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Austin Cross is an Associate Producer for KPCC's Take Two program.
Austin came to KPCC from CBS Radio where he worked for both KNX and KFWB, booking and producing news segments and programs on myriad topics, from finance and technology to culture and issues of race.
Austin is a Southern Californian and graduated from Azusa Pacific University. In addition to producing, he has guest hosted on KFWB.
Stories by Austin Cross
California's profile on a domestic and international stage might have gotten two significant boosts this week.
Data crunched by Cal Matters from the Department of Education revealed that 75 percent failed to meet state reading standards.
The US may have pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord, but Brown made it clear that California remains committed to lowering emissions.
Lawmaker response to the Paris Accord pullout was swift, signaling that California will remain at odds with the Trump agenda.
Former congressional candidate Paul Chabot launched the company after losing his Inland Empire race in November. His slogan: "Helping families move right."
Without the U.S. taking the lead, California might be uniquely positioned to become the flag bearer in the fight against climate change.
Also: Gov. Jerry Brown is striking a softer tone on Trump. The reason? You might call it divine intervention.
Look closely, and you'll see the facial features of 11 local service members, immortalized in a single bronze figure. The name tag reads "Pasadena."
Agoura Hills native Rishi Sharma may be young, but he's in a race against time. This is his story.
Reports say Islamist militants have burned buildings, taken hostages and even raised black ISIS-style flags on the country's southern island.
To Simon Wiesenthal Center founder Rabbi Marvin Hier, Trump's trip to the Holy Land is more than just politics — it's prophecy.
It's been a busy week for California politics. Here's what you might have missed.
The new strategy: Target several vulnerable California Republican lawmakers.
While most of us were busy following the fallout from the firing of the FBI director, Governor Jerry Brown put out a revised state budget that's a little more generous than his first draft.
Undocumented immigrants who can't afford an attorney are forced to face the judge alone. But San Francisco's public defender is working to change that.