All News At 50

All News at 50
 
KCBS Radio is celebrating 50 years as The Bay Area's News Station. We're happy to share these sights and sounds from our half-century of service.
 
California Highway Patrol CHP
California Highway Patrol CHP (Photo credit: Michael Ludwig)
KCBS Radio Midday News
October 15, 2018 - 11:12 am
There's been a fatal crash on Highway 101 in San Jose that's closed all southbound lanes on Monday morning.
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Dave McElhatton
May 22, 2018 - 6:15 am
When KCBS Radio went all news in 1968, the station's longtime "morning man" Dave McElhatton had to change his game.
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Newspapers
May 22, 2018 - 6:00 am
The all news format's Bay Area arrival was closely-watched by the media industry. San Mateo Times columnist Bob Foster wrote about Bay Area radio and TV stations for many years.
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KCBS logo
May 22, 2018 - 5:45 am
These early "one-sheets" were produced by KCBS Radio to familiarize advertisers and listeners with the station's new format and its key personalities.
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Al Hart in KCBS Radio publicity photo
KCBS Radio archives
May 22, 2018 - 5:45 am
If the music industry had been kinder to Al Hart, he never would have become a Bay Area radio legend. The Minnesota native wanted to be a crooner.
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Don Mozley at microphone
KCBS Radio Archives
May 22, 2018 - 5:30 am
It's likely that Don Mozley set a KCBS Radio record that will never be broken: 50 years on the air. In fact, the broadcaster who passed away in 2011 worked for KCBS Radio before it was KCBS Radio.
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1986 Flood
State of California/Department of Water Resources
May 22, 2018 - 5:15 am
February 1986 saw Northern California hammered with record-setting rain for days on end. What we now call "atmospheric river" storms dumped unprecedented amounts of rain from the coast to the Sierra
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May 22, 2018 - 5:15 am
While we're mighty proud to be celebrating 50 years of all-news on KCBS Radio, we have to be honest: the concept wasn't invented here. Our sister staton in New York, WCBS Radio, had launched the format in the summer of 1967.
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