Bill Handel

Bill Handel

Listen to Bill Handel Weekdays from 6 to 9AM on KFI AM 640! Full Bio

BHS – 8A – ‘Foodie Friday’ with Neil Saavedra | This Week's ‘World in Review’

BHS - 7A – History of Iran-Israel Ties | Is Our Food System Built on Poop?

Israel has carried out a strike inside Iran. Now what? A short history of Iran-Israel ties and why it turned bad after 1979 & a look at each of their air forces. The race to keep an Amtrak train from falling into the Pacific. As Avian Flu spreads, a disturbing question: is our food system built on poop?

Handel on the News

Amy King and Neil Saavedra join Bill for Handel on the News. Isfahan explosions: Israel has carried out a strike inside Iran, US official tells CNN. House GOP’s aid bills for Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan advance – with democrat’s help. Jet collision narrowly avoided at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. TikTok is in the hot seat once again in Washington. Gas prices on the rise in Southern California ahead. New $24 monthly fee proposed for many Southern California electricity customers. Two more insurance companies announce plans to leave California.

BHS - 8A – ‘How to Money’ with Joel Larsgaard | Earlier with Mo Kelly

Host of ‘How to Money’ on KFI Joel Larsgaard joins the program to talk about the echo housing boom. Rising equity is great, but there are some downsides. He speaks on the ‘date the rate’ advice some agents were offering not being great as rates are likely to remain high, flat fee compensation structures are on the rise for financial advisers, and too many people say they don’t mind going into debt for fun. NPR suspends editor whose essay criticized the broadcaster. Host of ‘Later with Mo Kelly’ closes the Bill Handel Show talking about A24’s new AI-generated ‘Civil War’ ads generating a lot of controversy.  

BHS - 7A – USC Cancels Valedictorian Speech | Soaring Cost of Pet Care

USC cancels valedictorian speech. Free speech experts fear USC is offering other schools the playbook on how to silence potentially controversial speakers at this year’s commencement season. O.J Simpson never paid the Goldmans the millions he owed them. Can they collect now? News Publishers Group urges government to investigate Google for blocking some California news outlets. How much is a vet visit? Behind the soaring cost of pet care.

Handel on the News

Neil Saavedra & Amy King Join Bill for Handel on the News. Boeing whistleblower: ‘They’re putting out defective planes.’ 911 outages reported in parts of 4 states, including Las Vegas, officials say. “We will make our own decisions,” Netanyahu says. Lawmakers vote against hearing Arizona bill repealing abortion ban on House floor. California state senator introduces bill to make soliciting a minor for sex a felony. Ukraine aid bill: Johnson moving forward despite pressure from hardliners. Senate rejects impeachment articles against Mayorkas: NPR.

BHS - 8A – Bit by Billionaire's Dog | ‘Medical News’ with Dr. Jim Keany

Bit by a billionaire’s dog. Is it now a case of extortion?  Dr. Jim Keany, Co-Director of the Emergency Room at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, joins The Bill Handel Show for 'Medical News'! Dr. Keany talks with Bill about measles outbreak, a hemorrhoid crème killing a woman in California, and more than 1 in 10 children diagnosed with ADHD.

BHS - 7A – Homeless Camp Cleanups | NY v. Trump

A federal judge has found that L.A. City officials doctored records in a case over homeless camp cleanups. The U.S. has come up with its own global strategy to thwart the next pandemic. Finding 12 impartial jurors who can render a fair verdict in the criminal trial of former president is a first for America’s court system.

Handel on the News

SPECIAL GUEST Petros Papadakis & Amy King join Bill for Handel on the News. Whistleblower urges Boeing to ground all 787 Dreamliners after safety warning. Judge warns Trump, 7 jurors seated. Half of Iranian missiles launched at Israel were dud and nearly all the rest were taken out by US: report. House delivers impeachment articles against Mayorkas, calling for a trial. Tervortr Bauer sex assault accuser facing criminal charges. NASA takes ownership of space junk that crashed into Florida home. Federal judge denies request from a lonely “El Chapo” for phone calls, visits with daughters and wife.

BHS - 8A – 'Tech Tuesday' with Rich DeMuro | USC Bans Valedictorian from Speaking at Graduation

KFI's own Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro joins The Bill Handel Show for 'Tech Tuesday'! Rich talks about Tesla slashing price of self-driving software, a new wearable gadget that records your every conversation, AI girlfriends could be a $1BIL business, and Samsung tops Apple again for top smartphone maker. USC bans pro-Palestinian Valedictorian from speaking at graduation. California is suing Huntington Beach over voter IS measure.