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
On the morning of May 6, 1940, South Pasadena Junior High School Principal Verlin Spencer went on a shooting spree that left five dead and one injured. Here is his route based on police and witness reports.
Firefighters battling a wildfire in Yosemite National Forest were able to slow the flames and reopen portions of the park, including the scenic Half-Dome hiking trail.
LAPD North Hollywood Division's Facebook page has been pummeled with angry comments since the alleged cuffing of actress Daniele Watts in Studio City. She maintains she was kissing her boyfriend in public.
Officials have released details on the results of the first thrust of the $3.7 million effort to clean up Skid Row and provide help to its residents. Is it working?
L.A. homeless organizations will be getting a $214 million boost to help expand services and ease coordination between the city and county's many agencies.
Fire officials say the Happy Camp Complex fire grew 8,000 acres on Saturday alone as flames swallowed islands of forest and spread to the south and east.
A wildfire burning in Northern California continues to threaten homes and other structures, two days after many in the area were evacuated, fire officials said.
L.A. sanitation officials say they're working on a major clean-up effort along the dry Arroyo Seco riverbed in South Pasadena, where a number of homeless encampments have sprung up in recent years, some with their own kitchens and bathroom structures.
Six people are in critical condition after an earthquake struck wine country early Sunday. One-hundred twenty have been treated for injuries, hospital officials say.
All lanes of California's Highway 39 have been shut down after a small wildfire broke out in the area.
In San Francisco, a new experiment is underway: converting former public buses into traveling shower stalls for folks in need.
In years past, vector control has taken to chucking insect-eating fish into neglected pools that they couldn't get access to. This year, the agency is using court-issued warrants.
The program, dubbed "Healthy Streets" will pair regular street cleanings with aggressive community outreach efforts and involve close coordination between a slew of city and county organizations.
A wildfire overran firefighters Friday afternoon, seriously injuring eight and prompting Calfire to issue evacuations for nearby areas, a spokesman for the agency said.
Los Angeles's Skid Row is home to an increasingly older population of women, many of whom have experienced domestic and sexual abuse, according to a new report.