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Ed Joyce is the Orange County Reporter for KPCC. Before joining the station, Ed covered the environment beat for six-years at KPBS-FM/TV in San Diego.

Prior to his time at KPBS, Joyce was an editor/columnist with Copley News Service in San Diego. His extensive background in news includes stints as a newspaper, radio, web and TV journalist. The positions include: reporter, anchor, editor, columnist, talk show host, writer and photographer. His career started as a boy delivering the Sunday L.A. Times. He later had a paper route delivering the Evening Star-News.

Along the way, Ed has had stints as a telephone operator and mail carrier. He even wrote a column and edited a weekly newspaper in the Caribbean. He's also been a DJ, a high school and college educator and has worked in public relations.

Joyce has won many awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, The Associated Press and other organizations for his TV and radio writing, producing, anchoring, editing and reporting.

Born in Los Angeles County, Joyce graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of Washington, where he studied broadcast journalism, TV-radio production and sociology.

Stories by Ed Joyce

Study finds harsher storms will bring Sierra Nevada flooding by 2100

Scripps researchers say climate change will bring warmer temperatures and increased flooding to southern Sierra Nevada by 2100, affecting California's water supply.

UPDATE: Hearing continued to January for ex-cops charged in Kelly Thomas case

A judge continued a hearing until January for two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in the beating death of Kelly Thomas. Their attorneys want the charges dismissed.

Friday meeting in Orange County on San Onofre nuclear plant restart

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Southern California Edison meet Friday to discuss the utility's plans to restart the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

Gas prices drop to $3.82 a gallon in LA County (map)

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline is $3.82 in Los Angeles County.

Restarting San Onofre nuclear plant focus of Laguna Hills meeting

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission plans to meet with Southern California Edison November 30 to talk about plans to restart the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

One year after murders, Salon Meritage reopens in Seal Beach

Salon Meritage reopens Tuesday in Seal Beach, more than one year after the worst mass killings in Orange County history occurred inside the salon and just outside its doors.

MAP: LA gasoline prices drop to an average of $3.89 a gallon

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County continues to decline, now at $3.89, the lowest since August 7.

High wildfire risk for LA and Ventura counties Tuesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning – for a high risk of wildfire – until 6 p.m. Tuesday for the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties.

Mike D'Antoni new LA Lakers coach; team passes on Phil Jackson

The LA Lakers hired Mike D'Antoni as its new coach Sunday night to replace Mike Brown, who was fired Friday. The team passed on bringing back ex-coach Phil Jackson.

Southern CA gasoline prices drop to average $3.94 a gallon

Gasoline prices continue their downward slide Friday in Southern California with the average price in LA County at $3.94 for a gallon of self-serve regular.

UPDATE: Feds deny group's petition over San Onofre nuclear plant

The group claims the new generators were different than the ones approved in the nuclear plant's original permit and it must be amended. The NRC denied the request.

After record 94 degrees in LA Monday, cooling expected

After a record-tying 94 degrees in Los Angeles Monday, the heat is expected to ease a bit Tuesday.

Wildfire erupts in San Bernardino County

A wildfire erupted Monday in San Bernardino County, shutting down Interstate 15, forcing the evacuation of a community of ranch homes and burning 350 acres so far.

Santa Ana winds bring high fire danger to Southern California

The National Weather Service says conditions are ripe for wildfire in the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. It is forecast to end Monday evening.

Edison shipping radioactive generator to Utah from San Onofre

Southern California Edison plans to ship retired radioactive steam generator Sunday to Utah.