| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's surprise retirement announcement Tuesday upended the election campaign to lead the nation's largest sheriff's department and added new complexities to reform efforts after a series of scandals and an ongoing federal...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver has filed papers that allow him to begin raising money to run for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, according to the county clerk’s office.
The nephew of late President John F. Kennedy has not...
| Jan 11, 2014
Re "Sheriff's race thrown open," Jan. 8
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's shocking retirement announcement saddened me. While I have criticized his leadership, clearly from his tone, it was difficult for him to leave in this manner. I could feel his...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Los Angeles city building inspectors launched an investigation Thursday into whether county Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas has an illegally converted garage at his Leimert Park home, where government employees recently performed thousands of dollars...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The law enforcement leader many expected would replace Sheriff Lee Baca when he steps down next week does not have the required credentials, complicating the job of Los Angeles County supervisors who must pick an interim sheriff.
| Nov 17, 2013
How can anyone go wrong criticizing Los Angeles County government? It's big, bulky and slow. Many of its data systems are locked in an outmoded paper-and-pushcart world, gumming up communication among offices and denying competent service to a large chunk...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Frank Gehry and Related Cos. have kissed and made up. Now we'll see if city and county officials bless the reconciliation.
After soliciting plans from other architects in recent months, Related has put Gehry back in charge of the design team for a $650-...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas called for the county to take a greater oversight role over the Sheriff’s Department in the wake of Monday’s indictment of 18 former and current deputies on charges of abusing inmates and jail...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 7:23 PM
The push to transform downtown's Grand Avenue into a Champs-Elysees for Los Angeles has faced years of delays and obstacles. The ambitious plan to create a tony cultural destination around the landmark Walt Disney Concert Hall has already been scaled back...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The chaos surrounding the Grand Avenue redevelopment may turn out to be a good thing — at least for Frank Gehry and quite possibly for the project as a whole.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina and the Grand Avenue Authority surprised...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:13 AM
Ending several days of turmoil over the Grand Avenue redevelopment project, the joint city-county committee overseeing it voted Monday to extend its agreement with New York developer Related Cos. through Jan. 20.
The decision by the Grand Avenue...