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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
What is twerking? It's a kind of dance move that got a group of San Diego students in hot water.
Instagram is adding photo-tagging technology to its square universe in an upgrade Thursday to app version 3.5 on iOS and Android. Users will now be able to "tag people in photos and browse feeds of photos you and others appear in," reports Mashable.
Twenty years ago this week, CERN officials released into the wild the intellectual property rights to the Web, granting permission for anyone to "use, duplicate, modify and redistribute it."
To appreciate how far the band has come you must first appreciate this video of Dean Martin making fun of them on the Hollywood Palace Show in 1964.
By tracking visitor behavior, the not-pimps of the world’s only online-dating auction have determined how fast men and women are judging prospective love connections.
Echo Park Lake — set to reopen next month after a two-year, multi-million dollar rehab — is showing signs of life after a prolonged dry spell.
Cries of racism surround a video by a fraternity at UC Irvine. The fraternity has apologized, but it may not be enough to mollify critics.
Construction will begin this summer on the Potter-themed addition to the theme park. Given a choice, would you go to a Harry Potter land or a Star Wars land?
Jimmy Kimmel Live's "Lie Witness News" went to the desert and what they found was a collection of Coachella kids going gaga over fake bands.
News of last week's horrific bombing at the finish line of the Boston Marathon broke rapidly. As in all such fluid situations, a lot of bad information was mixed in with the good.
Learn more about putting cinnamon in your lungs and why that's bad.
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Authorities are instructing people in the residential neighborhood of Watertown, Massachusetts to stay inside amidst a continuing manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Ability to turn into a laser-fighting robot race car is neither required, nor encouraged.
The Los Angeles Zoo has been visited by some very fancy storks this year, and officials have announced a few of the collection's most notable births so far.