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

'Haunting Melissa': a horror series for your iPad and iPhone

The producer of the horror movie "The Ring" has a new ghost story out — but this one's tailored to a much smaller screen.

UC Riverside engineering students make lawn mowers greener

UC Riverside students created an air pollution control device that can be attached to almost any lawn mower engine.

3 indicted in fake-bomb bank heist at LA-area Bank of America

A federal grand jury has indicted three Los Angeles men in connection with a bank robbery in Huntington Park last year that involved a fake bomb.

Crews stamp out brush fire near Burbank golf course

A one-acre brush fire that had been burning near a Burbank golf course is now fully contained. Crews are on hand to clean up hot spots in the area and make sure it doesn't reignite.

Crews report 75 percent containment in Castaic

Santa Clarita Sheriffs officials say evacuation orders for 19 homes on Elk Ridge Rd and Vista Point Place have been lifted, as the fire continues toward Castaic Lake.

Theater chain to offer deaf patrons closed-captioning glasses

The glasses project holographic captions in front of the moviegoer's eyes, even enabling the wearer to adjust the font size as needed.

Grand Fire burns at least 3,000 acres in Kern County

Kern County Fire officials say the quickly-burning Grand Fire is now 10 percent contained, and has spread into Los Angeles County.

Update: Officers search home near Palmdale area where pitbulls mauled, killed jogger

NBCLA reports animal control and officers have removed several dogs from a home near Palmdale where several pitbulls reportedly mauled and killed a jogger Thursday.

2,000 California birth certificates found in unsecure location

If you were born in 1974 in one of several California counties, officials say your Social Security and other personal information may have been at risk.

Firefighters knock down 20-acre grass fire in Redlands

Firefighters in Redlands this afternoon knocked down a grass fire that burned 20 acres off the the eastbound 10 Freeway near the Wabash exit.

UPDATE: Camarillo Springs Fire at 8,000 acres, only 10 percent contained (photos)

Two agricultural buildings that burned Thursday afternoon have caused concerns that pesticides and other harmful substances could make their way into the air.

MAP: 2 major fires burning in Riverside County; 5 structures damaged

A fire in Riverside that spread to four nearby residential structures has grown to 12 acrest. The wildfire near Banning that started Wednesday is 40 percent contained.

Updated: 1 dead as plane crashes, another belly lands in LA County

A search is underway for possible victims of a small plane crash in Calabasas. The crash happened in a remote area near Malibu Creek State Park around 2 p.m.

Sierra Club backs comprehensive immigration reform

The 112-year-old nonprofit group says undocumented immigrants are most affected by pollution but least able to fight for environmental protection.

Disney fined for violating worker safety rules

California regulators fined Disney nearly $235,000 for violating safety regulations the agency said led a worker to fall off Space Mountain.