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

130-year-old Heritage Square building damaged in car crash

Years ago, they moved a 19th Century to Heritage Square to save it from the wrecking ball. But on Sunday, someone ran into it with their car.

Huell Howser: 'California's Gold' host had a clear vision for show

Michael Garber edited Huell's shows from 2004 until his last episode and says that despite the raw quality, Huell had a very clear vision for his TV work.

Why are there so many dead lotto scratchers on the sidewalk?

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson got tired of seeing so many scratchers on the sidewalk — and came up with an idea to solve the problem. Here's what the state lottery thought.

LA artists Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst at the Whitney Biennial

This year, Zachary Drucker and Rhys Ernst — a transgender LA couple — made their debut at the famous New York biennial. They talk with Off-Ramp about their work.

5 things you probably didn't know about Beverly Hills history

This year, Beverly Hills celebrates 100 years of cityhood. But how did Beverly Hills get to be the upscale paradise it is today?

How will songwriters fare in a world of Spotify and Pandora?

Songwriters are a crucial part of L.A.'s music industry, but as the consumer appetite for online streaming grows, will they still be able to make a living?

SXSW: Marfa is Texas' other big music town

Just this week, the music website Pitchfork did a profile of the city. Bands play Marfa on their way to Austin's SXSW, artists are moving there and Kristen Stewart is writing Marfa poetry.

KISS bring arena football back to SoCal. Can it work?

On March 15, the LA KISS play their first game. After so many teams have tried and failed to set roots in the LA market, can this one succeed?

Hit-and-run victim Damian Kevitt plans to finish his Griffith Park bike ride

Last year, bicyclist Damian Kevitt survived a gruesome accident near Griffith Park. Now, he's raising awareness of hit-and-run accidents and plans finish his ride in April.

The Obscura Society takes you to the Devil's Gate and beyond

Atlas Obscura is a travel website for stuff that you won't see in Lonely Planet: offbeat museums, waste treatment plants and beyond. The Obscura Society takes you there.

Dodger Stadium to increase parking prices

Parking passes will go back up to $15 from $10 for fans who pay at the gate — the same price they paid during the McCourt era.

Yeah, Dumb Starbucks. But what does it mean?

The real question is why were people so intrigued, beyond the free coffee and a souvenir Dumb Starbucks cup?

Henry Rollins: Black Flag's early days, 'uncool' music and Ray Bradbury

The former Black Flag Frontman, writer, publisher and actor talks with KPCC's Kevin Ferguson about Ray Bradbury, Washington, DC, South Bay Punk and Aerosmith.

Update: Comedy Central's 'Dumb Starbucks' stunt shut down by city

Comedy Central show "Nathan for You" revealed itself to be behind the mysterious "Dumb Starbucks" storefront that appeared over the weekend.

'Dumb Starbucks' coffee shop opens in Los Feliz

A store labeled as "Dumb Starbucks," using the Starbucks corporate logo and bearing an almost identical look to an actual Starbucks, opened up in Los Feliz on Friday. A Starbucks spokeswoman said the corporation is "looking into it."