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

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.

Book publishers to newsrooms: Recycle these for us, please

We got eight copies of the same book. How much did it cost to ship them? To print them? And how many copies did other news outlets get? Does it actually work?

In honor of Pi day (3/14), the circle that gave Corona its name

Corona, Spanish for crown take its name from Grand Boulevard a circular, mile in diameter beltway running through the city's historic district.

Local painter Kenton Nelson wraps nostalgia with surrealism

Painter Kenton Nelson's work can be seen in galleries and homes all over, museums as far as Austria and five times on the cover of the New Yorker.

Behind the scenes: Composer Michael Giacchino scores Disney's 'John Carter'

KPCC visited Giacchino for a tour of the historic studio as the film's score was recorded.

As new LA County Library branch opens, bookmobile winds down

Friday, Feb. 24 marked the last run for the L.A. County Library's Las Virgenes bookmobile. Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson visited the bookmobile on its second to last stop at the Seminole Springs Mobile Home Park in Agoura Hills.

I saw whales up close, what did you do this weekend?

My wife, Kelly, and I went whale watching at the Channel Islands for my her birthday and got really close to a pair of humpback whales. Check out the video:

Kevin Ferguson sweats with Richard Simmons

In L.A., you can sweat to the oldies with Richard Simmons himself. That's what producer Kevin Ferguson did. He didn't bring a tutu, but he did bring a mic.

How will the porn industry respond to LA's condom ordinance?

Industry leaders have warned the new ordinance requiring performers to use condoms in adult film shoots could force them out of the area. But will it?

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?

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.

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.

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.