Bianca Ramirez Associate Producer

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Bianca Ramirez is an associate producer for KPCC’s award-winning newsroom. Bianca has a minor in Business Entrepreneurship and certificate in professional events planning. While doing her undergrad studies at CSULB, she was a technical adviser and segment producer for Advanced Media Production.

Ramirez grew up in South Los Angeles and still calls the region her home. A first-generation college graduate, she earned a Bachelors of Arts in Broadcast Journalism at Cal State Long Beach in 2008. That same year, she also joined the KPCC team.

Ramirez's favorite quick-getaway destination is Santa Barbara. (She loves that 72-degree-ocean-breeze weather!)


Stories by Bianca Ramirez

Officials offer $75,000 reward in deaths of South LA mother, son

L.A. city and police officials Thursday announced a $75,000 reward leading to the conviction of whomever is responsible for the deaths of a 28-year-old mother and her toddler.

Boat full of marijuana washes up in Malibu, 3 arrested (updated)

Authorities are investigating the 30-foot panga boat filled with bundles of marijuana that are estimated to weigh one ton.

SoCal to receive twin storms on Monday, Tuesday nights

A storm system will make its way down to L.A. from the Bay Area Monday night, where it's expected to add a few drops of relief to SoCal's record drought.

Update: OC cities weigh emergency declaration after quakes

More than 100 tremors have rattled the region, with the largest yet Saturday afternoon. Residents have begun returning to evacuated homes in Fullerton.

Van Buren Fire burns 80 acres in Riverside County

Firefighters in Riverside County are battling an 80-acre wildfire in the area of Thermal, just south of Coachella. The fire is now 20 percent contained.

Encino man charged for 3 pipe bombs found in his car

L.A. County prosecutors charged an Encino man in connection with the discovery of three pipe bombs in his car during a traffic stop earlier this week in Northridge.

Burn center founder Dr. A. Grossman dies at 81

Dr. A. Richard Grossman, a plastic surgeon who founded an internationally-known burn-treatment center in Los Angeles, has died. He was 81.

Pine Fire: Brush fire burns near Gorman in north LA County

A brush fire has broken out in the rural Gorman area of northern L.A. County. The Fire Department says it has burned 150 acres and is 35 percent contained.

Blind man falls under oncoming Metro train, survives unscathed

The blind man, a 47-year-old L.A. resident, lay flat next to the rails and the train passed over him. It stopped with the man beneath the second of six cars.

Israeli PM's visit will cause closures, traffic tie-ups

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be in the Southland through Thursday, and authorities warned the public of traffic tie-ups on Los Angeles' Westside.

Rainstorms leave Glendora but protective barriers stay behind

City officials tell residents the concrete barriers that protected their homes during the storms will remain in place for years as the threat of mudslides remains.

Woman survives drop after her car goes over canyon's edge

A 39-year old woman was rescued Wednesday after her car went over the edge of the North 241 Toll Road in Irvine and down 400 feet.

‘No burn’ alert issued for Southern California areas

Due to air pollution, a "no burn" alert has been issued for 24 hours beginning at midnight Tuesday for all LA metropolitan areas, Orange County and the Inland Empire.

Judge files $10M claim against UCLA police

Judge David Cunningham claims the officers racially profiled him and used excessive force when they stopped him for not wearing a seat belt.

Newport Mesa school board to decide whether to expel hackers

Board members are set to vote Tuesday night on whether to expel 11 students accused of hacking into computers to change their grades.