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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
Coachella 2012 has sold out of tickets for both weekends.
Chuck D and Public Enemy, The Real McCoy, and reggae artist Arise Roots, will put on a free concert for the residents of Los Angeles’ Skid Row district on Sunday, January 15.
Coachella 2012 tickets, or rather, what's left of them, go on sale Friday morning at 10:00 a.m.
Heroin was the secret ingredient in a bean and cheese burrito that was smuggled into a Los Angeles courthouse jail allegedly by a sheriff's deputy. Ths suspected deputy at one time starred on the Fox reality show "The Academy," and was kicked off for poor performance.
Clark Gable III, grandson of legendary Hollywood icon, Clark Gable, was sentenced to jail today for pointing a laser at a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter above Hollywood Boulevard on July 28.
Roelof van Ark, the 59-year-old head of the California high-speed rail agency, announced his resignation Thursday from the controversial and publicly scrutinized near $100 billion proposed project.
Eddie Van Halen donated 75 brand-new electric guitars to a number of Los Angeles schools that had recently been singing the blues.
Witnesses say a teenage girl is responsible for the fatal shooting of an El Camino Real High School soccer player that occurred Wednesday night outside the victim's home in Winnetka, according to AP.
Ken you dig it? A movement called "Beautiful and Bald Barbie" launched a Facebook page just before Christmas in support of kids with cancer.
A Monday night confrontation on a Bellflower bus involving L.A. County sheriff’s deputies and a woman with a violent history, was recorded by a passenger, and has led to a "use of force" investigation.
We can't stress this enough, Los Angeles. Chill.
Coachella 2012 bands, line-up and be counted.
Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the James Cameron executive produced 3D Cirque du Soleil feature, "Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away," the studio announced on Tuesday.
Coachella 2012, your line-up is showing.
Perhaps it's the too-close discomfort of being party to someone else's precious moment, but "Glory," the new Jay-Z single featuring the artist formerly known as baby bump, Blue Ivy, is kind of unsettling.