Daniel Ogas
Daniel Ogas DAN-yul OH-gahss (he/him)
News Reporter, Los Angeles

Daniel Ogas expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. Ogas has previously been an intern and production assistant at AZTV-7, and also currently serves as co-editor In chief of The Chic Daily

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Latinos continue to fight to play crucial roles in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES – Even as Hollywood execs talk of a changing industry that embraces a diverse landscape of filmmakers and artists, data show Latino acting roles in film and entertainment at large have steadily declined.

Ben Dejesus working with a camera for a shoot. (Photo courtesy of Espada PR)

Back to black: Goth fashion hits the runways in a post-pandemic world

LOS ANGELES – Following the success of Netflix’s “Wednesday,” Goth is having yet another moment in popular culture. The mood following years of a pandemic play into the trend, and solidify its return.

Fashion designer Hilary Branner Fuerst models one of her outfits. She says the Goth look doesn’t have to be somber. “Things can be loud and fabulous.” (Photo courtesy of Hilary Branner Fuerst/Hilary’s Vanity)

‘Broadcast legend’ Pat McMahon of ‘Wallace and Ladmo’ still a Phoenix TV icon

PHOENIX – For over three decades, Pat McMahon brought joy to children across the greater Phoenix area on KPHO’s hit TV kid’s program, “The Wallace and Ladmo Show.”

Pat McMahon records an ad in the AZTV7 studio to be broadcast on the “Arizona Daily Mix” morning show. Photo taken in Phoenix on March 22, 2023. (Photo by Emily Mai/Cronkite News)

California to store more rainwater as it vies with Arizona for flow from Colorado River

LOS ANGELES – California is taking advantage of extreme weather with a new approach: Let it settle back into the earth for use another day. As the latest batch of storms lashed the Golden State, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order this week to hasten projects that use rainwater to recharge aquifers, reversing decades of an emphasis on channeling it into drains and out to sea.

LA County finally following Arizona is ending COVID-19 emergency

LOS ANGELES – The LA County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to end its COVID-19 emergency declaration. The move comes almost a year to the day after Arizona did the same.

California banned fur sales. Will Arizona and other states follow?

LOS ANGELES – California bans the sales and manufacturing of fur, targeting a new market driven by a Gen Z consumer market that overwhelmingly prefers anti-fur products.

A new California law prohibits the sale and manufacture of fur in the Golden State. Here, PETA activists dressed as Grim Reapers hold a “Fur is Dead” rally along Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, in 2018. (File photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)

Beastie Boys are back as pop groups embrace pop-up museums

LOS ANGELES – A Beastie Boys pop up exhibit in Los Angeles is on trend with the growing ideology of pop-up exhibits.

The authentic boombox, a device used to play music throughout the 1980s and 1990s shown in the Beastie Boys photo, is displayed in front of the image. Photographed on Jan. 19, 2023. (Photo by Daniel Ogas/Cronkite News)