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New KSDS Station Manager Ken Poston takes notes and fills out paperwork as he sits in his art-adorned office in the L building on Sept. 14, completing just one of many duties he has as the station’s new manager. Photo credit: Katherine Salindayao-White

New manager on the dial

September 28, 2015

San Diego's KSDS FM Jazz 88.3 FM radio station at San Diego City College recently welcomed Ken Poston as the new general manager this fall. Poston, who grew up in Kansas,...

Jazz 88.3 wins Station of the Year

Ricardo Soltero

September 6, 2015

City College based radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3 was named 2015 Station of the Year during the JazzWeek annual summit held in San Jose in August, according to a press release.The award, voted by JazzWeek readers, writers, editors, music producers and music companies, recognizes outstanding contributions to the jazz community. Nominated along with five other radio stations in lar...

KSDS DJ Ron Dhanifu, on-air during his “Afternoon Jazz” session, jumps back into his seat after running across the hallway for a CD from their new music library room. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Jazz station getting back into the swing of things

February 24, 2015

With the renovation of the C Building underway at San Diego City College, longtime City College radio station KSDS has had some interference in transmission re...

Lou Curtiss in the dressing room before Jazz Live on Sept. 9. Photo credit: Richard Lomibao

Jazz Live pays homage to Lou Curtiss

September 27, 2014

With his passion for keeping traditional music alive, music junkie and pioneer Lou Curtiss has put San Diego on the map. Known to most as the owner of...

Dramas to Hit the Airwaves: Student Radio Brings Back an Old Art Form

May 14, 2014

Before the average American household had more TVs than people, radio dramas were a vital part the entertainment industry. They began airing in the 1920s,...

‘Jazz Live’ rings true

On March 11, Joe Garrison and Night People performed in the Saville Theatre. Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Essence Mcconnell

March 27, 2014

Local radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM aired live music from Joe Garrison and Night People in front of an audience on Tuesday, March 11 at the Saville ...

Right to left: Billy Mintz, Putter Smith, John Gross, and Roberta Piket. The Billy Mintz Band performed live on radio air at the Saville Theater on Oct. 9. Torrey Spoerer, City Times.

Billy Mintz Band hits the Jazz 88.3 stage

October 17, 2013

City College's locally based public radio station KSDS Jazz 88.3 FM recently hosted a live radio broadcasted concert for the Billy Mintz Band. The band...

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