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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
Laker great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took to the web to reflect on what he calls the "regression" of Metta World Peace.
A 17-year-old boy admits to his involvement in a burglary and theft that led to the fatal police shooting of Kendrec McDade in Pasadena in March.
LAPD have started arresting May Day demonstrators at Los Angeles International Airport.
The Golden State glows bright with the light of new bodies as California approaches a population of nearly 37.7 million humans.
Authorities say the death of Katherine Wilkins does not appear to be foul play. Autopsy results will be released following toxicology tests.
May Day protesters marched from several directions Tuesday to converge downtown for a rally at Pershing Square.
Atsushi Yamagami was sentenced to 21 months in prison for his "leadership role" in smuggling live turtles and tortoises into the U.S.
A sheriff's deputy conspired with at least one person to transport drugs into an airport-area courthouse, according to the indictment.
Three men died and one man is missing following a weekend accident during a 125-mile California to Mexico boat race.
Our ongoing obsession with academic competitions continues with today's Science Bowl news out of Washington D.C.
Sheriff's deputies have revealed little about the death.
Say hello to the brand new Expo Line.
An adult film producer was found guilty of violating federal obscenity laws for selling movies that depict bestiality and extreme fetishes.
Designed to appeal to your pooch, three to six minute segments will feature Fido's favorites like fields, balls, and tummy rubs. Sit Ubu sit. Good dog. Woof.
At the center of a years-long pudding mix up is Pasadena inventor William Brescia and Sylvester Stallone. What began in 2004 might finally be coming to an end.