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

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.

12 charged with crimes against children in Inland Empire

Twelve people face federal charges for a variety of crimes related to the sexual exploitation of children, according to a news release from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Tennis ump charged with murdering husband sues for false arrest (PDF)

Tennis umpire Lois Goodman was accused of killing her husband with a coffee mug, but the L.A. County District Attorney’s Office dropped the charges. Read the full suit.

Calif., Canadian utility reach $750M settlement over energy crisis

A Canadian utility has agreed to what may be the largest settlement with electricity sellers for overcharging California ratepayers during the state's energy crisis more than a decade ago.

Man chases dog onto street in North Hollywood, both killed by bus

A Southern California man who chased his dog onto a street was hit by a bus and died, along with his pet. The dog was chasing a ball late Wednesday morning.

VIDEO: Man whose dog was shot by police pleads not guilty to multiple charges

A man whose Rottweiler dog was shot and killed by Hawthorne police pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple felony charges, including intimidating a witness.

Silver Fire: Evacuations ordered for 5,000-acre wildfire (map)

Firefighters were battling the quickly growing "Silver Fire" between Banning and Idyllwild Wednesday afternoon, which has burned 5,000 acres so far.

Falls Fire: Evacuations lifted ; 4 firefighters injured (updated)

Evacuations have been lifted for the communities of Decker Canyon and Lakeland Village, Cal Fire says. Residents of several communities can return home with CHP escort.

Eddie 'Piolín' Sotelo releases statement; denies sexual harassment allegations

Sotelo wrote in Spanish that the accusations made by Beto Cortez were false. He said he is saddened that his longtime friend has gone to such lengths just to make a buck.

Glendora police nearly fire on film crew shooting armed robbery scene

Glendora police narrowly avoided firing on the cast of a film set Wednesday after receiving "frantic" reports of an armed robbery.

Update: California Fish and Wildlife mourns loss of spokesman

Michael Taugher was found unresponsive in the water Saturday. Lifeguards, firefighters and paramedics tried to revive Taugher.

5 human cases of West Nile virus reported in LA County

Five people have been infected with the West Nile virus, the first confirmed human cases in Los Angeles County for 2013, local health officials said Thursday. All are recovering.

12 SoCal suspected child predators arrested during 'Operation iGuardian'

Federal law-enforcement officials have arrested 255 people in a nationwide crackdown on internet child sex crimes, including 12 in Southern California.