Chris Keller Data Editor/News Applications Developer
Chris Keller is a KPCC News Editor with a focus on data. Prior to that, he served as KPCC's Data Journalist where he collaborated with KPCC staff on data-driven projects, visualizations and applications.
Chris joined KPCC in 2012 after spending more than 15 years in various print and digital roles at newspapers of various sizes in the Midwest.
Prior to working in Madison, Keller led online news efforts for Nwi.com and contributed to several digital products and initiatives that were honored Lee Enterprises’ 2010 President’s Award for Innovation and earned Lee’s Enterprise of the Year award for The Times Media Company.
Keller is a life-long Packers fan, plays drums and guitar and is a member of the Online News Association, Investigative Reporters & Editors and Hacks/Hackers.
Stories by Chris Keller
The agency issued 27 financial penalties in the first four months of the year. It only gave out seven in all of 2014. Still, most enforcement against water waste is handled through warnings.
The Los Angeles Unified School District requires students, starting with the Class of 2017, to successfully complete a slate of college preparation courses before they graduate. The course load called "A-G” may prevent half of students from graduating unless the policy is changed.
The state has updated its plan to achieve a 25 percent reduction in water use, shrinking required cuts on some communities while demanding even larger cuts from the heaviest users. This chart compares the latest proposed cuts to water use for South Coast agencies with the first draft.
State water officials have received more than 200 letters and emails about a proposal requiring cities to cut consumption anywhere from 10 to 35 percent depending on recent use rates and conservation efforts. We've made these comments searchable here.
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.
This database shows 2014-15 vaccination exemption rates for incoming kindergartners at schools in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, based on data from the California Department of Public Health.
See which urban water suppliers had daily water use per resident rise and fall.
The stats reverse an earlier trend as more inexperienced or rusty riders hit the road, enticed by years of rising gas prices and a better economy.
Los Angeles Unified School District has been under fire over its iPad program, which launched last school year with the aim of giving every student and teacher a personal tablet. This timeline looks back on the iPad program, it's rollout and the results.
Los Angeles officials are set to certify results from the Nov. 4 midterm election, which show 1,518,835 ballots were cast - one in three registered voters.
Early analysis shows what may be a record low turnout for a midterm election in Los Angeles County and the state of California. Why didn't people vote?
Proposition 48 is a voter-initiated referendum challenging gaming compacts between the state, the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians and the Wiyot Tribe.
Proposition 46 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act of 2014.
A major bond aims to make California's water supplies more resilient. Carrying a hefty price tag, it divides environmentalists, farmers, and other interest groups.
Proposition 47 is an initiative statute placed on the ballot by voter petition. It is also referred to as the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act.