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Lisa Brenner is an associate editor for LAist at KPCC.
Lisa joined KPCC in December 2011. Prior to that she led content direction as co-editor of LAist, many moons before KPCC bought it.
Lisa has written and produced arts, culture and news content for a number of print and online publications, including MTV, Glamour and LA.com, where she previously served as Music Editor and Managing Editor of the entertainment and lifestyle website.
She worked on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in creative licensing for Fox Music publishing, where she co-created the department's first online store and mined the musical catalogue of film scores, TV themes and soundtrack assets for promotional samplers, boxed sets and placement packages. Prior to Fox, she coordinated large-scale film, commercial and music video productions.
Lisa earned a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in Media Studies with an emphasis in film and television. Her dad says she majored in watching TV. He's not wrong.
Stories by Lisa Brenner
With all the subtlety of a bull in a body parts shop, July Fourth arrives this Thursday. Make good decisions.
Energy domes are blue today as DEVO mourns the loss of its former drummer, who was with the band when it released its hit song "Whip It!"
The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal related to Prop 8 and, in doing so, cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California. It also ruled DOMA unconstitutional. Here's what it means.
The link between leisure activity and death-by-lightning has been well established, but it's not golf that's the biggest worry.
Today in "fake things becoming real," is news that Netflix recently launched an app that cashes in on a joke from Season 4 of "Arrested Development." (Previously, the fictional banana stand from Newport Beach went on actual tour in the real world.
Full Throttle — billed as the world's tallest and fastest looping roller coaster — opened to the public Saturday at Six Flags Magic Mountain.
Heavy is the head that wears the disco ball. To honor the closing of World on Wheels, we laced up and looked back at 8 great moments in L.A. roller-skating history:
The Salvadoran community is celebrating the groundbreaking of a plaza in Los Angeles honoring a Catholic archbishop beloved for his advocacy for the poor.
The arrest comes two days after LAPD announced a $25,000 reward reward for information in the attack, which left the victim hospitalized with severe injuries.
According to the Associated Press the following is an actual news story and not an episode summary of the HBO series "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Mayor Villaraigosa and Port of L.A. officials announced plans for the 28-acre campus — situated at the Port of L.A.'s City Dock No. 1.
Eight candidates — half of them women — were chosen from among 6,000 applicants, the second largest pool in history, according to NASA.
Echo Park Lake has been "unwrapped," as sections of green construction screen come down in advance of Saturday's grand re-opening.
Moshe Kai Cavalin is getting a bachelor's degree in mathematics, and he's not done yet: He wants to get a driver's license.