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Lisa Brenner is an associate editor for LAist at KPCC.
Lisa joined KPCC in December 2011. Prior to that she led content direction as co-editor of LAist, many moons before KPCC bought it.
Lisa has written and produced arts, culture and news content for a number of print and online publications, including MTV, Glamour and LA.com, where she previously served as Music Editor and Managing Editor of the entertainment and lifestyle website.
She worked on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in creative licensing for Fox Music publishing, where she co-created the department's first online store and mined the musical catalogue of film scores, TV themes and soundtrack assets for promotional samplers, boxed sets and placement packages. Prior to Fox, she coordinated large-scale film, commercial and music video productions.
Lisa earned a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in Media Studies with an emphasis in film and television. Her dad says she majored in watching TV. He's not wrong.
Stories by Lisa Brenner
Lazarus was convicted in March of killing her ex-boyfriend's wife with three shots to the chest nearly 30 years.
We have mixed feelings about the names being thrown around, but we're sure the 90-day Wilshire Boulevard ramp makeover will cause a stir.
A former Sears maintenance worker was charged Thursday with 30 counts of peeping and 30 counts of concealing a video recording device inside a changing room.
LAFD Urban Search and Rescue responders are handling a delicate operation in Beverly Hills to recover the remains of a worker buried in an 8-foot trench.
The NASA Dawn spacecraft has made some surprising discoveries about the asteroid Vesta, the parent body of an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
A portion of Angeles Crest Highway is closed while a body found Thursday morning is investigated by LASD detectives as a possible shooting victim.
The investigation into a secret clique of LASD deputies in the Gang Enforcement Team turns up allegations of matching tattoos that celebrate shootings.
Multiple outlets are reporting that a body was found on the freeway near the Angeles Crest Forest Fire Station.
Two hazardous waste locations in Los Angeles County have been added to the Environmental Protection Agency's Superfund cleanup list.
A paraglider found dead over the weekend in the Angeles Forest died of congestive heart failure, an autopsy determined.
Vidal Sassoon, the famed stylist responsible for international beauty trends, geometric haircuts, and iconic Hollywood hairdos, has died at age 84.
22-year-old Darren Cooper was arrested on suspicion of arson for the torching of a taxi cab.
The judgment against American Honda Motor Co. won by a SoCal Civic hybrid owner has been overturned.
With an aggressive air response, firefighters were able to contain a wildfire in Acton that consumed 125 acres, including structures and cars.
Heirs of the Japanese garden's namesake filed suit against the UC Regents. The Bel Air garden gifted to UCLA in 1964 was to be maintained "in perpetuity."