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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
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.
California Republicans were among some of the final holdouts. In the end, every single one would vote for the bill. So what caused them to fall in line?
Seattle-based artist Matthew Inman challenges our relationship with facts in an irreverent new comic. We broke it down with a psychologist.
Voters have forgiven candidates who have had affairs or late taxes, reasons one political scientist, but racist posts online are a no-go in these parts.
International investors poured money into rebuilding Koreatown, making it wealthier than ever. But in South Los Angeles, little has changed.
A bipartisan roundtable analyzes Trump's impact on the Golden State.
With the drought officially over, experts are expecting a "bumper crop" of arachnids — especially brown widows.
It's been an eventful week for politics in the Golden State.
Granted, they can be frustrating, but one Caltrans engineer says your commute would be a lot harder without them.