Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital
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
An Inglewood police spokeswoman says an officer fatally shot a man who was using a 2-foot sword to smash the windows of police cars.
Fire officials say they've gained the upper hand in two wildfires that have scorched areas in Castaic and Los Padres National Forest.
At a press conference Friday afternoon, Orange County officials said they had identified the body discovered the day before as that of 36-year-old Maribel Ramos.
Santa Clarita Sheriffs officials say evacuation orders for 19 homes on Elk Ridge Rd and Vista Point Place have been lifted, as the fire continues toward Castaic Lake.
Kern County Fire officials say the quickly-burning Grand Fire is now 10 percent contained, and has spread into Los Angeles County.
David Silva was beaten with batons last week in Bakersfield. The father of four died at a hospital. The cause of death is under investigation.
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Huntington Beach police say a 25-year-old man is in critical condition after he was beaten by a group of minors, who used their skateboards as weapons.
The L.A. County Sheriffs Department is investigating the death of a man who was shot and killed by a deputy Saturday, after his car was pulled over.
NBCLA reports animal control and officers have removed several dogs from a home near Palmdale where several pitbulls reportedly mauled and killed a jogger Thursday.
Los Angeles police say three parties will split the $1 million reward offered during the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, with most of it going to a couple tied up by the rogue ex-cop before his final shootout with authorities.
A group of students who attended a party near USC over the weekend allege LAPD officers engaged in racial profiling and used excessive force when responding to a noise complaint.
Firefighters building containment lines around a huge Southern California wildfire are now dealing with muddy and slippery conditions as rain moves in.
The Camarillo Springs wildfire is 80 percent contained Monday. Firefighters say full containment expected Tuesday.
Two agricultural buildings that burned Thursday afternoon have caused concerns that pesticides and other harmful substances could make their way into the air.