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Lisa Brenner is the 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 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 soundtracks. 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
Southern California residents had various reactions to revelations contained in the release of thousands of pages of Catholic archdiocese files relating to allegations of sexual abuse by priests.
How to throw an awesome, memorable Super Bowl party the easy, SoCal way.
Ron Jeremy, one of the biggest names in pornography, has undergone surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after suffering a near-heart aneurysm.
Streaming from the locker room every pregame frolick, nibble, nap, and prance, Animal Planet's answer to the Super Bowl has all the tiny canine action. Meet the pups.
The first weekend of Coachella 2013 has SOLD OUT out faster than you can say "who the $#&% are The Stone Roses?"
The Bill Murray time-trap classic turns 20. What's your favorite line?
At the Screen Actors Guild awards, Lawrence's reveals her dark, blond past — she earned her SAG card as the birthday girl in MTV promos for "My Super Sweet 16."
Federal prosecutors say he falsely claimed $8 million assets to fraudulently obtain more than $6 million in loans to support his career and luxury lifestyle.
Extreme fans collides - It's Starfleet on Skywalker, Empire against Enterprise, and no shortage of phaser fire for the newest captain of the proverbial ship.
Festival grounds will be accessible only by shuttle, and there are camping options for rockers who want a full woodland experience. 18 artists and counting.
Salt Lake City International Airport brought boarded planes to their gates Thursday after a Frontier flight from Denver slid on the runway in a rare freezing rain storm.
Voice actor Peter Robbins — heard in "Peanuts" classics like "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" — was arrested for allegedly threatening an ex and her breast surgeon.
Annie's learned that a fine metal mesh screen failed at a third-party flour mill and fragments of flexible metal mesh were found in the flour and pizza dough."
Beyoncé's national anthem at President Obama's inauguration was a pre-recorded track. See how far lip syncing has come since 1984. She deserves a medal.
A rare "superpod" of dolphins formed off the SoCal coast not far from the shipping lanes, a dangerous, aquatic crossroads where ocean life collides with port traffic.