Eric Zassenhaus Sr Editor, Digital

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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

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.

Malibu volunteers to begin issuing parking tickets Thursday (poll)

The city says the program could save them tens of thousands of dollars, save their sheriffs valuable time and resources, and enforce new parking restrictions.

'Mountain Fire' near Idyllwild reaches 1,000 acres

The California Forest Service says the fire burning near Idyllwild is only 5 percent contained. The fire prompted evacuations earlier Monday.

UPDATE: I-5 closures to remain in place for Monday commute

All northbound and some southbound lanes of the I-5 will remain closed for Monday morning's commute after a fiery tanker crash burned a section of the road Saturday.

SFO crash-landing: Early data indicates plane's approach was too slow (Photos)

NTSB spokesman on Sunday gave initial findings of data from flight; two victims were headed with other Chinese students for program in San Fernando Valley.

#ProjectCitizen: Take our sample U.S. citizenship test. Would you qualify?

Citizenship applicants must answer six out of 10 U.S. civics questions correctly. Can you? Take a sample test.

Eric Garcetti sworn in as LA's 42nd mayor

Eric Garcetti became Los Angeles’ 42nd mayor in an inauguration ceremony outside L.A. City Hall Sunday evening.

6 Pasadena runners hospitalized for heat illnesses

Six half-marathon runners have been hospitalized for heat-related illnesses as Southern California braced for another sizzling day.

Supreme Court rejects call to halt gay marriages in California

Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy denied a request from the backers of California's Proposition 8 to halt gay marriages in California.

LA Metro to purchase first all-electric buses

Los Angeles' Metro Transit Authority announced Thursday that it has inked a deal to purchase the first 5 buses of a potential 25 electric bus fleet.

Skywritten #SOS causes concern in LA

What appeared to be a call for help in L.A. and Orange County skies was intended to be an invitation to a local theme park.

7 things to see at Sunday's septimal CicLAvia

Sunday's CicLAvia in Los Angeles will close one of the big daddies of the city's surface streets: Wilshire Boulevard. We offer seven things to check out.

Cecil Hotel drowning determined accidental

The L.A. Coroners Department says a woman who was found dead in the water tank of a downtown Los Angeles hotel drowned accidentally.

FBI: Ex-USC professor facing child sex charges may have more victims

At a press conference Wednesday, the FBI and LAPD said they're seeking information on additional victims of former USC professor Walter Lee Williams.