| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday said Sheriff Lee Baca’s suspension of deputy overtime has dramatically reduced patrol operations and jeopardized public safety. In a contentious meeting of the Board of Supervisors, Baca was attacked for...
| Jan 9, 2013
The shutdown of a 102-year-old California manufacturing company points to a major flaw in California's industrial development policy:
We don't have one.
The company is Pneumatic Scale Angelus, which turned out top-of-the-line machines for sealing lids...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday deferred a vote on placing a storm water cleanup tax on the ballot amid strong opposition from a range of stakeholders, including local school districts, which have historically been exempt from such fees.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) made it official Thursday. She will be a candidate for the seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Kuehl, who served as chair of the Senate...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Sal Castro, a veteran Los Angeles Unified School District teacher who played a central role in the 1968 "blowouts," when more than 1,000 students in predominantly Latino high schools walked out of their classrooms to protest inequalities in education,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:44 PM
A top Los Angeles County lawman wants judges to issue more “split sentences” so state felons being held in local jails under prison realignment must also serve a period of probation.
Without that, Chief of Probation Jerry Powers told...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to cancel its decades-long relationship with a foster care contractor with a history of misspending and substantiated child abuse committed by the foster parents it recruited and...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win passage of a measure to sever ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance.
Under the supervisors'...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Gloria Molina and Michael D. Antonovich will make another attempt to cut a troubled foster care contractor with a history of misused money and child abuse.
Under the supervisors' proposal, the county board has once again...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:37 AM
It took Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies a minute longer to respond to emergency calls from unincorporated parts of the county than from cities that contract with the department for police services, according to a county audit.
The finding comes...
| May 21, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win majority support for their push to sever all ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance.