| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many aspects of the Nov. 4 election have an old and familiar ring for the generation of Californians who went to the polls 40 years ago. Jerry Brown first ran for governor in 1974 and is running again, this time for a fourth term. Henry Waxman first ran...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:38 AM
Propelled by strong backing from labor, former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl appeared Wednesday to have won a pivotal race for an open seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, defeating former Santa Monica City Council member Bobby Shriver....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities designed to target potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes.
The board voted 3-0 to...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors are nearing a decision on whether to extend a controversial program with federal immigration authorities that targets potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes.
The program, known as 287(...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Several philanthropic groups have formed an emergency relief fund to assist Los Angeles nonprofits overwhelmed by an influx of immigrant children and their parents.
On Thursday, a coalition of groups announced a pledge drive to raise money for the fund....
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:56 AM
It's not official but certainly feels true: California will have more elections this year than rainy days. The current downpour lasts from the first week in October, when vote-by-mail ballots for the statewide general election become available, through...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
One of the many thorns thrust into the sides of law students is the requirement that they learn the Rule Against Perpetuities, a complicated, ancient but still sensible legal formula that is meant to restrict a person's continuing ability, after death, to...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Few other places in Downtown Los Angeles have the vantage point of Grand Park: Stretching from the Music Center to the obelisk-capped City Hall, the park is a symbol of what many hope will be the revival of Downtown and, at last, give the region a sense...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a proposal that would allow them to break an impasse between management and labor over the makeup of a commission that rules on disputes involving county workers.
A three-member commission...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina said Friday that she will run against City Councilman Jose Huizar in next year's election, dramatically rearranging a contest that looked like an easy one for the incumbent.
After serving more than two decades...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:40 PM
In a decision at odds with agency policy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials agreed Thursday to rename two rail stations in honor of sitting board members who will be leaving office later this year.
The terminus of the Red Line subway will...