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

For Chinese and Jewish Americans, Mah Jongg is more than a game

Project Mah Jongg, a new exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center, looks at how the Chinese tile game united families, friends and reached across cultures.

Local food blog ignites intense debate on race, immigration

When blogger Daniela Galarza stopped by a soon-to-open restaurant for a sneak peak, she got much more than she bargained for.

How is the June 5 primary going to work?

Tuesday's vote will be the first statewide test of California's new open primary system. Voters created it when they passed Prop 14 in 2010.

Two and a half minutes of rapping about bus maintenance

Watching this, I can only imagine the looks on the faces of newly hired Los Angeles public transit maintenance workers.

Hearts Apart makes indestructible memories for military families

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson has the story of an organization of photographers that’s devoted itself to making memories that can survive almost anything.

LA Philharmonic violinist serenades skid row, prison, more

When Robert Gupta isn’t busy being first violin for the Los Angeles philharmonic, you might find him performing for free on skid row.

Animal Planet star on cats, addiction, meaning of life

In his new book, LA cat expert Jackson Galaxy, host of Animal Planet's 'My Cat from Hell,' credits his success to an impossible to live with cat.

After school arts program combines real life and theater

On Saturday, May 19, middle schoolers from all over the South Bay will go on stage in Lawndale for a very different kind of school play.

Are you ready for LA's first "Hyperopera?"

The Industry's debut production of "Crescent City" allows the audience to take an active role in the viewing experience.

Libros Schmibros founder talks Expo and Metro's rail history

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson ran into self-described "rail geek" David Kipen at La Cienega and Jefferson on the Expo Line's inaugural day.

New LA Metro Expo Line finally opens

The newest addition to Metro’s light rail system is up and running at last. The Expo Line began crisscrossing L.A. Saturday, and Metro celebrated at nearly every station.

20 years later, scoring political points from the Riots?

A smattering of stories in British and American papers compared what happened in Los Angeles in 1992 to the 2011 riots in London.

UK Folk Legend Richard Thompson plays LA area this weekend

Richard Thompson might be your favorite guitarist. Or he might the musician you learn influenced nearly every album and artist you hold near and dear to your heart.

A local artist's angelic attempt to heal post-riot Los Angeles

A year after the Rodney King riots, artist Jill D'Agnenica commemorated the anniversary by placing over 4,500 bright pink angel sculptures all around L.A.

Eat LA asks: Why are restaurants so noisy?

And so it goes at many LA restaurants and bars. The food’s good, the décor is smashing, but the noise level is on par with Runway 24 at LAX.