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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

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.

Schuller seeks $5 million from Crystal Cathedral Ministries

Crystal Cathedral Ministries founder Robert Schuller is in bankruptcy court seeking more than $5 million from the ministry he built from scratch.

Police question man about deadly Pasadena house fire

Firefighters say a deadly blaze at a Pasadena home Thursday was intentionally set and a person of interest has been detained.

Gasoline prices continue decline in Southern California to $4.09 a gallon

Gasoline prices in Southern California are nearing $4 a gallon after a record high set in October. Prices have dropped for three weeks to an average of $4.09 a gallon.

Labor report: 171,000 jobs added, hiring stronger in October

US employers added 171,000 jobs in October and hiring was stronger over the previous two months than first thought. It is the last report before the November election.

UPDATE: Deal reached on proposed LA NFL stadium project

The Play Fair at Farmers Field Coalition and AEG Thursday announced an agreement resolving concerns over the proposed Farmers Field project.

Update: Live map of Hurricane Sandy, latest online news (links)

Sandy's been reclassified as a "post tropical cyclone," but it still packs a hurricane's wallop. Now, the Internet itself is being affected as major websites are knocked offline.

Southland gasoline prices drop to $4.31 a gallon

After rocketing up to a new record high, Southern California gasoline prices are tumbling lower

Radioactive diaper found in Santa Monica grocery dumpster

Radioactive waste detected Wednesday in a dumpster behind a grocery store turned out to be a diaper worn while getting radiation therapy.

Updated: Hate crimes jump 15 percent in LA County

The LA County Commission on Human Relations released a report Wednesday which shows hate crimes increased 15 percent during 2011. Read the complete report.

Feds to study cancer risks in people living near San Onofre nuclear plant

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will study cancer risks in people living near nuclear power plants, including the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

U.S. Sen. George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential race

The longtime Democratic South Dakota senator lost a landslide election to Republican President Nixon; he was 90.