| 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,...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 1:54 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.
| May 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The stated goal for the gritty, neo-noir drama "Water & Power" isn't simply to take a deep narrative dive into what one character in the new movie terms the "contrails of corruption" in modern Los Angeles.
According to its writer-director Richard...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are revisiting the department's policy governing when and how deputies can use physical force, in light of a court ruling last year that officers can be held liable even for actions that led up to a shooting.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles.
The rap mogul, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser and United Way, announced that the festival will take over downtown’s Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and...