Austin Cross

Associate Producer, Take Two

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Austin Cross is an Associate Producer for KPCC's Take Two program.

Austin came to KPCC from CBS Radio where he worked for both KNX and KFWB, booking and producing news segments and programs on myriad topics, from finance and technology to culture and issues of race.

Austin is a Southern Californian and graduated from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to producing, he has guest hosted on KFWB.

Stories by Austin Cross

This old missile site might have saved LA during the Cold War

Now rusty, the Nike missile site known as "LA-55" has been frozen in time since 1974. Here's what it looks like today.

Las Vegas resigned in the wake of another mass shooting

"It feels like this is the way it is, and people just moved on," Las Vegas public radio's Joe Schoenmann tells Take Two.

State of Affairs: Harassment in the capital gets called out

Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra is facing calls to step down after revelations that he groped a longtime aide.

Fire and rain: Wine country storm could cause toxic runoff in burn zones

Officials in Northern California are taking steps to prevent runoff from burned homes from seeping into storm drains.

Protests and pepper spray: Yiannopoulos comes to Cal State Fullerton

At one point, the audience interrupted the provocateur's speech to chant "build the wall" for several minutes, says one student.

Milo Yiannopoulos is coming to Cal State Fullerton — and that's fine by administrators

A university representative tells Take Two that it's contrary to the role of higher education to shut down speech, even if it's objectionable.

SOA: Kevin de León hires investigators, gas tax politics, Steyer vs Trump?

What's behind one California billionaire's push to impeach President Trump?

This new college Republican leader is ready for a fight

Ariana Rowlands, a Breitbart contributor and Milo Yiannopoulos ally, plans to expand conservatism on campuses, even if it means clashing with administrators.

After a bruising election, what's next for the California College Republicans?

The California College Republicans chose a leader Saturday — but the process wasn't without controversy.

State of Affairs: Billionaire eyes Feinstein's Senate seat, Bannon comes to Anaheim

Democratic power player Tom Steyer has the money needed to run — but will he?

Playa del Rey ditches its controversial road diet

It worked well in Mar Vista. And Silver Lake. And San Pedro. What went wrong in Playa del Rey?

Christine Pelosi: Money, power, access fuel harassment in Sacramento

The Democratic leader is calling on lawmakers to disclose harassment complaints against capitol staff and an outside committee to investigate claims.

State of Affairs: Feinstein's reelection run

Senator Dianne Feinstein announces she'll run for re-election in 2018. At 84, Feinstein is oldest senator. Also, President Trump has yet to tweet about wildfires.

Fire claimed this Napa winery but the owner plans to rebuild

The Atlas Peak Fire destroyed Ray Signorello Jr.'s estate, but he sees a silver lining: His vines are safe.

How 'atypical' winds in Nor Cal 'drive the fire off the ridges'

And one expert says more wind is expected later this week.