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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
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.
Can pastries and poultry coexist? A new shop in DTLA thinks so. Take Two ventured there to see what kind of treats and tastes Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken has brought from Washington, D.C.
San Francisco hopes to block an executive order that would withhold funding from so-called sanctuary cities.
Sometimes a weak response to controversy allows others to fill in the blanks, according to an expert in digital branding.
Reactions among lawmakers were mixed; some applauded the action, while others urged phe president to consult Congress in the future.