Jose Luis Jiménez News Editor
Jose Luis Jiménez is a News Editor at KPCC.
Jose previously worked as social media/web editor at KPBS in San Diego and on the multimedia Fronteras Desk journalism project, which focused on reporting about issues along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Before joining KPBS, Jose worked for eight years at the San Diego Union-Tribune/signonsandiego.com in a range of roles, including Web editor.
Jose earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida International University, with a double-major in journalism and political science. He is also active in the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and CCNMA-Latino Journalists of California.
Originally from the Caribbean, Jose enjoys traveling, playing baseball and expanding his rum collection.
Stories by Jose Luis Jiménez
The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado discovered a really hot dog after he drove his truck in temperatures that approached triple digits.
Southland heat wave to continue through Tuesday before cooling off Wednesday. Fire danger remains high. And a woman was arrested for leaving a baby in a locked car.
The site near Bakersfield also served as the United Farm Workers labor union headquarters. Chavez is buried there; his gravesite will be part of the monument.
A private company still needs to secure funding and obtain permission to access the Colorado River Aqueduct to get the water to Southern California taps.
The iconic sign — which at one point was in disrepair and in danger of being torn down — gets new paint as its 90th anniversary approaches. We look back at its fabled history.
High heat and low humidity has prompted a red flag warning for Southern California’s mountains through Tuesday evening.