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

@HiddenCash agrees to pay for damages to Whittier park trashed in money hunt

The city's William Penn Park suffered $5,000 in damage after followers scoured the park on a scavenger hunt for free money.

Reformed mobster Vince Ciacci now cuts hair in Brentwood

He was shoplifting from toy stores at 12, snatching purses at 15, and by the time he'd grown up he was robbing stores and dealing drugs.

Recipe: If you grill your hamburger, you're doing it wrong

The L.A. Times' Russ Parsons says that while convivial and a summer favorite, the grill is too uneven and prone to flare-ups. Use a cast iron skillet or griddle.

Joan Baez: Don't talk during my concerts!

Baez is performing July 3 at the Greek Theatre in Los Feliz and in anticipation of her show, Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson got her on the phone.

Peacock killings: Another bird found hurt in Rolling Hills Estates

The peacock, whom authorities have named "Flipper," was discovered by a resident on Buckskin Lane, the same place where other birds have been found dead.

Who is killing the peacocks of Rolling Hills Estates?

In bucolic Rolling Hills Estates, a murder mystery is unfolding, featuring local politics, warring neighbors and at least 50 victims.

Superfan Clipper Darrell on Donald Sterling, Steve Ballmer

During all the news and tumult, one person paying especially close attention to the Clippers is Darrell Bailey — better known as Clipper Darrell, the team's biggest fan.

'Hotel California': How The Eagles' earworm became an American icon

The 1977 hit single is the band's most successful song, by far. But how did it get written? And why — almost 40 years later — are we still listening?

Ben Harper on making music with his mom, growing up in Claremont

Ben Harper, along with his mother Ellen, collaborated on "Childhood Home" — 10 original songs that pay homage to the Claremont music scene they grew up in.

KPCC hosts, reporters share their favorite family food traditions

How do KPCC celebrities like Larry Mantle and Alex Cohen honor their family through food? What are some of their favorite dishes from mom?

Hit-and-run victim Damian Kevitt finishes his bike ride

Kevitt was hit and dragged underneath a car. The driver fled the scene. Kevitt lost a leg, but his story has called attention to hit and run collisions all over LA.

Made in America Festival: What was it like in Philadelphia?

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Jay Z announced plans to bring Philadelphia's Made in America festival to LA's Grand Park, which has residents worried about the impact.

'Sarkisian and Sarkisian' opens at OC Museum of Art

The new exhibit examines two artists, father and son, whose work challenges our ideas of perception and space.

What if a Chilean surrealist filmmaker had directed 'Dune?'

A new documentary called "Jodorowsky's Dune" shows how an unmade film version of "Dune" might have made "Alien" possible.

130-year-old Heritage Square building damaged in car crash

Years ago, they moved a 19th Century to Heritage Square to save it from the wrecking ball. But on Sunday, someone ran into it with their car.