Hayley Fox Associate Editor/ Community News Reporter
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Hayley Fox is an associate editor and reporter for KPCC's OnCentral and Blogdowntown blogs. Hayley splits her time between Downtown and South L.A. covering a wide range of topics from health and community safety, to politics and arts and culture.
Fox graduated from UC Berkeley in 2005 with a bachelor's in film studies. After spending a few years post-grad working as a production assistant on films and writing freelance for arts/entertainment publications such as Flavorpill, Vapors, Campus Circle and Format, Fox returned to school and attended USC's Annenberg School of Communication. She received her Masters in Journalism in the Spring of 2011.
She began her career at KPCC as an intern during her second year of graduate school, and quickly moved from producing weekly multimedia features for the website to becoming a production assistant and web producer. Fox has also reported on-air.
Fox is a native Angeleno, a dog lover and a 28-years-and-counting Dodgers fan.
Stories by Hayley Fox
After a three-year-long hiring freeze, the LAFD is now actively recruiting new firefighters with an emphasis on black, Latino, Asian and female applicants.
The massive downtown apartment complex had three burglaries this weekend and one on Monday. Police say all of them occurred in residences that had open windows.
The cross-streets selected to honor Bradbury surround the downtown L.A. Central Library, where the "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" author spent a lot of time.
This downtown L.A. bridge must be demolished and replaced because it's the "most at-risk bridge in the city" to collapse during an earthquake.
The newest portion of the 12-acre park in downtown LA opened Tuesday with a ceremony foregrounding military personnel and law enforcement officials.
The Metro Blue Line train collided with a Metro bus at San Pedro Street and Washington Boulevard. The bus then knocked down a traffic signal.
The City of L.A. is cosponsoring a state bill which would require drivers to pass cyclists with at least three feet of space between them.
Seven more days of trash pick-up and power-washing focused on DTLA's Skid Row area began today in an attempt to address the streets' public health hazards.
There will also be outdoor exercise equipment installed, basketball court renovations and upgrades to the recreation center building among other improvements.
The massive video game conference will continue to be held at the L.A. Convention Center through 2015.
The Metro Blue Line has seen an abnormally high number of fatalities so far this year, with a total of 20 accidents having occurred along the light-rail line.
A portion of DTLA's new, approximately 12-acre Grand Park opened today to a packed crowd of onlookers with a flurry of costumes, dancing and performances. Most of the park's construction budget was funded by a private entity.
City Hall Park reopened on Thursday after being closed since the removal of the Occupy L.A. encampment last winter. Surrounding fences will stay up for the next few weeks.
A total of 343 contaminated pieces were found, most of them at Joia Trading, Inc. on Crocker Street. The danger is that children could put the jewelry in their mouths.
Friday is the last day of Phase I of the Skid Row cleanup, which began after the County health department cited the city on multiple offenses.