KSAN Reunion Attendees Try To Remember

By Ben Fong-Torres Ten years after the Summer of Love, in 1977, KSAN-FM, “Jive 95,” produced a documentary, entitled “Suddenly Lost Summer: What Was That?” On June 4th and 5th, three events celebrated that pioneer free-form station and its induction into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame, as “Legendary Station of the Year”. The last was a storytelling session at the Monkey House in Berkeley, under the title, “That Really Happened???” It did. The induction triggered the biggest KSAN… Read the full post

ET Project

Our museum houses several hundred electrical transcriptions (also called “transcription discs”) of radio programs, now being encoded for our website for visitors to enjoy. The audio transcription disc collection of The California Historical Radio Society is being made available in encoded format. These 16″ discs represent audio history of events and people of Berkeley, the San Francisco Bay area, and the United States. The facilities, volunteers and donors of The Society made this project possible. Please consider a donation to… Read the full post

Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2014

2014 BARHOF CLASS INDUCTION – CLICK HERE JIVE 95 ERA OF KSAN IS THE BARHOF LEGENDARY STATION FOR 2014 & MEET THE BARHOF CLASS OF 2014 by Len Shapiro The Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame, (BARHOF), is pleased to announce the selection of KSAN Jive 95 as the BARHOF Legendary Station for 2014. KSAN is the first Legendary FM station. The period from 1968 through 1978 fueled the flames of creative freedom on the airwaves and produced some of the most… Read the full post

From KPEN to KOFY: James Gabbert’s Scrapbook

James Gabbert, BARHOF Class of 2006, a true Bay Area radio icon has shared an extensive collection of newspaper articles, correspondence and advertising chronicling his extensive career in Bay Area Broadcasting. James Jeffrey Gabbert was born in Chico, Calif., in 1936. The son of a diplomat, Jim grew up in El Salvador, Paraguay, Argentina, and finally Costa Rica where he finished high school. At 17, Jim was ready to return to the U.S. and begin college. During his interviews at… Read the full post

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