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

Hammer Museum announces winner of $100,000 award

Visitors to the museum's Made in LA exhibit selected Botswana-born, Culver City resident Meleko Mokgosi for its first annual $100,000 recipient.

Bird Talk Magazine shuts down, ruffling readers' feathers

SoCal-based "Bird Talk" magazine -- one of the only magazines of its kind in the world -- abruptly shut down recently, stunning readers and contributors.

This cat litter box costs $159

The Litterfish Litterbox's breathless press release declares, "Litterfish will change the way cat owners deal with unsightly litter boxes."

Eat LA on Pop up restaurants, goat meat and pricey lobsters

Eat LA finds out why some pop-up restaurants pop, why LA won’t benefit from the East Coast’s newest bumper crump of lobsters and what makes goat taste so good.

Why did the alleged Sikh temple shooter live in Orange County?

Criminologist Pete Simi was studying Southern California white supremacists and skinheads when he met Wade Michael Page, who was living in Orange.

Giants of the 3D world converge in Costa Mesa for convention

Off-Ramp producer Kevin Ferguson went to Costa Mesa for the 38th annual National Stereoscopic Association Trade Show and Convention.

History lesson: If you don't like the Olympics, just make your own

As Cold War tensions heated up the 1980s, the US and Soviet Union boycotted each other's Olympics and held their own alternative competitions.

A local butterfly saved from the brink of extinction

In 1976, the El Segundo Blue Butterfly became the first ever insect on the federal endangered species list. Today, it numbers well over 100,000.

Disneyland's 1955 opening was a disaster, and why wasn't Cummings fired?

From a plumbers strike to an amorous host, KPCC's Kevin Ferguson walks us through Disneyland's 1955 grand opening.

New exhibit highlights the Disney and Reagan connection

There is a new 12,000 square foot exhibition at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley called Disney Treasures.

Santa Fe Springs City Council fires 32, boosts own salary

The Whittier Daily News reports the council hiked their pay from $924.61 per month to $1224.61--a $200 raise for each of the city's five council members.

Will the new iPhone update leave transit advocates behind?

When the latest iPhone update debuts this Fall, Maps--the cherished navigation app--will no longer carry directions for public transit.

Eat LA tries raw meat, finds new ways to make coffee at home

Don't cook that meat! Don't turn on that coffee maker! And whatever you do—do not buy roasted coffee beans ever, ever again.

Do people actually respond to scam emails?

KPCC'S Education Reporter Tami Abdollah recently learned the answer the hard way. She writes with a first person account of her experience.

Photographer Nick Stern: not Banksy, but just as clever

In You Are Not Banksy, Stern takes some of Banksy's most iconic and surreal spraypaint and wheatpaste based works and brings them to life through photography.