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

Disneyland's 1955 opening was a disaster, and why wasn't Cummings fired?

From a plumbers strike to an amorous host, KPCC's Kevin Ferguson walks us through Disneyland's 1955 grand opening.

New exhibit highlights the Disney and Reagan connection

There is a new 12,000 square foot exhibition at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley called Disney Treasures.

Santa Fe Springs City Council fires 32, boosts own salary

The Whittier Daily News reports the council hiked their pay from $924.61 per month to $1224.61--a $200 raise for each of the city's five council members.

Will the new iPhone update leave transit advocates behind?

When the latest iPhone update debuts this Fall, Maps--the cherished navigation app--will no longer carry directions for public transit.

Eat LA tries raw meat, finds new ways to make coffee at home

Don't cook that meat! Don't turn on that coffee maker! And whatever you do—do not buy roasted coffee beans ever, ever again.

Do people actually respond to scam emails?

KPCC'S Education Reporter Tami Abdollah recently learned the answer the hard way. She writes with a first person account of her experience.

Photographer Nick Stern: not Banksy, but just as clever

In You Are Not Banksy, Stern takes some of Banksy's most iconic and surreal spraypaint and wheatpaste based works and brings them to life through photography.

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.