Jesus Ambrosio Off-Ramp Intern

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Jesus Ambrosio is an intern for KPCC’s Southern California news and culture program “Off-Ramp." He is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach. In college he was Arts & Life editor for CSULB’s college paper, The Daily 49er. Jesus also hosted a morning news podcast for his college paper. He is also an intern at KKJZ in Westwood.

Stories by Jesus Ambrosio

Check out the zine collection at the Long Beach Public Library

"We are the only California public library that has a zine collection catalogued that you can take home with your library card” - Ziba Zehdar-Gazdecki, librarian at Long Beach Public Library

Off-Ramp Recommendation: Dark Nights returns to L.A. Live

When L.A. Live is dark, it's your turn to shine at Downtown Dark Night at L.A. Live.

Famous crime writers and wrongfully convicted paired in 'Anatomy of Innocence'

“Anatomy of Innocence” is a new anthology that tells the stories of over a dozen people who were convicted of crimes they did not commit.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Supporting your local Comic Book Shop

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day! The annual tradition is held every first Saturday in May at participating comic book specialty shops.

How Santa Claus found a home along the 101 in Oxnard

The jolly big-bellied figure is 67 years old, and for the past 10 years the statue has been the starting point of the Santa to the Sea race.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Taking an interdimensional road trip to the desert

Desert X is a site-specific art exhibition in the Coachella Valley. The showcase features 16 contemporary art installations, spread out in the desert.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Ballin' on a budget at Broke LA

Discover the best new music in Los Angeles at this indie music festival. This alternative to Coachella is local and won't break the bank.

5 LA driving tips from veteran race car driver Tommy Kendall

We talked with veteran driver Tommy Kendall about his biggest pet peeves about L.A. drivers and asked him for tips for driving better.

Grand Prix View: Walking the race track with a former pro

We get a preview of the Grand Prix from veteran driver Tommy Kendall. He’ll take us through the twists and turns of the urban race.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Festival replicates old school Film Noir experience

An A picture and a B picture every night at the 19th annual Film Noir Festival at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, which starts today.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Smorgasburg LA a-piers on the Westside

Smorgasburg LA brings its downtown market to the Santa Monica Pier. All the foodie and crafty pleasures you'd expect from Smorgasburg LA ... with more sun.

Off-Ramp Recommends: Creature's last weeks at the Broad

"Creature" fills the Broad's first-floor galleries with art about the "self," including works by Andy Warhol, Takashi Murakami, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Off-Ramp Recommends treating your sweet tooth

LA Cookie Con has sweet bites for everyone: traditional, sweet, savory, salty, and – of course, because this is L.A. -- plenty of vegan and gluten-free treats, too.

Archival photos document the real ‘Zoot Suit’

The production of "Zoot Suit" at the Mark Taper Forum blends fact and fiction to tell the story of contentious trail of the Sleepy Lagoon murder. The library has the original story!

Ava DuVernay's latest film '13th' unpacks the 13th amendment

"The systems of oppression have made black people terrified of their own selves is one of the saddest statements in the film."