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KGO’s legendary Stan Burford calls it quits

After more than three decades of keeping his eye on Bay Area traffic congestion and guiding commuters through it, KGO radio’s Stan Burford is calling it quits. “I’m 69 and I turn 70 in December,” the dean of Bay Area traffic reporters explained when asked why he’s retiring. His 51-year career in radio and TV broadcasting — the last 32 at KGO radio 810 AM — ends Friday. When he started his traffic reports, Sonoma County traffic wasn’t on the… Read More »