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

Isla Vista shootings: Victim's father: 'She was everybody's daughter'

The father of Veronika Weiss, who was one of the victims shot near a sorority near UC Santa Barbara's campus said his daughter was a passionate student and athlete.

Crews expect to have largest San Diego fire contained Thursday

Firefighters say they've turned the corner on the remaining four large brushfires that caused evacuations and closed roads for the region late last week.

It's an expensive world after all: Disneyland hikes ticket prices

It may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but no one ever called it the cheapest. Prices for all tickets and parking went up Sunday.

San Diego fire update: Families return home at Camp Pendleton

Governor Brown said he was preparing for the worst fire season on record, as families returned home at Camp Pendleton as three fires on base continued to burn.

Man shot, killed by Ontario police after Mothers Day party

Police say Jose Raul Herrera, 59, was shot and killed in Ontario Saturday night after threatening officers with a weapon.

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.