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Austin Cross is a 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
Take Two got an early look at what's in the bill with KPCC health care reporter Michelle Faust.
The OC Water District is on a mission to change the public's mind about recycled wastewater one bottle at a time. Here's how it tastes.
On a hot day, smog can inflame and damage cells in the lining of the lungs.
The shark-infested waters between Coronado and Mexico make for a treacherous swim. But to a few young men, the risk was more than worth the reward.
Take Two's weekly peek at California politics.
This week's exchange between AG Jeff Sessions and Senator Kamala Harris is just another reminder of how gender dynamics play out in the workplace, one expert says.
Congresswoman Sanchez was at a practice some miles away this morning. She says she was out on the field doing drills when she got the news.
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."