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

Celebrate civic holidays: it's Weights and Measures Week!

When you buy something, how do you know a pound is a pound? A gallon is a gallon? A mile is a mile? The Bureau of Weights and Measures, that's how.

Oscars 2013: Striking up the band at the Academy Awards

The very first thing you'll likely hear during the Oscars this Sunday is the Academy orchestra, but who are these musicians and what do they do when it's not awards season? KPCC'S Kevin Ferguson reports.

Van Dyke Parks on new album, upcoming show in South Pasadena

Parks will celebrate the city of South Pasadena's 125th anniversary with a performance at the city's library. He talks performance, politics, and his new album.

Langer's Deli home to pastrami, fine art

In the very back of Langer's, the pastrami-lovers paradise, you'll find three paintings. Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to Langer's to find out their story.

Love: a grim thing in the animal kingdom

For Valentine's day this year, the Nature Conservancy of California is celebrating those animals that are willing to die—or kill—for love.

Off-Ramp producer's hare-raising Superbowl Sunday

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson and his rabbit Arthur share a gruesome, bloody story with a very happy ending.

Singer and songwriter Richard Thompson on new album

Getting his start in Fairport Convention, the legendary British folk rock band, Thompson's songs have been performed by REM, Loudon Wainwright and Los Lobos.

UPDATED: Hundreds honor Huell Howser (Video, photos)

Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge is hosting a public memorial for the late "California's Gold" TV host Huell Howser Tuesday at the Griffith Observatory.

Photos: The Huell Howser collection at Chapman University

Look at some of the best of Huell Howser's mementos and souvenirs, currently on display at Chapman University's campus library. And don't forget his memorial today.

AUDIO: RIP Leon Leyson, youngest name on Schindler's list

Fullerton's Leon Leyson--the youngest survivor on Oskar Schindler's list died Saturday from Lymphoma. Listen to Leyson tell Off-Ramp's John Rabe his amazing story.

Off-Ramp Producer Kevin Ferguson on Huell Howser's passing

When Huell Howswer died this week, California lost its biggest and best booster. Kevin Ferguson—Off-Ramp's producer—talks about why he'll be missed.

Angeleno? Angelino? Angeleño? And how the heck do you say it?

In the world of broadcast journalism, pronunciation and spelling are paramount. So if you live in Los Angeles, are you an Angeleno, Angelino, or Angeleño?

How the cards work: inside Metro's TAP laboratory

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson met with Metro's David Sutton--the head of the agency's TAP program--inside the lab where the transit pass was developed, tested, and reworked.

There's self-published authors, and then there's Andrew Dolan

In my inbox this morning was a pitch for an intriguing—if a bit dated—self-published book called Where to Find a Husband. It's a weird a premise, of course.

This post wins the Internet for this week, as far as I'm concerned

"Did the zoo's pelicans, Hidalgo Pete, Signor Gomez, and Sanchez Hoolihoo, run away? ... They did not."