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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
The Los Angeles City Council voted to increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour yesterday; it’s a decision that could mean a raise for about 800-thousand low-wage workers by 2020.
UC administrators and rabbis from across the state are calling on UC president Janet Napolitano to crack down on anti-Semitic statements made during campus protests.
If a new study by Microsoft is correct, you might be feeling pretty antsy by the end of this sentence.
What do you do when you catch a water waster in the act? Do you walk on by? Do you gently remind them that California is in the midst of a devastating drought? Or do you tweet a picture of the guilty party and shame them from the safety of the internet?
Anna Lopuska, lead conservator for the museum, shares those challenges with Take Two.
Images of unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray have been shown on TV screens non-stop for more than a week now. It's the latest in a series of racially-fueled demonstrations against law enforcement that have received ample, though sometimes problematic coverage by the media.
The Freddie Gray case took a dramatic turn Friday morning, when six officers were charged in Gray's death.
For young people of color, growing up in Baltimore is often anything but Rockwellian.
Jamell Bouie, who's been covering the Baltimore riots for Slate, provides an analysis of the usage of the word for people in Baltimore.
A team of UCLA law students is helping street vendors fight costly citations.
A deal spearheaded by the U.S .and Japan has provoked the ire of China.
What’s decided could affect same-sex marriage laws across the country.
Corinthian has closed its remaining campuses in California. KPCC spoke to a student affected by the closing.
If convicted, accused shooter James Holmes could face the death penalty.
When gauging the health of your relationship, IKEA may be the canary in the coal mine.