Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

Eric Zassenhaus
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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

4 events to keep an eye on at the 2012 Paralympics

Californians make up a good portion of this year's U.S. Paralympics team, but there's reason to watch this week that goes beyond state pride.

GRAPHIC: How did your school district do in math, English?

A handy graphic to look up your school district's performance in English and math as revealed by 2012 state standardized test results released Friday.

Should the city waive cost for heroism, good intentions?

The families of two Valley Village women who died trying to help an injured motorist will be billed for medical costs the city incurred trying to save them.

Test score map: How did your district perform?

The department of education’s released the results of last year’s California High School Exit Exam. How did your school district do? Check our map!

LA partners up, carves pocket parks out of urban core (Map)

LA has struggled to improve its ratio of park acres to people. Parks are about 14 percent of the city’s footprint, much of it tucked near wealthier neighborhoods.

Small Occupy LA group back in downtown LA

About two dozen Occupy L.A. protesters are said they'd spend the weekend at downtown L.A.'s Fletcher Bowen Park.

Coachella, Stagecoach may move out of Indio

The promoter behind the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals is threatening to move the popular concerts out of Indio in the face of a proposed new tax on tickets.

Prop 28 passes, Lacey leads in LA County DA race

Early ballot returns had both Propositions 28 and 29 passing today, while the chief deputy district attorney was leading in mail-in results for the district attorney's race.

Downtown fire damages businesses, injures fire captain

An early morning fire near Santee Alley in L.A.'s Fashion District damaged four businesses and injured one LAFD captain.

California prisons ready to expand home detention program for women inmates

Tuesday was a benchmark day for California prisons. A federal court order requires the state to reduce its prison population by 10,000 inmates. The first progress report is due today.

Updated: Police clear Occupy LA camp; 292 arrested in massive raid

Los Angeles police moved in on the nearly two-month old Occupy L.A. encampment early Wednesday morning, arresting the protesters who'd remained in City Hall Park despite a deadline by the mayor for protesters to vacate the area by Monday.

Occupy LA eviction deadline passes, protesters remain

The deadline for Occupy L.A. protesters to evacuate their encampment at City Hall passed relatively peacefully Monday morning. As of 3 a.m., Los Angeles police had yet to forcibly evict protesters. There were no reports of arrests.

City officials say they will evict encampment next week

Negotiators for Occupy L.A. protesters said they were told by city officials today that they will have to move their City Hall encampment "sometime next week" and possibly as early as Monday. Deputy Mayor Matt Szabo has confirmed.

Prison hunger strike over, prison official says

The head of the state corrections department said Thursday that a three-week hunger strike by hundreds of California inmates has come to an end, although a group that has been suppporting the prisoners said they couldn't confirm that.