Crane has been reporting on radio and television since 1979. He joined the CBS Radio Network in 1982 where, for 18 years, he anchored hourly newscasts as well as the World News Roundup and Special Reports. He went on to be a reporter and anchor for CBS Marketwatch and has worked as an anchor of the CBS News TV broadcast Up to the Minute. Crane has reported for WCBS-TV, New York and anchored for WCBS-AM, New York.
Prior to coming to CBS, Crane worked for WBBM, Chicago. His career began at WIFR-TV, Rockford, Illinois. He is a recipient of the Chicago Headline Club Award and is a graduate of Northwestern University.
Ed Crane is now in his 5th year as the co-host of The KFBK Morning News, the most listened to morning radio program in Sacramento. Each weekday Ed also writes and delivers the popular feature "Crane's Corner", an insightful look at current news and the people who are making it.
Ed's rich journalism background is complemented by some interesting and fun acting credits, including the role of Newscaster #6 in the 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate with Denzel Washington, and Interviewer in the 2006 movie The Hoax with Richard Gere.
Ed is an avid golfer and a huge wine enthusiast. He lives in suburban Sacramento with his wife Barbara, their 13-year-old son PJ, and their Labrador Retriever Sandy and chihuahua Bunker.
Apple is enjoying the fruits of it's labor. All those I Phones, I Pads, I Pods and I Tune programs have led to an orchard of cash. Apple's sitting on about 100 billion dollars, enough money to buy Ford and GM and still have a few bucks left. It appears as The Wall Street Journal reports, that the company will spread the wealth to shareholders.
St, Patricks Day is usually a political love fest for a democrat in Pennsylvania.Not this year. Vice President Joe Biden got about as much love as the Cleveland Browns visiting on a Sunday afternoon. Even though Biden has a Pennsylvania pedigree, Pittsburgh is home to republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum:
Growing up in the New York suburbs, it seemed every summer a new family moved in or out. Job transfers were a part of life for white collar families. As a family we moved from a US Air Base in Japan to Akron Ohio and from Akron Ohio to Long Island. I went to College near Chicago and while I was gone the rest of the family moved to Houston Texas, where the roots have taken hold some 32 years later. After college I moved from Rockford Illinois, to Chicago to New York City, back out to Long Island and finally (I think) to Sacramento.
These days, the younger generation doesn't have that wunderlust. And, in this economy the days of a corporate move are over, except for executives or top performers in other aspects of a company. The New York Times says it may be having a measureable effect on the economy:
Was the driver texting? On the phone? Driving two fast for conditions? Whatever the cause, the effect was fast and furious:
That video from a law enforcement source in Southern California coursety of KFBK listener Walter Wade.
What do you suppose is the quickest way to get thrown off an airliner? Well, ok, making a threat to bring the plane down is a guarantee you'll see a prison cell before the terminal at O'Hare or LAX. But right up there is sassing a flight attendant, espcially if it's over your inability or indifference on the matter of complying with the PLEASE TURN OFF ALL ELECTRONIC DEVICES IN PREPARATION FOR TAKEOFF. The patient FA's will ask nicely if you're not in quick compliance, but argue the point, or ignore them while you Google "Topeka's Best Restaurants" or "Hawaii On Just $400 A Day!" could get you:
1. a tongue lashing
2. A visit from the capitan
if you're really obnoxious (see Baldwin, Alec)
handcuff and fofeiture of passage to wherever you were headed