Corey Moore Reporter
Corey Moore is a news reporter at KPCC: Southern California Public Radio. Before joining KPCC, Corey worked as a producer and associate editor for "The Tavis Smiley Show" and "News and Notes" at NPR-West in Culver City.
In Washington, DC, Moore worked several years as a news anchor for Metro Networks. He also produced for BET News and the city’s government television station.
Moore earned a BA degree at Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan where he started his broadcast journalism career at two of the city’s top stations, WJLB-radio and WDIV-TV, the local NBC affiliate.
In his spare time, he enjoys screenwriting, his “Drenched” kickboxing class in North Hollywood, legal thriller novels and any old sidesplitting episode of "The Simpsons."
Stories by Corey Moore
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa says a $500 million federal loan has pushed forward his initiative to build 12 transit projects in less than half the time expected. At the center of that effort is a light rail line planned for South L.A.'s Crenshaw district.
Less than a year after the City Council appointed him, San Gabriel Mayor Albert Huang is giving up the job. He announced his resignation after police arrested him on suspicion of felony robbery and assault. The incident involved a fight he'd had with a woman friend. Huang blames his decision to quit on unwanted media attention.
San Gabriel Mayor Albert Huang announced he’s resigning today. Police arrested him on Friday on suspicion of assault and robbery.
Some law enforcement and transportation officials are using the motto “Fight Back” to try and generate voter support for Proposition 22. The measure on the November statewide ballot aims to stop Sacramento politicians from using local government money to fix California’s budget problems. The debate pits supporters against politicians and public education advocates.
The University of Southern California today installed C.L. “Max” Nikias as its 11th president. The electrical engineer — originally from Cyprus — presided over an inauguration ceremony at the school’s main campus near downtown Los Angeles. With applause and fireworks, USC trustees presented Nikias with the presidential medallion of office.
A new carpool lane — designed to ease congestion — opened on the westbound side of the Pomona (60) Freeway today. But you wouldn’t know that from this morning’s commute. Traffic was a mess. A logjam of cars and trucks stretched along the Pomona Freeway for miles. Authorities promise today’s tie-up won’t be the norm.
Local lawmakers are still digging into the reason why last year’s Station Fire blew out of control so quickly. Two firefighters died in the fire. It destroyed more than 200 buildings – and burned 250 square miles of forest in the San Gabriel Mountains. Burbank congressman Adam Schiff chaired a hearing in Pasadena on what happened in the first hours of the Station Fire.
Imagine a car-free Los Angeles. Thousands of people lived that fantasy on Sunday - at least for a few hours - as the city hosted its first "CicLAvia."
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is pushing forward with a plan that makes use of California's tough, new anti-truancy law. The initiative is designed to turn around student dropouts before they reach their teenage years.
Some L.A. education leaders are stepping up efforts to prevent anti-gay bullying in secondary schools. At Monroe High in North Hills, they met Thursday with national safety advocates. A popular music star is helping to shine a light on the issue.
People in Alhambra have a new local news website designed to serve that city’s diverse readership. Journalists and USC Annenberg communication researchers developed the site “Alhambra Source” to fill a void.
One Southern California man’s real-life tale of survival sounds like a scary movie — even though it played out more than a hundred miles away from Hollywood. Call it “The Blair Witch Project” without the cameras.
Some policymakers call the city of Bell’s salary scandal as a catalyst for reforms they say local governments throughout the state require.
From now through Monday, thousands of homeowners will pour into the Los Angeles Convention Center in a last ditch effort to avoid the dreaded “F” word... foreclosure. They met with lenders they hoped would slash their mortgage payments.
First came the sub-prime mortgage collapse, then a flurry of foreclosures – and now a wave of mortgage scam artists. The President’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force was in L.A. Thursday to talk about how to flatten that wave.