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

UC Riverside staff member hospitalized with meningitis

A University of California, Riverside employee who fell ill with bacterial meningitis remains hospitalized, but his condition is said to be improving.

13 MS-13 gang members and associates arrested in LA

The FBI arrested 13 members and associates of the MS-13 gang Tuesday as part of an investigation into the gang's alleged drug trafficking and extortion scheme activities.

Update: 405 partly reopened after multi-vehicle crash

The accident occurred near the Sherman Way exit in Van Nuys. Northbound lanes and all but two southbound lanes have been reopened.

Students at Watts high school injured in experiment gone bad

A school science experiment went awry Tuesday at a high school in Watts, causing an explosion that injured several students.

Nonprofit issues new grant guidelines to curb youth football concussions

LA84 Foundation introduced guidelines Monday that would favor youth football leagues that delay tackling until participants are at least 8.

Autopsy report on suspected OC serial killer inconclusive

An autopsy report on suspected Orange County serial killer Itzcoatl Ocampo has failed to determine the cause of his death.

Statue of slain Salvadoran archbishop gets MacArthur Park unveiling

It's been a project more than a decade in the making — a bronze statue of slain Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero is being unveiled Saturday at MacArthur Park.

NASA's Chief Scientist on NASA's priorities, present, and future

NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan spoke with KPCC about her job, the organization's future, and the tricky job of balancing the agency's budget and its priorities to expand human knowledge.

FBI: Operation SuperNova cracks down on gangs with Mexican Mafia ties

Seventeen Ventura County gang members have been charged with drug trafficking in the third phase of Operation SuperNova. Read the full affidavit here.

25 evacuated from Commerce apartment complex over gas leak

Southern California Gas Company crews were on-scene working to shut off the leak, along with Los Angeles County firefighters.

UC Berkeley library gets grant to catalog Pat Brown documents

The archive includes more than 1,000 cartons of documents, seven boxes of photos, and five boxes of audio material donated to the campus in 1968.

NTSB questions oversight following tour bus crash, calls for probe

The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for a probe of the agency in charge of making sure commercial vehicles operate safely. Read the full report here.

LA Westside 405 'Ramp Jam' ends after 2 months

The "Ramp Jam" is finally over on the Westside. The Wilshire Boulevard onramp to the northbound 405 Freeway reopened Thursday after a two-month closure.

Amber Alert: 1-month old Sunnyvale boy found, father arrested

A 1-month old Northern California boy who authorities say was kidnapped has been recovered, and his father has been arrested by Mexican authorities.

College affordability, ratings subjects of public forum

The first of four public meetings around the country on the president's College Affordability Initiative will be streamed live from Cal State Dominguez Hills.