Bianca Ramirez


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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

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.

Garden Grove's first Vietnamese-American mayor plans to be a hands-on leader

Garden Grove Unified School District Trustee Bao Nguyen said he plans to be a hands-on leader as the city's newest mayor. Nguyen beat incumbent Bruce Broadwater.

LAPD moves forward with Taser-brand body cameras

The Taser camera the LAPD chose fits on the chest of an officer, while the other cameras looked at fit on the ear, hat or sunglasses of an officer.

CSUN awarded nearly $22 million to help boost diversity

California State University, Northridge has been awarded nearly $22 million to help boost diversity in the biomedical workforce across the country.

Bowers Museum displays rare 3,000-year-old Chinese bronzes

The exhibition, "China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui," features elephant tusks, ancient jades, monumental bronzes and a life-sized statue of a nobleman.

Heat wave continues sweeping SoCal, including Dodger Stadium

Fire departments across Southern California are on heightened alert this weekend as the region endures another heat wave.

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo shot and killed; wife held

Bell Gardens' mayor Daniel Crespo has been shot during a domestic dispute; police are holding his wife, Levette, who allegedly shot him several times.

A bigger chance of El Niño returning in 2014, but with little rain

Chances are improving that we might get an El Niño weather pattern this winter, but that doesn't mean it will bring a lot of much-needed rain.

California DMV moving forward with immigrant driver's licenses

California DMV moves forward with immigrant driver's licenses, after feds approve design changes

New Santa Ana wind prediction tool could help alert residents to wildfires

The Santa Ana Wildfire Threat Index, announced Wednesday, will classify the fire threat potential of the notoriously hot, dry and strong "devil wind" so familiar to area residents.

More downpours possible day after damaging SoCal storms

Forecasters posted flash flood watches Wednesday for mountains and deserts from north of Los Angeles through inland counties to the east and south to the U.S.-Mexico border.

OC Assessor Webster Guillory's felony arraignment rescheduled

Prosecutors say the assessor signed his name on two of the petitions collected by his associate — falsely claiming he had collected and witnessed the signatures.

OC Assessor charged with filing false nomination papers

Assessor Webster Guillory was charged by the Orange County District Attorney with filing false nomination papers for the March 2014 primary election.