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

LA's homeless crisis gives rise to unconventional shelters

The emergency shelter at a Highland Park church bumps up against a priority in the city to fund long-term housing. Meanwhile, thousands remain on the streets.

Porter Ranch Gas Leak: SoCal Gas agrees to expedite relocation of residents

Southern California Gas Co, which owns the well, agreed to move residents seeking relocation within 72 hours of making the request.

Homelessness rises in Los Angeles, study finds

A new report finds homelessness on the rise in 23 cities, particularly in Los Angeles, where services haven't been able to keep up with the growing demand.

Disneyland, Universal Studios employ metal detectors at entrances

In the wake of San Bernardino, Paris and other events, theme parks like Universal Studios and Disneyland have introduced additional security measures.

SoCal lawmakers ask president for LA River funding

If approved in the federal budget, the money would be the first funding provided in the city’s push to remake its central water feature.

City leaders take input for Pershing Square redesign

Downtown LA's flagship public space has been called “ugly,” “awful,” and much worse. But that's about to change as the city mulls a redesign.

LA City Council approves new money for tackling homelessness

The Los Angeles City Council voted to spend just over $12 million--the first part of a longer promise to dedicate $100 million towards the city's homeless problem.

McDade shooting: Pasadena leaders appear divided on police reform

At a recent meeting, city council members clash on the extent police were at fault during the 2012 shooting death of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade.

Kendrec McDade shooting: Police respond to independent investigation

After the 2012 shooting death of unarmed Kendrec McDade, Pasadena commissioned an outside agency to investigate. Pasadena police have now responded to that report.

Wondering what to do after Thanksgiving? We have 5 suggestions

Sure, you can go shopping, watch a game, or go ham on some leftover turkey. But ask any local: Los Angeles — world class city that it is — offers much, much more.

Singer, drag performer Joey Arias channels Billie Holiday

Arias takes his performance of Billie Holiday's music to Los Angeles' REDCAT Theater this weekend in a performance the New York Times called "devastating."

In 'Entertainment', a comedian engages with his real-life alter ego

For the last 20 years, comedian Gregg Turkington has made a name for himself pretending to be anti-comedian Neil Hamburger. Now, he stars in a movie based on the character.

4 tips for planting a drought-tolerant garden during an El Niño

There's an El Niño on the horizon, and with it a record breaking rainy season is also on the horizon. What's a drought-conscious Angeleno to do?

This Mets fan promised WHAT if the Dodgers win the playoffs?

Baseball’s postseason is underway again, and for the third year in a row, the Dodgers won their division and are in the playoffs. We've got a friendly wager.

LA's most futuristic band takes on traffic and technology

YACHT core members Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans have made a record that critiques and embraces cutting edge technology at the same time. Why?