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

Tammy Lang channels late singer Nico in stage show

She sang for the Velvet Underground, acted for Fellini, posed for Warhol, and now Singer Tammy Lang brings Nico back to life with a show called "Chelsea Mädchen".

LA Times tries to make new photo look old, but why bother?

Did the LA Times take a photograph of a time travelling SUV? Or just half-heartedly attempt to make a new photo look like it was taken over half a century ago?

Three Places: Pacific Standard Time artist Linda Vallejo

Off-Ramp has been asking artists featured in the Pacific Standard Time exhibition to share three local places important to them. Artist Linda Vallejo shares hers.

Actor Bradley Whitford: A white painting isn't art!

Actor Bradley Whitford stars in a new rendition of the Yasmin Reza's Art: a play about three longtime friends torn apart by a very expensive white painting.

Metro's Expo Line enters its final testing phase

The Expo Line, L.A.'s newest light rail system, is a big step closer to actually carrying passengers. It begins its final testing phase is set to begin next Monday.

Santa Monica gallery brings Occupy LA to the art world

Possibly one of the first art exhibits inspired by the Occupy movement, a Santa Monica gallery presents Just Occupy: featuring Shepard Fairey, Tod Soqui and more.

How did homeless advocate Troy Isaac become who he is today?

Troy Erik Isaac is a homeless advocate who travels all over Los Angeles by foot helping any person he meets—he almost never ignores a phone call. But maybe even more compelling is his long, sometimes troubled history.

Helping the homeless in any way

Last year there were an estimated more than 51,000 homeless in L.A. County. Troy Isaac is 38, and he's trying to change that.

Troy Isaac is helping the homeless any way he can

Last year, the Los Angeles Homeless services Authority estimated there are over 51,000 homeless in L.A. County. Troy Eric Isaac is 38 years old, and he’s trying to change that.

How does a dollar a year salary work?

When the alleged Hollywood arsonist was arrested this past Monday, the man responsible was reserve Sheriff’s deputy Shervin Lalezary. A Beverly Hills based lawyer by day who—for all his hard work for LA County, makes just one dollar a year in compensation.  That got KPCC’s Kevin Ferguson wondering: how does that work?

The day after Christmas is also the start of horse racing season at Santa Anita Park

Aside from just being the day after Christmas, the 26th of December is also opening day for the winter and spring horse-racing season at Santa Anita Park.

Vinyl etiquette question: when to flip?

At my friend's party this past weekend, the host had a turntable going for music. Yes, one of those. Less said about that, the more we can say about this:

Milton Love answers: how does a hagfish even live?

This past weekend we had marine bioiogist Milton Love on to talk about his new book:Certainly More than you Wanted to Know about the Fishes of the Pacific Coast. Among the many things discussed were hagfish, the horrifying eel-like thing you see above.

At the LA Arboretum, windstorm cleanup begins

Last week's windstorm his the Los Angeles Country Arboretum harder than anyone expected. Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to the Arboretum and talked with staff.

Pasadena's Fork in the Road: Now a vibrant epicenter of altruism

Right here in Pasadena, where Pasadena Avenue splits off into two streets there's a fork in the road. Literally. The guerilla art appeared at the intersection of Pasadena and St. John avenues in November of 2009. After being out of commission for over a year, the fork came back for good this past October.