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
A Fresno man can expect to field plenty of bids from museums and art collectors. He owns glass negatives created by iconic photographer Ansel Adams. They'll command a whole lot more than they sold for 10 years ago.
Southland jazz enthusiasts can get their fill of live music this weekend at the Central Avenue Jazz Fest. The annual two-day street party begins tomorrow East Vernon Avenue and East Jefferson Boulevard. The free festival evokes the heyday of a stretch known simply as the “Avenue” from the 1920s to the 1940s. Veteran blues guitarist Roy Gaines is on the bill. He says he’s fronting a big band for this weekend’s show.
He’s the first African-American to walk in space. Today Bernard Harris visited about 50 middle school kids at a USC day camp, where he encouraged them to aim for the moon.
The Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance today that strongly encourages city departments to donate extra food they might waste. Food banks and pantries urged the council to take action. Councilman Jose Huizar crafted legislation for a citywide surplus food policy last year. He said he considers donating food another form of recycling.
A group of African-Americans has filed a class action lawsuit against Southern California Edison. It accuses the company of routine racial discrimination since the 1970s.
Just about everyone in the Southern California is taking refuge from this weekend’s scorcher. They’re piling into movie theatres, bowling alleys, coffee shops… just about anyplace with air conditioning. But those options can burn a hole in your pocket. There's a way to keep kids happy and parents’ budgets cool. Beating the heat doesn’t break the bank for parents at the Jackie Tatum – Harvard Park Aquatic Center in South L.A. They brought their kids in for a free swim.
With California’s midterm election a few months away, political activists are stepping up efforts to get more people registered to vote. One good place to do that is at a citizenship ceremony. Thousands of immigrants filed into the Los Angeles Convention Center Thursday morning, took the oath of allegiance and headed out the door as new Americans.
Democratic Party volunteers staged a voter registration drive this morning at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The grassroots political group Organizing for America-California urged newly naturalized immigrants to fill out registration forms as they left a citizenship ceremony.
Starting Friday night, Caltrans is closing down the first mile of the Arroyo Seco Parkway. That’s the Pasadena Freeway — or used to be before Caltrans gave it back its original name a month ago. No matter the name, there’s a traffic jam coming your way.
Thousands of people packed Angel stadium in Anaheim Tuesday for the 81st annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game. The National League took on the American League, which has ruled every Midsummer Classic since 1996. But last night, the National League finally snapped its losing streak and snatched a victory. It beat the AL 3-1.
This week's arrest of a suspect in the Grim Sleeper serial murders in South Los Angeles offered some relief for relatives of the victims. For decades, many agonized over the unsolved killings. Diana Ware was one of them. She lost her stepdaughter to the Grim Sleeper 23 years ago.
Protesters in Los Angeles are expressing outrage over the verdict handed down in the case of Johannes Mehserle. An L.A. jury yesterday found the white former transit officer guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Oscar Grant, an unarmed African-American man. The incident happened early on New Year’s Day 2009 during a confrontation at an Oakland train station.
Children in Los Angeles County will be able to grab a free lunch while they play at dozens of county parks. The L.A. County Department of Recreation and Parks just began its annual summer lunch program. At Ladera Park in Los Angeles, about 50 kids tested and approved the menu. “It was awesome… the flavor was yummy,” some shouted.
Most people who ride Los Angeles County Metro buses and trains will have to plunk more money into ticket vending machines today. So will passengers on the Metrolink commuter rail that serves L.A., Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Some passengers are upset about the fare hikes, while others shrug it off.
The mother of a woman missing since September has filed a negligence and wrongful death lawsuit against the Los Angeles County and Sheriff’s Department. Mitrice Richardson, 24, vanished after authorities released her from the Malibu-Lost Hills sheriff's station. The suit alleges wrongful death although Richardson’s body has never been found.