Eric Zassenhaus Assistant Managing Editor, Digital

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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

Update: Police say they've made arrests in fatal Halloween hit-and-run in Santa Ana

Santa Ana police issued a press release Sunday announcing that they'd made "multiple" arrests in the hit and run that left three 13-year-old girls dead Friday.

Mud overflow prompts rescue, evacuations in Camarillo Springs

Heavy rains in Ventura County clogged drainage areas and caused mud and debris to flood homes in Camarillo Springs Friday night, forcing evacuations, fire officials said.

Host of CBC's 'Q' program steps down amid abuse allegations

Jian Ghomeshi, the co-creator and host of the popular arts and culture show "Q," will step down, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation announced Sunday.

OC sheriff's dept to aid in Huntington Beach shooting investigation

The Orange County Sheriff's Department will take the lead in investigating an officer's shooting of a reported reckless driver in Huntington Beach Saturday.

Suspect, victim in San Clemente clothing store shooting ID'd

Sheriff's officials have identified the victim and suspect in Saturday's shooting at a San Clemente clothing store that they describe as a likely murder-suicide.

Police: CSUN student was killed while attempting to sell car

CSUN student Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi was stabbed to death after attempting to sell his car on Craigslist, LAPD Chief Beck said at a press conference Monday.

Crews brace for high winds near wildfire that burned homes

The last mandatory evacuations have been lifted in a wildfire burning near Interstate 80 in Placer County that burned six homes, and forced closures on a major route last week.

Man attacked while in motorized scooter dies in hospital

Los Angeles police have renewed their call for public's help after a disabled man died Monday, two weeks after he was punched on a Hollywood street in his motorized scooter.

Family, friends identify victims in Irvine crash that killed 5

The 16-year-old driver of the car that burst into flames early Saturday morning on the I-5 in Irvine, killing 5 teenagers, was not a licensed driver, the CHP says. Meanwhile, family and friends of the victims began to grieve.

Timeline: 1940 school shooting in South Pasadena

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.

Yosemite wildfire update: 2 firefighters injured, Half Dome reopens

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 Facebook page blows up after cuffing of 'Django Unchained' actor

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.

LA's homeless: Skid Row's epic clean-up by the numbers

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?

LA homeless: Extra $214M to coordinate services, programs

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.

As NorCal wildfire surges, officials able to call off some evacuations

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.