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Bianca Ramirez is a 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
Kern County Fire officials say the quickly-burning Grand Fire is now 10 percent contained, and has spread into Los Angeles County.
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.
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 in Redlands this afternoon knocked down a grass fire that burned 20 acres off the the eastbound 10 Freeway near the Wabash exit.
Two agricultural buildings that burned Thursday afternoon have caused concerns that pesticides and other harmful substances could make their way into the air.
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.
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.
The 112-year-old nonprofit group says undocumented immigrants are most affected by pollution but least able to fight for environmental protection.
California regulators fined Disney nearly $235,000 for violating safety regulations the agency said led a worker to fall off Space Mountain.
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.
“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.”
San Bernardino County prosecutors have charged an airport developer with conspiracy and perjury.
The Los Angeles Archdiocese's 4.2 million Catholics greeted news Wednesday of a new pope, Argentine cardinal Jorge Bergoglio.
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.
Authorities still don't know how a tourist ended up dead in a water tank back in 2013, but the hotel has a long and sordid history.