Rob Strauss Senior News Producer
Rob Strauss is the Senior News Producer at KPCC: Southern California Public Radio. Prior to that he was the lead news and "All Things Considered" producer for the station.
Rob joined the KPCC in 2004 as its first "Morning Edition" producer and has helped craft reports on the restoration of Pomona’s Fox Theatre, the participation of local Cambodians in the trial of Khmer Rouge leaders and a local woman’s quest to climb Mt. Everest, among others.
Prior to joining KPCC, Rob worked at Los Angeles news station KFWB for six years as a weekend news editor and production assistant. He earned a BA in broadcasting at the University of La Verne.
When he's not at work, he enjoys playing the guitar and gets his exercise chasing his three kids around the house.
Stories by Rob Strauss
Andrew Tachias, the Riverside police officer shot by ex-LAPD cop and fugitive Christopher Dorner, is out of the hospital and facing a long road to recovery.
The San Bernardino County Coroner confirmed Thursday afternoon that the charred remains pulled from a burned-out cabin in Big Bear were those of the wanted ex-LAPD officer.
The most decorated engineer/mixer in Grammy history might add another trophy to his vast collection when the Grammys take place this weekend.
Rickie Lee Fowler, 31, has been sentenced to death for murdering five men who died of heart attacks during a San Bernardino wildfire a decade ago.
The FBI Wednesday announced a reward of up to $100,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the so-called "AK-47 Bandit."
A surprise reunion between a U.S. army sergeant deployed to Afghanistan and family was one of the most memorable moments during Tuesday’s Rose Parade. Here's the story behind it.
Parishioners discovered the theft and desecration of the church's altar as they arrived on Dec. 23. No new leads in the case have materialized, police said.
Police say two people have been killed and two others severely injured when a car plowed into a bus bench in the Southern California city of Riverside.
Three people were injured in a fire that broke out this afternoon in an apartment building near Chinatown. An L.A. City Fire spokesman says one older female resident is in grave conditon.
Governor Jerry Brown has issued pardons to 79 convicted felons who served their sentences and committed no other crimes for at least a decade.
Several significant power outages have been caused Tuesday, Dec. 18 by strong winds. These include 2,700 without power in Monrovia and 7,800 in Torrance.
Police have arrested a pre-teen they say is responsible for making prank calls that reported violence at the homes of Justin Bieber and Ashton Kutcher, leading officers there.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s jailer Jermaine Jackson was arrested Thursday afternoon for allegedly assaulting inmates and falsifying the subsequent police reports.
Cal State Fullerton has been locked down while police search the campus for suspects in an armed robbery at a Riverside County jewelry store.
A car crashed into a Canoga Park Target store Friday afternoon, injuring multiple people, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department.