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

Do you remember where you were for the OJ Simpson verdict?

Has the nation ever watched any one trial more than OJ Simpson's? We hear stories from Angelenos who recall one of the most talked about trials of the century.

Los Tigres del Norte frontman Jorge Hernandez on 48 years

Los Tigres del Norte — one of Mexico's biggest and longest running bands — has toured worldwide and sold millions of records. They play Northridge on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Inside the bizarre, insular world of corporate musicals

A former Late Show writer brings his collection and footage featuring some of the weirdest songs in American history: Songs like "My Bathroom" and "Tires to Sell" dominate.

LA's Natural History Museum's mummies exhibit brings the dead to life

To a kid visiting a museum, is there anything more fascinating than mummies? Come see unopened caskets, 3D printing and mummified beer mugs.

Quitapenas is the Inland Empire's newest Afro-Latin band

Emerging out of San Bernardino and Riverside is Quitapenas, a band playing a kind of Afro-Latin music that spans continents with their sound.

Songwriter and producer Dam Funk: 'I stayed with the funk'

The Pasadena native says he's glad fans are rediscovering funk music as a legitimate genre and not "some Dave Chappelle, Rick James joke."

Salvation Mountain's history in photos

National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey has traveled the world for his job, but he found a book's worth of material in a place just 200 miles outside Los Angeles.

When it comes to sports uniforms, Los Angeles has room for improvement

In a list of best dressed sports teams from ESPN, Los Angeles' comes in at number 11. What went wrong? ESPN's Paul Lukas blames the Clippers.

How do you teach medical students bedside manner? Hire an actor

The Standardized Patient program at USC is one of the first in the country, founded in 1963. Actors are trained to play any number of symptoms: liver disease, terminal cancer, diabetes.

Where the 'True Detective' characters meet their end

Subscribe to Welcome to Vinci, our podcast about "True Detective" in iTunes and Stitcher. We're also mapping the show's significant and lesser known locations.

Where's that train station in the 'True Detective' season finale?

It's called the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center, or "ARTIC" for short.

Actress Michael Hyatt on playing a State Attorney on 'True Detective'

Hyatt is a veteran of TV and film—she played Brianna Barksdale on HBO's The Wire and portrayed a detective in 2014's Oscar-nominated Nightcrawler. She talked with KPCC's Welcome to Vinci about her work on True Detective and beyond.

What is Santa Muerte? A guide for 'True Detective' fans

"True Detective" is a show that has defined itself with connections to evil spirits. In the second season, we've now heard "Santa Muerte" referenced more than once and seen an ominous skeleton in the house of Vinci city manager and kidnapping victim Ben Casper.

Song of the week: ‘I Forgive You’ by OOFJ

Off-Ramp’s song of the week is “I Forgive You” by Los Angeles-based duo OOFJ, from their sophomore album, “Acute Feast."

Separating rail fact and fiction in 'True Detective'

The fictional bullet train might be the MacGuffin for True Detective's second season: where does it go and how similar is it to the real life high speed rail project?