Elizabeth Muñoz Digital Apprentice News Clerk

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Elizabeth Muñoz is an apprentice news clerk with KPCC’s digital news team.

Before joining KPCC, Elizabeth worked as a freelance writer for Time Out Los Angeles covering the L.A. lifestyle.

Her journalism career began during her freshman year of college, and she has since traveled to Guatemala and Philadelphia as a reporter. She has a bachelor’s in journalism from Cal State Fullerton and wrote for the campus newspaper and magazine while in school.

A SoCal native, Elizabeth lives in Lincoln Heights.

Stories by Elizabeth Muñoz

Goodbyes are always hard: A Cassini engineer looks back

After 20 years, you can’t blame those involved with the mission for feeling a little sentimental about it ending — even engineers who weren't there from Day One are sad to see it go.

Mexico and US: Neighboring countries at a breaking point

Recent events have put a strain on an already fragile relationship between the two nations with a long history of distrust. One former Mexican diplomat gauged it where it stands now.

7 things to do in SoCal ahead of July 4th

Whether you want a traditional 4th of July celebration or a laid-back weekend, we've got options — a corgi art show, a BBQ blowout, wine tasting, a nighttime festival and more.

8 things to do this weekend in SoCal

You know it’s summer when there’s strawberries and outdoor movies on the list this weekend — and barring any traffic around the Hollywood area, it's all looking pretty sweet.

A pig, a doodle and Demetri Martin’s new film 'Dean'

For comedian Demetri Martin, art imitates life in his movie "Dean." The film follows a young artist who draws, much like his own collection of notebooks filled with random scribbles.

6 things to do this weekend in SoCal

It isn't officially summer yet, but it sure feels like it. Hit up a hot air balloon festival (with wine), gorge on some seriously fresh bread or shop away at an artisan market.

‘La La Land’ gets a new star at the Hollywood Bowl

Angela Parrish moved to L.A. from Kansas to pursue a career in show business — much like the female protagonist in "La La Land." This weekend, it's her voice you'll hear in the film's opening song as the orchestra plays along live at the Hollywood Bowl.

6 things to do this Memorial Day weekend in SoCal

Cheers to the long weekend! The extra day means more time to soak in all SoCal has to offer — from a Monopoly-inspired food festival to a patriotic USO dance and more.

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel on the power of music

The Los Angeles Philharmonic will be performing works by Mahler and Schubert. Venezuelan conductor, Gustavo Dudamel, is one of the musicians bringing those scores to life. Alex Cohen recently caught up with him.

6 things to do this weekend in SoCal

The weekend is here and it's looking pretty good. Choose from a food festival in an airplane hangar, a celebration of bugs, a nighttime festival and more.

6 ways to win this Mother's Day weekend in SoCal

Choose from any of these pampering options for the mother figure in your life (or you can go solo), from an outdoor woodland creature circus performance, a fashion bake sale and more.

First came 'Rocky,' now there's 'Chuck'

Chuck Wepner's life inspired Sylvester Stallone to write and star in the film "Rocky." Wepner is getting a film of his own, with Liev Schreiber in the role of Wepner. Schreiber talked to Morning Edition about the stepping in the shoes – and the life – of a real person.

6 ways to spend your weekend in SoCal

Not into margaritas or mariachis? We've rounded up plenty of ways to spend your weekend including suggestions for celebrating Cinco de Mayo.

6 things to do this weekend in SoCal

Give April a fitting farewell with a trip to your favorite independent bookstore, an insanely sweet desert tasting and more. Cheers to the weekend!

Fear of unrest rises for 1st time in post-LA riots poll

More than any other demographic, millennials tend to believe that another riot is likely to happen in the next five years — according to a new survey.