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Your favorite Off-Ramp stories, and Off-Ramp producers’ favorite John Rabe stories

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench III lumbers into the back of John's car to record his song "Like the Sun (Michoacan)". John Rabe/KPCC

Los Angeles has many cultural institutions and one of them is KPCC’s Off-Ramp.

After close to 11 years, the best radio show on Southern California is coming to a close. Host John Rabe and his crew of producers and interns have been bringing thousands of quirky, hilarious, heartbreaking stories of this place to audiences.

AirTalk guest host Libby Denkmann celebrates Off-Ramp with John and his producers.

The final episode of Off-Ramp is airing this Saturday, July 1, at 1:00pm, and Sunday, July 2, at 6pm. 

Guests:

John Rabe, host of Off-Ramp and KPCC’s incoming Production and Promotions Director

Queena Kim, founding Off-Ramp producer; senior editor at the NPR-affiliate KQED in the Bay Area; she tweets @queenasookkim

Kevin Ferguson, former Off-Ramp producer; producer for “Bulleyes with Jesse Thorn;” he tweets @KevinFerguson

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