| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:28 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed to increase taxpayer outlays for a top local art official's compensation package, despite criticism that the move was "pension spiking."
In a 3-2 vote, board members Tuesday increased the county's...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 11:14 PM
A day after L.A. County Board of Supervisors candidate John Duran finished third in the June 3 primary, first-place finisher Sheila Kuehl sent him a dozen white roses. A few days later, Bobby Shriver, who finished second, took him out for drinks.
| Jun 22, 2014
| 7:57 PM
Family and friends of the 600-some graduating Bell Gardens High School seniors poured into the bleachers at East Los Angeles College on Thursday night.
They carried — against the directives of school officials — balloons, signs spelling...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Turnout remained low at Los Angeles County polls throughout the day Tuesday, as voters cast ballots for dozens of local, state and national candidates, including a new sheriff and two open seats on the powerful county Board of Supervisors.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:44 PM
In the race for a Westside seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl continued to hold an early lead over Santa Monica attorney Bobby Shriver, as election officials counted another round of votes in Tuesday'...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:25 AM
Los Angeles County voters took the first step toward a landmark changing of the guard on the powerful Board of Supervisors, giving a lopsided lead to a favored candidate in one race and winnowing the field in what is expected to be a costly and hard-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Only about 13% of registered voters in Los Angeles County showed up to the polls Tuesday, living up — or down — to officials’ expectations and offered few, if any, surprises in the primaries.
Despite an election with potential for...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Last week's elections provided plenty for political wonks to chew on. Incumbent statewide officeholders, all of them Democrats, cruised to significant victories, and though they face nominal runoffs in November (the result of the new, top-two primary...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to ask the newly appointed inspector general of the Sheriff's Department to work with interim Sheriff John L. Scott to study setting up a civilian commission that would oversee the department.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:43 PM
A dozen candidates are in the running to be Los Angeles County's next assessor, but not incumbent Assessor John Noguez, who is battling public corruption charges.
Noguez still holds the title of assessor and continues to collect his $200,000 annual...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:10 AM
Is the crisis at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over? Or, to put it another way, has the opportunity to reform the department passed?
Sheriff Lee Baca left office at the end of January, the Board of Supervisors appointed John Scott to...