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
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.
The Federal Aviation Administration says it's suspended all employee furloughs and says air traffic facilities. An LAX spokesperson said flights had been on schedule Saturday, even before normal staffing levels resumed.
Tickets to the surprise Rolling Stones show at the Echoplex have sold out, according to AEG and the band's Twitter account.
On Saturday, the DEA held its 6th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription drugs.
Several Associated Press Twitter accounts were hacked Tuesday, sending out false reports of an explosion at the White House.
A man was in custody Monday for allegedly setting or trying to set a series of fires in South Pasadena, Pasadena and Los Angeles, police said.
Fire crews were able to gain on a brush fire that broke out close to the 210 Freeway. As of Sunday at 4 p.m., all evacuation orders had been lifted. The fire was at 85 percent containment.
We're wrapping up our #DearMayor chat for today. We heard quite a lot from area residents, which we'll be reading over in the coming weeks as we approach the April 22nd mayoral debate.
Coachella's eventful first weekend ended with a blinding desert sandstorm.