Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

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Eric Zassenhaus is a Sr. Web Editor for KPCC. Before that, he worked as Interim Managing Editor, Digital and as a Sr. Web Producer for the station. Prior to joining KPCC, Eric worked at KTVU in Oakland 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 Web and multimedia journalism.

Stories by Eric Zassenhaus

Man shot, killed by off-duty officer in South Pasadena

L.A. County sheriffs officials are still trying to piece together the details of a shooting that left one man dead in South Pasadena.

Lanes of I-15, Highway 138 reopen as crews gain on Cajon Pass fire

Firefighters continue to make progress on the twin brush fires that broke out Saturday night alongside Highway 138, shutting down portions of the road and backing up traffic along I-15.

I-15 jammed for miles after fatal collision near Baker

The Las Vegas Sun reports one lane of the northbound I-15 has been reopened after a grisly crash shut down the road for miles Saturday morning.

Judge upholds condoms in porn; but adds constraints to enforcement

A federal judge upheld an L.A. County law that porn performers be required to wear condoms on set on Friday, but added new hurdles to shutting down productions.

Woman recovering after pit bull attack in Riverside

A woman has been hospitalized with "very severe" bites after she was mauled by two dogs in downtown Riverside Monday.

Santa Ana police looking for serial arsonist

Santa Ana police are on the lookout for a serial arsonist that has struck 11 times in the same area in slightly over a week.

Bee Fire: Santa Clarita brush fire fully contained

The small brush fire that sparked road closures and evacuations Friday night is expected to be fully contained by Sunday evening, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Sharp Fire: Evacuations lifted for wildfire near Wrightwood

Crews continue to battle the 163-acre Sharp Fire burning outside the mountain-top town of Wrightwood Sunday. Evacuations for about residents of about 100 homes that had been in danger were lifted at noon.

Suspect in Fontana man's murder commits suicide in custody

A man who was arrested Tuesday in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend's father was found dead in his jail cell.

Metro delays: Station briefly closed after train hits man downtown

A death at a Metro station in downtown Los Angeles snarled commuters on their way home Tuesday afternoon.

Crews stub out 3 fires at Cajon Pass in San Bernardino

Firefighters say they've got a handle on the three fires, though that hasn't yet helped the traffic situation.

1 dead, 11 hurt, suspect ID'd after car drives into crowd in Venice (update)

An L.A. Councilman is proposing more barriers at the points-of-entry on the Venice boardwalk after a man drove his vehicle into the area Saturday, killing one person.

LA City Council: No more parking tickets at broken meters

The city council voted unanimously Wednesday to rescind a policy of ticketing vehicles parked at broken meters but pledged to revisit the decision in six months.

2 detained in Silverado Canyon SWAT stand off

Orange County sheriffs officials say they've detained two people for questioning in the SWAT standoff that stranded about 10 people in a Jackson Ranch equestrian center.

Mountain Fire, Water Fire near full containment

Crews have nearly containment two fires near L.A. that shut down roads and caused evacuations in their areas.