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

West Hollywood celebrates Halloween with Queen Latifah

The city has put on its Halloween Costume Carnaval for 26 years, and the free event has seen nearly 500,000 people over the years.

Granada Hills bear captured following residential chase

A black bear that wandered into a Granada Hills neighborhood managed to elude wardens trying to capture him earlier Tuesday, but was eventually caught.

Thousands line up for upcoming free medical clinic

The large-scale free clinic returns for a third consecutive year to provide medical services to uninsured and underserved people in LA County.

Faulty fireworks shell triggered 4th of July blast

The Simi Valley accident sent fireworks and debris into a crowd of spectators, injuring 28 people. Video footage showed people screaming and running for cover.

10 fun facts about California's Nobel Prize winners

This week, USC professor Arieh Warshel was one of three scientists awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Here are 10 facts you probably don't know about California's laureates.

Edison worker killed after fire erupts in Huntington Beach electrical vault (Updated)

Smoke could be seen rising from the vault and rescue workers were waiting for Edison to turn off power to the vault before entering.

Bill would create California quake warning system

California could join Japan, Mexico and other earthquake-prone countries that alert residents to the approach of powerful shaking under a bill awaiting approval from Gov. Jerry Brown.

New ICE app tracks sexual predators and alerts public

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has launched a smartphone app to track sexual predators. The public can also report suspected predators.

Bills to free up carpool lanes, protect businesses head to Brown

Assemblyman Mike Gatto has authored three bills on the way to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. One would free up carpool lanes to all commuters during non-peak hours.

Armenian Genocide memorial approved by Pasadena City Council

The Pasadena City Council has approved the city's first Armenian genocide monument. It will be built at Memorial Park.

Body found at fire in northern Los Angeles County

Homicide and arson detectives have been called to the scene of a small brush fire where a body has been found in the same area of a search for a missing college student.

Explosion rocks Santa Ana home improvement store

An explosion shook a home improvement store Wednesday morning in Santa Ana. It happened at 9 a.m. at Orchard Supply Hardware. No one was injured.

Search for missing 19-year old college student continues

The search continued Tuesday for a missing 19-year old college student who was traveling from northern California to visit his family in Laguna Niguel.

Newport Beach's Balboa Pier opens after Yacht crash

Balboa Pier in Newport Beach re-opened Monday for Labor Day visitors. The pier had been temporarily closed after a 55-foot yacht smashed onto it Sunday night.

Feds indict 30 linked to Southern California drug rings

During "Operation Mountain Top," Gerges says agents confiscated 92 pounds of meth — and 50 kilograms of cocaine.