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

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.

Group wins bid to save Mt. Rubidoux cross

A Riverside group made up of three nonprofits has won a bid to save the cross that sits atop a peak in Mt. Rubidoux Park.

UPDATE: Missing 10-year old Northridge girl found; 2 suspects sought

“She basically is in shock right now. She’s walking. She’s talking. She’s conversing with the officers and with the FBI agents and with the doctors and the nurses in the hospital.”

Developer used SB Airport Authority as a "piggy bank," say prosecutors

San Bernardino County prosecutors have charged an airport developer with conspiracy and perjury.

UPDATE: SoCal Catholics welcome news of 1st Latin American pope (photos)

The Los Angeles Archdiocese's 4.2 million Catholics greeted news Wednesday of a new pope, Argentine cardinal Jorge Bergoglio.

Cecil Hotel body: Test turns up no bad bacteria in water, but more tests needed

Water tested from the hotel tank where Canadian tourist Elisa Lam's body was found this week did not contain any live bacteria associated with human waste.

The long, dark history of LA's Cecil Hotel

After the grisly discovery of a missing tourist in a water tank, the hotel is back in the spotlight. Los Angeles Magazine Assoc. Editor Chris Nichols shares the Cecil Hotel’s long and sordid history.

Latin Jazz category returns to Grammy Awards

Two years after NARAS erased Latin Jazz as an awards category, Sunday's 55th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles will once again select a Best Latin Jazz Album.

LA middle school teacher charged in alleged molestation of 3 teen girls

A Los Angeles middle school teacher has been arrested and charged with allegedly molesting three teenage girls.

Whale sushi: Santa Monica restaurant, 2 chefs indicted

The indictment accuses the now-closed restaurant "The Hump" and sushi chefs Kiyoshiro Yamamoto and Susumu Ueda of conspiring to import and sell whale meat.

UPDATE: Bomb making materials found at Riverside home

Federal authorities are examining a house in Riverside loaded with possible explosives. They have resumed their search of the home Thursday morning.

UPDATE: LAUSD teacher arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing 20 children

LAUSD fourth grade teacher Robert Pimental, 57, was arrested Wednesday by LAPD for allegedly sexually abusing 19 children and one adult.

Minivan crash kills 3 , injures 6 in Redlands

Authorities in Redlands are trying to find out what caused a deadly head-on collision this morning between two vehicles in a residential area.