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

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.

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.