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

Wondering what to do after Thanksgiving? We have 5 suggestions

Sure, you can go shopping, watch a game, or go ham on some leftover turkey. But ask any local: Los Angeles — world class city that it is — offers much, much more.

Singer, drag performer Joey Arias channels Billie Holiday

Arias takes his performance of Billie Holiday's music to Los Angeles' REDCAT Theater this weekend in a performance the New York Times called "devastating."

In 'Entertainment', a comedian engages with his real-life alter ego

For the last 20 years, comedian Gregg Turkington has made a name for himself pretending to be anti-comedian Neil Hamburger. Now, he stars in a movie based on the character.

4 tips for planting a drought-tolerant garden during an El Niño

There's an El Niño on the horizon, and with it a record breaking rainy season is also on the horizon. What's a drought-conscious Angeleno to do?

This Mets fan promised WHAT if the Dodgers win the playoffs?

Baseball’s postseason is underway again, and for the third year in a row, the Dodgers won their division and are in the playoffs. We've got a friendly wager.

LA's most futuristic band takes on traffic and technology

YACHT core members Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans have made a record that critiques and embraces cutting edge technology at the same time. Why?

Do you remember where you were for the OJ Simpson verdict?

Has the nation ever watched any one trial more than OJ Simpson's? We here stories from Angelenos who recall one of the most talked about trials of the century.

Los Tigres del Norte frontman Jorge Hernandez on 48 years

Los Tigres del Norte — one of Mexico's biggest and longest running bands — has toured worldwide and sold millions of records. They play Northridge on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Inside the bizarre, insular world of corporate musicals

A former Late Show writer brings his collection and footage featuring some of the weirdest songs in American history: Songs like "My Bathroom" and "Tires to Sell" dominate.

LA's Natural History Museum's mummies exhibit brings the dead to life

To a kid visiting a museum, is there anything more fascinating than mummies? Come see unopened caskets, 3D printing and mummified beer mugs.

Quitapenas is the Inland Empire's newest Afro-Latin band

Emerging out of San Bernardino and Riverside is Quitapenas, a band playing a kind of Afro-Latin music that spans continents with their sound.

Songwriter and producer Dam Funk: 'I stayed with the funk'

The Pasadena native says he's glad fans are rediscovering funk music as a legitimate genre and not "some Dave Chappelle, Rick James joke."

Salvation Mountain's history in photos

National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey has traveled the world for his job, but he found a book's worth of material in a place just 200 miles outside Los Angeles.

When it comes to sports uniforms, Los Angeles has room for improvement

In a list of best dressed sports teams from ESPN, Los Angeles' comes in at number 11. What went wrong? ESPN's Paul Lukas blames the Clippers.

How do you teach medical students bedside manner? Hire an actor

The Standardized Patient program at USC is one of the first in the country, founded in 1963. Actors are trained to play any number of symptoms: liver disease, terminal cancer, diabetes.