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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
The search is on for the murder weapon used in the targeted killing of 17-year-old El Camino Real High School soccer player Francisco Rodriguez.
Sativex, a pot-based prescription drug spray derived not from a synthetic equivalent but from the cannabis plant itself, is jonesing for U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval more than 25 years after the first synthetic THC capsules were swallowed.
Public art had its slow-moving moment in the late-morning sun with a large-scale reinterpretation last weekend of a 1980 Lita Albuquerque earthwork called "Spine of the Earth."
A witness video of a fatal shooting in a Carl's Jr. parking lot on Monday appears to show the third time in three days that Los Angeles County authorites used lethal force on a suspect.
Disney, for the first time in its fixed and fastidious history, is allowing theme park workers in California and Florida to grow beards and goatees beginning Feb. 3. Princesses, beware of stubble burn.
While some union workers at Los Angeles International Airport were busy today protesting a contractor’s plan to terminate their healthcare benefits, the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners was busy approving a $331 million contract for the management of restaurants and shopping in two terminals, and the Theme Building.
Paramedics were called to a Los Angeles courtroom today when ex-CHP officer, Tomiekia Johnson, collapsed after being found guilty of murdering her husband.
Say hola to MundoFox, a new News Corp. endeavor launching this fall as Rupert Murdoch's first Fox-flavored foray into a Spanish-language broadcast network.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that authorities must obtain a search warrant before employing GPS technology in pursuit of criminal suspects.
The inspirational book by former La Jolla resident Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, has been chosen as the theme for next year's Tournament of Roses
Two highly questionable feminine products are being recalled by a Los Angeles-based company following the Federal Drug Administration discovery of Staphylococcus bacteria and other pathogens in one product, and the anesthetic benzocaine, in the other.
LincVolt, a company founded by folk-rock icon Neil Young during the fuel-effiiency conversion of his 1959 Lincoln Continental, is being sued over a fire that authorities say began in the modified vehicle.
It's Unhappy Meals all around for six restaurants and one Radio Shack recently robbed in Northeast Los Angeles.
Halle Berry's accused stalker pleaded no contest before a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge on Thursday, and will not serve any additional jail time.
The Port of Los Angeles is breaking export records again, topping last year's all-time-high by 14.5 percent with more than two million cargo containers loaded and shipped from the port in 2010.