station is currently owned by Salem Communications.




KIEV (1933-2000)

The station went on the air as KIEV in February, 1933 broadcasting at 870 kHz. The station had various formats, including top 40, big bands/standards, and talk. Programs included "Tomorrow's Heroes" with Andrea Speyer, Talk Back with George Putnam, Swinging Decades with host Chuck Cecil, horse racing from Santa Anita Park and Hollywood Park Racetrack and University of Nebraska football.

KRLA (2001-Present)

On January 1st of 2001, the station adopted the KRLA call sign[1] discarded by KSPN 1110 AM (now KDIS at that frequency) for its conservative talk radio format. This station airs Mike Gallagher, Bill Bennett, Dennis Prager, Michael Medved, Hugh Hewitt, Dennis Miller, and Kevin James.

Brokered programming airs throughout the weekends and overnights.


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