| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:45 PM
In the first major debate of the campaign, four of the candidates vying to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors faced off Thursday in a debate that focused mostly on fundraising.
It was an opportunity for key contenders...
| Mar 23, 2014
There's no clearer sign that state environmental regulators have failed to protect public health than the warning issued this month to parents living in the shadow of the Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon: Don't let children play in the dirt in your...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Thanks to a big roster of small contributors and a sizable chunk from his own pocket, Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has jumped ahead of rival Sheila Kuehl in gathering campaign cash for the race to replace incumbent Zev...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Decrying the slow response of state agencies to the public health threat posed by a Vernon battery recycler and other polluting facilities, Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina on Wednesday called for the creation of a county “toxic threat...
| Mar 9, 2014
Monday is opening day, of sorts, in the 2014 election season.
In the races for governor and seven other statewide offices, for Congress and the Legislature, and for four key Los Angeles County offices, everything up until now has been a kind of...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:55 PM
The field of contenders became clearer Friday for Los Angeles County government's June election, the first in decades that will have no incumbent on the ballot, as a period for candidates to file papers closed.
Term limits are forcing out two county...
| Mar 11, 2014
Gloria Molina is right, at least in part. She and her colleagues on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors need to know what county employees are up to, because when those workers make serious mistakes, it's the board that has to pay for them —...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Los Angeles County officials have agreed on a process that will allow members of the County Board of Supervisors to see reports from internal Sheriff's Department investigations of deputy-involved shootings and other use-of-force cases.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:05 PM
A federal grand jury in Washington took testimony last year about then-U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis' role in a 2012 fundraiser for President Obama's reelection, according to a woman who said she appeared before the panel.
Whittier resident Rebecca...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 10:32 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to create a "strike team" that will target facilities that emit toxic pollutants — the first being the Exide Technologies battery recycling plant in Vernon.
The team of public health officials,...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:35 PM
I am going to try to tell you about the high drama and profiles in courage at Tuesday's L.A. County Board of Supervisors meeting, but I'm not even sure where to begin.
The issue was whether to build a new county jail to replace the dungeon called Men'...