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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
Like many who stray from California, a lost northern fur seal has been found resting on a beach in Hawaii. It's not clear how the industrious explorer got so far south.
In L.A., finding a relevant house of worship on National Ice Cream Sandwich Day is like shooting gummi fish in a chocolate chip barrel.
An "uprange instrumentation issue" kept the rocket Earth-bound, however no issues were reported with the Atlas V vehicle or the NROL-36 space vehicle.
Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will head the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy at the University of Southern California.
The feline who survived a two-week ocean voyage from China inside a freight container is hanging in there.
With space-gazing eyes fixed excitedly on Mars this week, an early morning launch scheduled out of Vandenberg Air Force Base has curiosities piqued a little closer to home.
FBI's "Plain Jane Bandit" has targeted an eighth Southern California location with a Tuesday morning heist at a Chase Bank in Cerritos.
This week's releases include Swans, Phish, Toadies, two Stones and an anniversary Diamond. Enjoy the new sounds, or at least enjoy sounding like you know what's new.
Randy Adams, ex-Bell police chief, is suing the city claiming he wasn't paid severance after being forced from his job amid a storied corruption scandal.
The FBI calls her "Plain Jane," but with ties to seven bank robberies since mid-July, the unidentified bandit's file is becoming heavily decorated.
Raul Alvarez Jr. was wearing protective gear and a helmet, and was partnered with someone about his age and build, according to officials.
Many originally believed it was Guy Adams' critical commentary that got the LA-based reporter's account yanked by Twitter, but it was the allegation that he violated a term of service that got him in hot water.
A company was filmed over the weekend attempting a late-night signage grab from a building awaiting decision on its possible future as a historic site.
James Stewart's capture was captured on video and shows the Rawesome Foods founder being handled by bounty hunters.
Apple's emailed announcement of the new Mountain Lion OS X this week has been met with a mix of roaring applause and sharpened claws.