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

Update: Comedy Central's 'Dumb Starbucks' stunt shut down by city

Comedy Central show "Nathan for You" revealed itself to be behind the mysterious "Dumb Starbucks" storefront that appeared over the weekend.

'Dumb Starbucks' coffee shop opens in Los Feliz

A store labeled as "Dumb Starbucks," using the Starbucks corporate logo and bearing an almost identical look to an actual Starbucks, opened up in Los Feliz on Friday. A Starbucks spokeswoman said the corporation is "looking into it."

See what it takes to dismantle the Crystal Cathedral's massive pipe organ

The organ — one of the largest of its kind in the world — will be taken apart after 30 years of playing to be repaired and restored; parts will be sent to Italy.

'Jamzilla': Why LA Metro almost called the project 'Pave-a-thon'

Naming large infrastructure projects has become a proud civic tradition in Southern California, but coming up with a name for them isn't easy.

Oscars 2014: Best Makeup nominee Joel Harlow

Academy Award winner Joel Harlow is a man of a thousand faces, but almost none of them are his. He's nominated again, this time for his work on Johnny Depp in "The Lone Ranger."

Chinatown's new Velveteria gallery is a velvet painting paradise

Elvis, JFK, Tom Jones ... the Velveteria is a museum dedicated to one thing: velvet paintings, and this small museum over 3,000 works on velvet in its collection.

Whisky A Go Go at 50: A look at the iconic venue's legacy

On January 16, 1964 — 50 years ago today — The Whisky a Go Go opened its doors for the first time. But as the Sunset Strip changed, so has the way business is done at the venue. KPCC's Kevin Ferguson reports.

Northridge: Are earthquakes the price we pay for paradise?

KPCC's Patt Morrison writes with a commentary on earthquakes, the weather, the Los Angeles riots of 1992 and how the rest of the America looks at California.

What it's like to be on a Metro Train during an accident

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson was on the Gold Line train that killed a man Saturday; it was a strange and awful experience.

Pedestrian killed on Metro Gold Line

There was a death on the Metro Gold Line Saturday afternoon in South Pasadena. An eyewitness said that the man was moving slowly

9 versions of 'Feliz Navidad' you never knew existed

KPCC news editor Oscar Garza may hate Jose Feliciano’s song, but he's found versions you never knew existed, from metal to reggae to "The Wiggles."

Hollywood Park: Bugler Jay Cohen on 25 years of calling the races

Before Sunday's final race at Hollywood Park, fans for one last time will hear the music of Jay Cohen — the 75-year-old track's official bugler.

Don't panic: 5 Sriracha alternatives that should already be in your fridge

It's true, Sriracha might vanish from our shelves for a little while. But the world offers thousands of great hot sauces. Many of them that are better than Sriracha.

RIP bassist, jazz great, teacher Charlie Haden

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to the Downtown L.A. theater for a rare performance of Haden's ensemble ... composed entirely of CalArts students.

50 years later: Remembering the Baldwin Hills Dam collapse

On December 14, 1963 the dam in front of the Baldwin Hills reservoir broke. Rhea Coskey lost her home in the flood, and for the first time in 50 years, she's ready to talk about it.