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  • Rainbow flag removed from atop West Hollywood City Hall

    Rainbow flag removed from atop West Hollywood City Hall
    The rainbow flag atop West Hollywood City Hall has been removed. After months of public debate over the flag -- which was raised above City Hall in June -- city officials last week removed the flag symbolizing gay pride. About 40% of West Hollywood&...
  • McDonnell gets big-name backers in bid to replace Sheriff Baca

    Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell entered the race to become Los Angeles County's sheriff on Monday, boasting a number of heavyweight endorsements including the county’s current and former district attorneys. McDonnell, who served as second in...
  • Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell enters sheriff's race

     Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell enters sheriff's race
    Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell entered the race to become Los Angeles County sheriff on Monday, boasting a number of heavyweight endorsements, including the county's current and former district attorneys. McDonnell, who served as second in...
  • Panel headed by Senate leader appoints his friend to six-figure post

    SACRAMENTO -- A panel chaired by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) has quietly appointed a longtime friend and former campaign manager of his to a position on the state Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, which meets once a month...
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • Was encounter with Billy Joel a gift to Sharief, Kiar and LaMarca? County says no

    Was encounter with Billy Joel a gift to Sharief, Kiar and LaMarca? County says no
    Three members of the Broward County Commission got to meet Billy Joel personally, but county attorneys say the encounter with the music giant was not an impermissible gift from the Florida Panthers that would have violated the county Code of Ethics. The...
  • Union ads seek to publicize L.A. workers making less than $15 an hour

    Union ads seek to publicize L.A. workers making less than $15 an hour
    Promoting its campaign to bring higher wages to Los Angeles workers, a labor group released a study Tuesday that says 810,864 Angelenos live with "poverty" wages of less than $15 an hour. Maria Elena Durazo, chief of the county Los Angeles County...
  • Letter: City should focus on library's overall operations

    Re “New year will follow some familiar stories...Museum, library changes” (Jan. 2): If a pending Carrell Associates survey is similar to the survey submitted to the City Council by the Rose Institute in late December, it will ask very...
  • Arundel council poised to tackle retiree health benefit bill

    Arundel council poised to tackle retiree health benefit bill
    Anne Arundel County is poised to drastically change the health benefits it offers county workers when they retire, a move designed to keep the government on sound financial footing. After months of debate, the County Council plans to vote Monday on a...
  • Back from Indonesia, Emanuel talks weather response

    Back from Indonesia, Emanuel talks weather response
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel stepped off the plane Monday morning from a family vacation in Indonesia into a city blanketed in a winter freeze and quickly addressed the optics of his absence from Chicago in the run-up to some of the nastiest weather the area has...
  • State fines ex-Maywood water company head in money-laundering case

    The former head of a small water company in Maywood was fined $4,500 by the state's Fair Political Practices Commission on Monday for campaign money laundering involving a cash-for-check exchange that benefited a southeast Los Angeles County political...