Ed Mertz has been at KFWB since March of 2000 and began reporting for KNX in March 2009. Previously, Ed covered news in Arizona, Arkansas, Florida and Oklahoma.
Originally from Michigan, Ed graduated with a Journalism degree from USC.
The new system will enroll more people in Medi-Cal, but that could cause huge challenges.
The Affordable Care Act is supposed to reduce the number of people going to emergency rooms, but hospital administrators say they doubt that.
Something old, something new, and something tasty too can all be found at the Los Angeles County Fair.
Most people go to the L.A. County Fairgrounds to have a good time – but a few hundred go there for school.
The Los Angeles County Fair runs for about a month, and it’s a lucrative time for the Fairplex.
While there have always been plenty of ponies at the Los Angeles County Fair, Ed Mertz reports some of them will be racing at the Fairplex Park track starting Friday.
Southern California has long been a hotbed for hot rods and speed and that story can be found in Pomona.
City leaders and security officials assembled Tuesday for the opening of the first-ever national homeland security conference in downtown Los Angeles.
The Hollywood Park Casino has been getting a makeover.
This marks the 75th year of horse racing at Hollywood Park in Inglewood.
The interim ruling would force utilities including Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas & Electric to repay customers for an unprecedented rise in prices.
Police say an off-duty security guard shot a man he claims was trying to rob him in Gardena.
A record turnout is expected at The Crossroads of the West gun show in Costa Mesa this weekend.
A man suspected in an attempted robbery of a 7-Eleven store has been shot by Gardena police.
Two women identified as twin sisters were killed Sunday after being hit by a truck on a South Los Angeles street.