KNX Hero of the Week

KNX Hero of the Week

KNX Hero of the Week

CATEGORY: Entertainment
with Heather Jordan
  1. February 01, 2023
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    Meet SSgt. Josue Fragoso! Our KNX Hero of the Week didn't hesitate to stop a crime near his work!
    A normal day at the U.S. Marine Corps recruiting office in Torrance involved the takedown of two robbery suspects at a nearby jewelry store! SSgt. Josue Fragoso went above and beyond, for his community!Photo Cr…
  2. January 26, 2023
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    Our KNX Hero of the Week is a former refugee who now calls Southern California her home, and she's helping other refugees do the same!
    Meet Meymuna Hussein-Cattan! She's the founder & executive director of The Tiyya Foundation, and founder and owner of the restaurant, Flavors from Afar.https://www.tiyya.org/https://www.flavorsfromafar.co/(phot…
  3. January 19, 2023
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    Meet our KNX Hero of the Week, Rishan! He's making sure every kid in California has the opportunity to play sports!
    Rishan Patel, CEO and co-founder of Alley Oop KidsPhoto courtesy of Alley Oop Kids & Rishan Patel#sportsequityhttps://www.alleyoopkids.org/
  4. January 11, 2023
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    Meet Nurse Trisha! She's our KNX Hero of the Week, who's making life better for dementia patients!
    Nurse Trisha Nash with Mary Jean Hervi, at the The Village of Sherman Oaks. Photo Courtesy of Trisha Nash.
  5. January 05, 2023
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    Pets are heroes, too! We look back at our four-legged friends who were named KNX Heroes of the Week in 2022!
    Recreation Therapist Heather Hinton and therapy dog, Sadie. Photo credit: Heather Hinton
  6. December 29, 2022
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    We look back at our KNX Heroes of 2022... who saved the life of a person in need!
    Above: Los Angeles County Transit Deputies Fernando Ruiz & Kevin Rosales. They saved a man who was found unresponsive on a Metro train platform. Photo courtesy of LASD Transit Services Bureau
  7. December 21, 2022
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    Some of our KNX Heroes for 2022 were incredible young people doing incredible things!
    Above: July KNX Hero Rebekah Robeck and a team member with the "Let's Be Kind" movement(photo credit: Let's Be Kind)
  8. December 15, 2022
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    Its a busy time of year for former KNX Hero, Chef Bill Bracken! His team at Bracken's Kitchen is working hard to feed thousands of people this holiday!
    Photo Credit: Bracken's KitchenConnect with the nonprofit Bracken's Kitchen at https://www.brackenskitchen.org/
  9. December 09, 2022
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    Our KNX Hero is going above & beyond! ICU Nurse "JJ" is making a difference for patients and staff at CHMC!!
    (photo courtesy of Ju Young Jung and Rami Jandali)Registered Nurse Ju Young Jung cares for the most critical patients at California Hospital Medical Center - Dignity Health in downtown Los Angeles, and she does…
  10. November 30, 2022
    7 min
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    Meet our KNX Hero of the Week, race car driver Austin Varco! He's breaking the stigma of autism!
    Austin Varco is a superstar in the making! Hear his full interview with KNX Heroes Host Heather Jordan, as he shares his journey growing up with autism, and how meeting with the doctor at the age of 20 changed…
  11. November 24, 2022
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    Feeding the hungry! Our KNX Hero of the Week is using her gardening & planning skills to help thousands!
    When the pandemic began, our "KNX Hero of the Week" Natalie Flores founded Nourish LA in her backyard, to help families who were suddenly without food due to the shutdowns. Fruit, bread, eggs and more came from…
  12. November 08, 2022
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    Meet Rafael and Leo! Our KNX Heroes of the Week are helping homeless vets find new hope!
    Housing, employment, companionship or medical care...Rafael Stoneman, his dog Leo and the team at the Gold Coast Veterans Foundation are helping veterans across Southern California get the support they need! Ra…
  13. October 27, 2022
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    Our KNX Heroes of the Week saved a man's life! LASD Transit Deps. Ruiz and Rosales say they just followed their training.
    What started as a security call quickly turned into an emergency call for LASD Transit Deputies Fernando Ruiz and Kevin Rosales. Quick thinking and on-the-job training combined with a compassion for others - he…
  14. October 19, 2022
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    Our former KNX Heroes at Beauty Bus expand to serve frontline workers during the pandemic!
    From skin care and hair care to manicures and makeovers... beauty experts with the Beauty Bus Foundation are helping people dealing with illness feel beautiful! Beauty Bus founder Wendy Marantz Levine tells KNX…
  15. October 12, 2022
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    She's golden! Our KNX Hero of the Week is helping abused and neglected Golden Retrievers find their forever home!
    The Southern California Golden Retriever Rescue is a nonprofit that places hundreds of dogs in need, both domestically and overseas, into forever homes. Tycanne Arceri is their international coordinator. Her jo…
  16. October 05, 2022
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    Our KNX Hero of the Week is giving hope to families dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
    A few months after Audra DiPadova Wilford's young son was diagnosed with cancer in 2011, she and her husband started a non-profit called MaxLove Project. It began as a way to help other families deal with their…
  17. September 29, 2022
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    Our KNX Hero of the Week is on-air host Pat Prescott, of our Audacy sister station, 94.7 The Wave!
    Pat Prescott has been gracing the airwaves across Los Angeles for over 20 years, and during that time she has touched the SoCal community in many ways! She's involved with numerous charities and organizations,…
  18. September 21, 2022
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    Giving back, by paying it forward! Our KNX Hero of the Week is proving that one person's waste can be another person's resource!
    Renu Singh immigrated to the U.S. from India when she was a teenager. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley with her family, she always hoped for a chance to give back to the community. Years later, as a succes…
  19. September 15, 2022
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    Our KNX Hero of the Week pulls an injured CHP officer from a burning car, with only moments to spare!
    One hero, saving another. Hector Gonzalez of Norwalk was in the right place at the right time, back in April. A horrific crash on the 105 Freeway in Downey had occurred right in front of him, as he was driving…
  20. September 08, 2022
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    Our KNX Hero of the Week has served hospital guests and staff for 50 years at a hospital in Oxnard!
    Patty Paumier knows a thing or two, about making people smile! She's been an integral part of St Johns Regional Medical Center for more than five decades, and she's loved by many. And, during the pandemic, her…

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