Eric Zassenhaus Sr Editor, Digital
Eric Zassenhaus is a Sr Editor, Digital for KPCC. Prior to joining KPCC, Eric worked at KTVU in Oakland, KQED in San Francisco, and assisted mid-career reporters in learning new skills at UC Berkeley's Knight Digital Media Center.
Eric has also served as editor at several magazines and as art director at Tikkun magazine in San Francisco. He has worked at several book publishers, including City Lights Books, where he cut his teeth building the publisher/bookstore's website.
Eric graduated from U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School for Journalism, where he concentrated in digital and multimedia journalism.
Stories by Eric Zassenhaus
Two fast-moving wildfires broke out Friday near residential neighborhoods in L.A. and Ventura counties, threatening structures, fire officials said.
Firefighters have been able to get control over a fire that shut down a stretch of highway and prompted evacuations Monday in Riverside County.
A small plane sent beachgoers scrambling Saturday when it made a crash landing in Carlsbad, injuring one person and causing evacuation of the area.
Hot, humid weather from Northern Mexico and Arizona will sweep into Southern California Monday, bringing a chance of thunderstorms that will continue through the week.
Los Angeles police have identified the officer who shot and critically injured a man in Los Feliz last Friday after he allegedly approached them in an aggressive manner.
A new play opening this weekend features a cast drawn from the shelters and recovery programs in downtown L.A.'s Skid Row area.
L.A. Police Commission Vice President Paula Madison defended the recent ruling that an officer acted out of policy in the shooting death of Ezell Ford.
Laguna Beach is the latest Southern California city to slap a moratorium on short-term rentals popularized by sites like Airbnb and HomeAway.
The Huey UH-1 chopper went down east of the capital Kathmandu on Tuesday while coordinating disaster relief to the quake-stricken Himalayan country.
Conceptual artist Chris Burden, known in part for for the 'Urban Light' sculpture outside the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, has died, the museum said Sunday. He was 69.
The events could have a major impact on former felons' chances of getting a job or getting into a school, by erasing some crimes from their records.
Susan Mellen, who spent 17 years in jail for a murder she did not commit, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying an LAPD detective knowingly used false information in her case.
A spear-fisher in Palos Verdes got a surprise Friday when a gray whale and its calf emerged from the kelp forest right beneath him.
Evacuation orders have been lifted for residents near a wildfire that broke out near a dam in Riverside County, but firefighters say dry, windy weather has slowed them down.
The plans that founded modern Skid Row' will be on display as part of the opening exhibit of the new Skid Row History Museum and Archive on Broadway.