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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
Here's a hint: The Washington Post once called him President Trump's "fixer, friend and candy man."
California's sanctuary laws could be handing the state's GOP a cause to rally behind.
Eight decades on, a Southern California family is still haunted by what happened at a Pomona institution in the 1930s.
The song "Muro" by a band called The Mexican Standoff criticizes President Donald Trump and chronicles the lives of dreamers.
County officials voted to join a federal lawsuit against California and its "sanctuary laws." Now President Trump is calling them brave.
Rappers from across LA articulate the struggles of everyday living in these new releases.
Former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger outlined his vision for a new CA GOP Wednesday. By his side: centrist Republican Chad Mayes and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
The chefs behind Mozza have joined forces to bring authentic, Roman-style pizza to a rapidly-evolving foodie-friendly neighborhood.
Old school blends with new in this week's music selections. Building on the work of past jazz and soul greats, these artists show us that the kids might be alright.
If you were playing Trump-in-California bingo, you could mark "blast Governor Brown" on your card.
A short sea voyage instead of a gridlocked drive on the 405 — does the idea hold water?
Earthquakes, wildfires, and protests are just a few of the factors that Secret Service agents have considered ahead of Trump's trip Tuesday.
President Trump comes to California next week. The visit comes days after the administration sued the Golden State for its immigration laws.
Fresh on the heels of a legal green light, President Trump is expected to see border wall prototypes in San Diego during his trip to the Golden State.
California's majority party is throwing a party of its own in San Diego — and what happens in San Diego matters to the entire state.