Kevin Ferguson Producer/ Reporter, Off-Ramp

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Kevin Ferguson produces and reports for KPCC's Off-Ramp.

Born in Long Beach, California, Kevin graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Spanish. Before joining KPCC, Kevin worked for Marketplace and the District Weekly, a Long Beach magazine. He's also covered music, art and news for OC Weekly, LA Record, Arthur Magazine, and Riviera.


Stories by Kevin Ferguson

Marcia Clark on what OJ Simpson trial would be like today

Clark led the prosecution team in the trial of O.J. Simpson in 1994. Now a published crime novelist, she talks about what would change if the trial were held today.

Orel Hershiser explains how he understands baseball

Orel Hershiser is a former Dodgers pitcher and former World Series MVP. Today, he's a commentator on Time Warner's SportsNet LA and a fixture at Dodgers home openers.

The Brendan Eder Ensemble makes chamber music for rock clubs

Brendan Eder is a drummer, composer and a Los Angeles native. Through his group, he makes instrumental music fronted by woodwinds, reeds, drums and more.

Jackie Robinson's former baseball team works to win again

Jackie Robinson's high school in Pasadena was once a destination for young athletes — before the team fell on hard times. With help from the Dodgers, they're turning that around.

Broad Museum will charge for some exhibits

Starting June 11, visitors will have to shell out $12 to see the museum’s first special exhibit, photographer Cindy Sherman’s "Imitation of Life."

What's up with the weird music at LA's Union Station?

It's called "Music for Train Stations" and it's presented in partnership with Metro and the electronic music collective Dublab.

Is downtown Los Angeles' Otium restaurant a disappointment?

The L.A. Times called it "L.A.’s most ambitious new restaurant." But in her review, L.A. Weekly restaurant critic Besha Rodell took issue with the its service, its prices, and — maybe worst of all — falafel.

Long Beach City Council sends sales tax hike measure to voters

The Long Beach City Council voted unanimously tonight to add a measure to the June primary ballot raising the city sales tax by 1 percent to 10 percent.

Why 'Trumbo' is actually a thriller: Writer John McNamara on Hollywood

Writer John McNamara talks the Hollywood blacklist, the Oscars and more. "The nice thing about Musso and Frank is the waiters who are rude to you were rude to F. Scott Fitzgerald."

Baseball groundskeepers far and wide converge in LA

This week, Major League Baseball groundskeepers met at Dodger Stadium for the 18th annual Groundskeeper Conference—a yearly trade show and networking event.

Museum of Neon Art (re)opens in Glendale

"Come here, and take all the selfies you want, because your background is gonna be beautiful."

Joey Arias on David Bowie's legendary, weird SNL performance

In 1979, Bowie gave one of the weirdest TV performances ever on SNL. His backup singers were the late avant-garde performer Klaus Nomi and Joey Arias. Arias told us the story.

At this barbershop, it's almost like the Rams never left LA

"People come in and ask me if they have to be a Ram fan to get a haircut," said Martinez. "No, but you do get a better haircut if you're a Ram fan."

Without shelter space, LA's homeless turn to tents

What to do with LA's homeless tent encampments was a big topic for local officials in 2015. And this year, as heavy El Nino rains hit, the problem's only grown.

Tearing down Rose Parade floats is sad, smelly and takes weeks

The floats used in the Tournament of Roses parade can't stay on display forever. Building a float out of a living thing means that, by definition, it's going to die.