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
This year, census organizers reached out to groups that can sometimes be hostile to the homeless, encouraging them to take part in the count.
Police say they're still hoping to talk to potential witnesses in the case of a homeless man who was set on fire near a Ventura beach over a week ago.
The effort will lead to a better understanding of who and where L.A.'s homeless are. That information then plays a role in determining how funding is allocated across the county.
Rich German is a prolific videographer from his surfboard in Laguna Beach. This week, he says caught sight of a pod of orcas in the area.
Police say a 58 year-old homeless man is recovering at a USC hospital after being set on fire while sleeping near a beach in Ventura. A passerby used sand to put out the fire before calling police.
Longtime American Muslim leader and interfaith activist Dr. Maher Hathout passed away last night from liver cancer at the City of Hope hospital in Duarte. He was 79.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning late Tuesday through Wednesday, as a winter storm system swings through SoCal.
The California Highway Patrol says it corralled and arrested dozens after amateur racers shut down eastbound lanes of the 105 Freeway early Sunday morning. The activity sparked multiple pursuits as cars scrambled to evade officers.
Fish and Wildlife officials say they darted and released a mountain lion that ventured into a mobile home park in Ventura County Friday night.
It's holiday crunch time, and in a out-of-the-way workshop a merry craftspeople are hard at work stitching journals and stamping the covers of holiday cards for the busiest season on record.
The coming showers won't likely be as destructive as those that prompted evacuations and toppled trees in SoCal last week, but they'll last until at least Thursday.
The US Postal Service is bracing for a 12 percent increase over last year's cargo, thanks to a rebounding economy and booming online orders. We offer a few tips for avoiding the rush.
The heavy storm system that hit the L.A. area last Tuesday may get a colder reprise later this week, the National Weather Service said.
One passenger was killed and many more were left injured Sunday after a bus headed from Southern California to Washington overturned on I-5, CHP officials said.
The daylong 5K run (and walk) will lead to a cascade of street closures around Exposition Park and feature the Lakers' Kobe Bryant, as it has for several years now.