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

Crews have knocked down Palisades fire after close call

Los Angeles fire authorities say they have a brushfire that broke out near homes in the Pacific Palisades area has been extinguished.

Garcetti expects a 'protracted fight' from Donald Sterling

On CBS' "Face the Nation," L.A.'s mayor said he didn't think Sterling would step down as the team's owner and said he was bracing for a "painful" fight.

Etiwanda Fire burns into second day; 53 percent containment

Authorities say the wildfire east of L.A. did not grow overnight and is 53 percent contained. They hope calmer winds will let firefighting helicopters take to the air.

Gold Line track shut down by sagging power line

The Pasadena Police Department warns of traffic delays and other issues until at least 6 p.m. Wednesday after a sagging power line blocked one of the tracks.

Suspect ID'd in Sun Valley crash that left officer critically injured [updated]

Police have identified the woman they say is responsible for leaving a veteran motorcycle officer in critical condition Saturday.

Santa Barbara spring break party turns into riot, officers injured

A UC Santa Barbara police officer was seriously injured and at least five sheriff's deputies were hurt after a spring break party known as Deltopia turned ugly Saturday night in Isla Vista.

3 people have died of meningitis in LA County this year

Three L.A.-area men who contracted meningitis died in February and March, the L.A. County Department of Public Health reported Thursday.

SoCal to receive twin storms on Monday, Tuesday nights

A storm system will make its way down to L.A. from the Bay Area Monday night, where it's expected to add a few drops of relief to SoCal's record drought.

Pasadena power outage leaves city in the dark

A "pretty large" power outage left city streets and homes in the dark in Pasadena Monday night.

Smog agency to enforce beach fire pit restrictions Monday

A district spokesperson says the restrictions will help protect the air quality for beachside dwellers, without banning the practice of burning wood at SoCal fire pits.

ABC Family pilot 'Alice in Arabia' pulled after backlash

A pilot for ABC Family was pulled from production this weekend after generating concern that it was based on stereotypes of Saudi Arabia and Muslim women.

UC hospital strike averted by contract deal (Updated)

Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks yielded a deal.

LA Conservancy ranks 88 cities on their preservation efforts

L.A. has a reputation for being a city that looks forward and rarely looks back, for better or worse. But a new report on L.A. cities' efforts to preserve the past has ranked them by their efforts.

Possible human remains found near Gorman brush fire

Detectives were investigating a possible homicide after remains that appeared to be a human skull and a shoe were found near a wildfire in northern Los Angeles County.

California Democratic Convention wrap-up and endorsements

The party announced local endorsements, the Governor made a spirited pitch to hecklers and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley suggested he might make a presidential bid in 2016.