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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

Metrolink train crash: Truck driver charged with felony hit-and-run (updated)

The driver of the truck involved in a Tuesday morning collision with a Metrolink train has been arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run with injury.

Orange County arts philanthropist Henry Segerstrom dies at 91

Segerstrom was the founding chairman of the Orange County Performing Arts Center, which was named after him, and was a managing partner of the South Coast Plaza.

Missing Las Vegas man's body found, authorities say

Anthony Parnell, 18, disappeared in heavy surf last week. Authorities say they have found his body a half-mile from where he was last seen.

Virgin Galactic to make launch vehicle at Long Beach Airport

Virgin Galactic aims to make satellite launches into orbit a lot more affordable with a new rocket that is set to be made at the Long Beach Airport.

West Coast ports to temporarily suspend vessel operations

Weekend vessel loading and unloading operations will be temporarily suspended this weekend. Yard, rail and gate operations will continue at terminal operators’ discretion.

Update: 'Suge' Knight booked on suspicion of murder

Authorities say Marion "Suge" Knight argued and exchanged punches with a man before allegedly running him over and fatally striking a friend with his pickup truck.

Shooting near MLK Community Hospital leaves 1 wounded

An nurse has been shot and wounded after near Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday.

High wind advisory issued for Southern California

Powerful wind gusts are expected in the mountains and some valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura County, according to the National Weather Service.

California foie gras ban struck down by federal judge

The ban on importing foie gras into California has been struck down in federal court, making the controversial delicacy once again legal in the state.

Metro CEO Art Leahy to step down in April

Leahy, who began his transportation career as a bus operator 44 years ago, worked on big projects during his CEO tenure including implementing Measure R.

North Hollywood house fire blamed on old Christmas tree

"The tree appeared to be lifelike to the residents, but sadly beneath that veneer of green was a significant danger," said LA Fire spokesman Brian Humphrey.

SoCal rain: Storm brings flash flooding; cars stranded in Torrance

Torrents of rain have been falling on a section of Los Angeles County, flooding streets and leaving several cars stranded.

Downtown LA fire: $10M damage estimate, update on p.m. commute

A massive fire Monday destroyed a still-under-construction apartment complex along the 110 freeway, damaged the LADWP headquarters, and shut portions of two major freeways.

Former LA Councilman Alarcon turns himself in for house arrest

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon surrendered Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. to begin serving a 120-day term for voter fraud and perjury.

San Bernardino to pay pensions despite bankruptcy

The city of San Bernardino has agreed to pay the California Public Employees' Retirement System all that it owes in bankruptcy proceedings.