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Lisa Brenner is the 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 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 soundtracks. 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
A LADWP spokesperson told KPCC that 60,000 customers saw their service interrupted in Venice, Westchester, Playa del Rey and surrounding areas, including LAX.
On June 30, former Los Angeles Lakers all-star Earvin "Magic" Johnson will be launching a 24-hour basic cable television network called "Aspire."
Two people were arrested and more than 130 gallons of PCP with a would-be street value of about $100 million, was seized in Los Angeles by authorities on Feb. 15.
On Friday, the estate of Michael Jackson sued the performer's former manager, Tohme R. Tohme for influencing the singer to sign "unconscionable contracts."
Dave Grohl has issued a clarification about his Grammy acceptance speech, essentially Auto-Tuning the message he was sending about keeping things imperfect.
A sleepwalking 13-year-old fell from the third-story window of a Compton townhouse early Friday morning. The teen suffered a broken arm when he hit the ground.
KFI hosts John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou were suspended Thursday for "insensitive and inappropriate comments" made about the late Whitney Houston.
As the president was returning to LAX aboard Marine One, a plane carrying drugs broke the temporary no-fly zone prompting a swift military reaction.
"Dr. Phil" interviews of former students of Miramonte Elementary teacher, Mark Berndt, will air on television Thursday afternoon at 3:00 p.m.
In town campaigning, Newt Gingrich, the presidential hopeful who recently compared gay marriage to paganism, had his bus break down in West Hollywood last night.
L.A. County's top public health doctor Dr. Jonathan Fielding, his wife, Karin Fielding, are gifting UCLA $50 million to fund the School of Public Health.
The privately built "Xombie" rocket made its first free-flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port about 90 miles north of Los Angeles earlier this month.
Eastman Kodak wins approval to end sponsorship of the "Kodak" Theater. Approaching the Academy Awards, the venue finds itself in the throes of an identity crisis.
Snow in the Southland means a blanketing of frosty photos online. Be sure not to miss the world's tiniest snow ball on a blade of shag carpeting.
Whitney Houston funeral details remain unchanged -- it will be a private service, planned by her family, at a church in her hometown of Newark, N.J. No public memorial has been set.