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

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.

Huell Howser: 'California's Gold' host had a clear vision for show

Michael Garber edited Huell's shows from 2004 until his last episode and says that despite the raw quality, Huell had a very clear vision for his TV work.

Why are there so many dead lotto scratchers on the sidewalk?

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson got tired of seeing so many scratchers on the sidewalk — and came up with an idea to solve the problem. Here's what the state lottery thought.

LA artists Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst at the Whitney Biennial

This year, Zachary Drucker and Rhys Ernst — a transgender LA couple — made their debut at the famous New York biennial. They talk with Off-Ramp about their work.

5 things you probably didn't know about Beverly Hills history

This year, Beverly Hills celebrates 100 years of cityhood. But how did Beverly Hills get to be the upscale paradise it is today?

How will songwriters fare in a world of Spotify and Pandora?

Songwriters are a crucial part of L.A.'s music industry, but as the consumer appetite for online streaming grows, will they still be able to make a living?

SXSW: Marfa is Texas' other big music town

Just this week, the music website Pitchfork did a profile of the city. Bands play Marfa on their way to Austin's SXSW, artists are moving there and Kristen Stewart is writing Marfa poetry.