| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Los Angeles politicians gathered with veterans and military personnel Tuesday for a ceremony marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the opening of a new portion of downtown's Grand Park....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Pressure is growing to enhance oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in the wake of the jail abuse scandal as critics say the civilian watchdog system is falling short....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:14 PM
Reacting to a scathing report of sheriff's deputy brutality in the Los Angeles County jails, county supervisors Tuesday embraced dozens of reforms to curb inmate abuse and said they would be responsible for ensuring that Sheriff Lee Baca carries them out....
| Oct 28, 2012
As public eyesores go, the 2-acre disaster across the street from L.A. City Hall is a marvel.
About 20 dust-crusted feral cats keep watch over a dilapidated bunker that appears to have been the target of an aerial bombing. From street level, tourists and...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 1:44 PM
One of the proudest achievements touted by Los Angeles County supervisors is that thrifty decisions have helped the bureaucracy avoid layoffs and major cuts in service. But some say the frugality hasn't extended to the board members' own perks.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 4:02 PM
When Councilman Ara Najarian last week roundly dissed the aesthetic of the large signs associated with fast food joints and strip malls as being so East L.A., East L.A. wasn't amused.
A group of East Los Angeles community leaders and students today...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:45 PM
A week after Councilman Ara Najarian said the large pole signs of fast-food chains and strip malls weren't aesthetically compatible with Glendale, he found himself apologizing Tuesday to a crowd of people from the place he said they were ubiquitous:...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:21 PM
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Los Angeles just got a little greener.
Politicians joined billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad Thursday for the opening ceremony for downtown's new Grand Park.
The event included dance performances, live music, a reading...
| Aug 4, 2012
Every pew at St. Hilary Church of Perpetual Adoration in Pico Rivera was filled Friday morning for the funeral of actress-activist Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros, who died July 26 at 69.
Inside the white brick walls, where Ontiveros attended Mass for more...
| Sep 17, 2012
Facing severe criticism of his leadership, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca finds himself confronting his toughest political test since he took the helm of the nation's largest sheriff's department nearly 14 years ago.
A damning presentation by...
| Sep 24, 2012
Revelations of brutality by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and cover-ups inside the jails have exposed significant shortcomings in the department's civilian watchdog system, which was created to prevent such misconduct.
The watchdogs have come...