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

Jennifer Clavin of Bleached on three of her favorite LA albums

Ride Your Heart, the band's debut album, was just released. But what music makes Bleached think of home? Singer Jennifer Clavin picked three records.

Amazing mosaic mural discovered inside Downtown LA Hotel

Last October, crews began tearing down the Wilshire Grand Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Inside the walls, a fascinating discovery was made.

Interview: director Werner Herzog on Roger Ebert's passing

Herzog — the director behind films like Fitzcarraldo, Nosferatu the Vampyre and Grizzly Man — was also close friends with the film critic.

'Crawdaddy!' magazine founder Paul Williams dies at 64

Williams was the author of dozens of books and founder of Crawdaddy! -- a vanguard rock music magazine that predated Rolling Stone by nearly 2 years.

Long Beach Opera tells brings famous narcocorrido to life

Making its US debut in Long Beach this Sunday, March 24th, is an opera called Camelia La Tejana. But the opera's story has roots in contemporary life.

LA's 'Lebowski Fest' unites followers of the Coen Bros' cult hit (video)

Fifteen years ago, "The Big Lebowski" became an obsession for many, sparking hundreds of Halloween costumes, fan movies and something known as the Lebowski Fest. KPCC's Kevin Ferguson reports.

PHOTOS: Tippi Hedren's Shambala big-cat preserve for 47 lions, tigers, leopards

Actress Tippi Hedren's Shambala Preserve – Acton's 'pride' and joy – is an 80-acre parcel of land that houses and maintains lions, tigers, leopards ... any sort of big cat in need of a home.

Celebrate civic holidays: it's Weights and Measures Week!

When you buy something, how do you know a pound is a pound? A gallon is a gallon? A mile is a mile? The Bureau of Weights and Measures, that's how.

Oscars 2013: Striking up the band at the Academy Awards

The very first thing you'll likely hear during the Oscars this Sunday is the Academy orchestra, but who are these musicians and what do they do when it's not awards season? KPCC'S Kevin Ferguson reports.

Van Dyke Parks on new album, upcoming show in South Pasadena

Parks will celebrate the city of South Pasadena's 125th anniversary with a performance at the city's library. He talks performance, politics, and his new album.

Langer's Deli home to pastrami, fine art

In the very back of Langer's, the pastrami-lovers paradise, you'll find three paintings. Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to Langer's to find out their story.

Love: a grim thing in the animal kingdom

For Valentine's day this year, the Nature Conservancy of California is celebrating those animals that are willing to die—or kill—for love.

Off-Ramp producer's hare-raising Superbowl Sunday

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson and his rabbit Arthur share a gruesome, bloody story with a very happy ending.

Singer and songwriter Richard Thompson on new album

Getting his start in Fairport Convention, the legendary British folk rock band, Thompson's songs have been performed by REM, Loudon Wainwright and Los Lobos.

UPDATED: Hundreds honor Huell Howser (Video, photos)

Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge is hosting a public memorial for the late "California's Gold" TV host Huell Howser Tuesday at the Griffith Observatory.