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  • Walt Disney birth home in Chicago may become museum

    Walt Disney birth home in Chicago may become museum
    The home on Chicago's Northwest Side where Walt Disney was born in 1901 has been sold to a California couple who aim to make it a historical site, museum and community resource. Situated in the working-class and now mostly Hispanic neighborhood of...
  • Orange Democrats renew partisan election push

    Orange Democrats renew partisan election push
    A Democratic-leaning political action committee has renewed an abandoned push to bring partisan elections to Orange County's mayoral and commission races. The PAC, Citizens for Informed Elections, submitted paperwork last week to collect petitions to...
  • Sheriff Baca plans to retire at end of January

    Sheriff Baca plans to retire at end of January
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca announced Tuesday that he would not seek a fifth term in office and would instead retire at the end of the month. Baca — who spent 48 years with the department including 15 as sheriff — was at times...
  • Baca's gone but the problems remain

    After months of deepening federal investigations, damning news exposes and a scathing county commission report that decried his "failure of leadership," Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca finally took the hint Tuesday and announced that he would step...
  • L.A. needs a better way to pick and keep tabs on its sheriff

    L.A. needs a better way to pick and keep tabs on its sheriff
    Sheriff Lee Baca followed up his Monday endorsement of a plan to subject his office to an oversight commission with a Tuesday announcement that he would resign. Tougher scrutiny of the sheriff makes sense, he seemed to be saying -- just not for me....
  • Gansler, Ivey urge Brown, Ulman to observe ban

    Attorney General Douglas F, Gansler's campaign released an open letter to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Tuesday urging them to observe a ban on fund-raising during the 90-day legislative session that starts Wednesday -- even...
  • John Kass: Mayoral tan? Bali Hai Mayor Rahmfather

    Nice tan, Mr. Mayor! You came back from steamy and tropical Indonesia to a city frozen in ice and snow, where the side streets and alleys hadn't been plowed and where schoolkids were almost sent into the worst of the cold. But Rahm Emanuel wasn't...
  • Hansen: Hot sauce added to top 2014 Laguna stories

    Everyone loves Top 10 lists this time of year. Even better is a Top 10 list with hot sauce.
  • Lifelong Burbank resident, news editor and active community member dies

    Lifelong Burbank resident, news editor and active community member dies
    News editor, educator and lifelong Burbank resident Stan Lynch passed away of natural causes on Jan. 3. He was 69. Lynch was born on Nov. 23, 1944, in Burbank and lived in the city all his life. He graduated from John Burroughs High School in 1963...
  • Kingsley Guy: Dynamic Fort Lauderdale set to take off

    Fort Lauderdale is on the move again, and within a decade will be recognized as one of the most dynamic and magnetic mid-sized cities in the United States. That's my prediction, speaking as a resident who has lived here since 1976 and has seen Fort...
  • Schools to hold election to fill LaMotte seat

    Schools to hold election to fill LaMotte seat
    After listening to hours of public testimony Tuesday evening, the Los Angeles Board of Education voted to call a special election to fill the seat of Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died last month. The vote followed a spirited debate both within the...