Miguel Contreras Digital Producer - Mobile Content
Miguel Contreras is a Web Producer for KPCC.org.
Prior to KPCC, Miguel worked in public TV station KCET's news show "SoCal Connected" as Associate Producer and Web Producer. There, he earned an Emmy, Golden Mike, and several L.A. Press Club Awards for his work on a months-long investigation into mismanagement at the Housing Authority of L.A.
Before his foray into journalism, Miguel ran an after school program for the City of Long Beach Public Library and worked as an instructional aide for special education students at Long Beach Unified School District for several years.
Miguel obtained a B.A. in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from UC Berkeley.
He grew up in the town of Tecate, Baja California (yes, like the beer), and attended school daily in Tecate, CA, USA.
Stories by Miguel Contreras
It's only been a drizzle, but any rain is a big deal in Los Angeles these days.
Authorities say they found nearly 100 marijuana plants on the property Friday night.
Lyvette Crespo pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her husband Daniel Crespo.
Susan Mellen, who spent 17 years in jail for a murder she did not commit, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying an LAPD detective knowingly used false information in her case.
This is the school's fourth championship title in the last five years.
The Spanish-language program created by its Chilean-born host, Don Francisco, has been Univision's most popular show. View some of the show's best clips here.
From Hollywood to South Gate and Long Beach, here are some stores to visit, live bands to watch, and music to pick up for #RSD 2015.
LA parks commissioners voted 3-1 Wednesday to let the city temporarily operate Griffith Park's Greek Theatre.
Ten thousand L.A. city workers with SEIU Local 721 voted late Friday to grant union negotiators the power to call a walkout or even a strike.
The LAFD and ATF released videos of two potential witnesses in last week's massive fire that burned down the Da Vinci apartment complex Downtown.
The shower will peak late Saturday through the predawn hours Sunday, with 100 to 120 meteors visible per hour. Plus tips on taking great photos.
Musician and comedian Reggie Watts was announced as the bandleader of the new "Late Late Show" with James Corden, and the last "Colbert Report" guests are named.
At least 130 demonstrators who refused to disperse during a Los Angeles protest were arrested Wednesday night.
The annual Leonid meteor shower will be "mildly" lighting up the night sky late Monday through Tuesday morning.
Lakers guard Wayne Ellington will be taking an indefinite leave of absence following the murder of his father in Philadelphia this past Sunday.