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  • Raunchy, racist jokes at sheriff's gathering spark outrage

    Raunchy, racist jokes at sheriff's gathering spark outrage
    A gathering Wednesday attended by several hundred sheriff's deputies and staff members from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department went badly awry when a comedian unleashed a stand-up routine filled with racist and sexually explicit humor, people...
  • Sheriff's spokesman promises no more racist jokes at annual event

    Sheriff's spokesman promises no more racist jokes at annual event
    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are trying to figure out how a comedian who unleashed a string of racist and raunchy jokes was hired to entertain at a law enforcement event Wednesday. "It's a lesson learned," said sheriff's spokesman Steve...
  • Sheriff investigates Hollywood exec who may have impeded Dorner manhunt

    Sheriff investigates Hollywood exec who may have impeded Dorner manhunt
    A Hollywood studio head is under criminal investigation for possibly impeding the manhunt for rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner by landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the search, law enforcement...
  • The Whitmore family will never grow out of this stage

    The Whitmore family will never grow out of this stage
    Prolific character actor James Whitmore appeared in countless films ("The Asphalt Jungle," "The Shawshank Redemption") and TV series ("The Twilight Zone") in his six -decade career, earning Oscar nominations for 1949's "Battleground" and 1975's "Give...
  • 'Feels like home,' new Crescenta Valley Sheriff's commander says

    'Feels like home,' new Crescenta Valley Sheriff's commander says
    Capt. Bill Song, the new commander of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, has returned to his roots. Song grew up in the area, attending Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High School. Since then, he's moved to Claremont and has built a 22-...
  • Sheriff Lee Baca gets another challenger for 2014 race

    Sheriff Lee Baca gets another challenger for 2014 race
    Another challenger has joined the race to unseat Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. Patrick Gomez – a newly retired sheriff’s lieutenant who has twice run for sheriff unsuccessfully – announced his candidacy this week. The three-...
  • Baca criticized for endorsing health company that gave to his campaign

    Baca criticized for endorsing health company that gave to his campaign
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is being criticized for pitching a dietary supplement for a company that contributed to his campaign. Videos posted online showed Baca boosting health products from a company called YOR Health. That same company...
  • Baca's bad choice

    Baca's bad choice
    Sheriff Lee Baca, his spokesman says, wouldn't have been so enthusiastic about the nutritional supplements he was pitching if he'd known the promotional video would be seen by the public. That backward mea culpa is just as poorly thought out as the Los...
  • Board of Supervisors to be put on probation, city attorney to be enjoined

    Board of Supervisors to be put on probation, city attorney to be enjoined
    If Los Angeles County government were a criminal offender, The Times wrote Tuesday in an editorial, corrections officials would say it is in need of a short and swift punishment to get its attention, refocus on reality and consider its options for change....
  • Around Town: A chance to say 'thanks' to our veterans

    This year's annual Veterans Day celebration has moved to a new location. The ceremony will be held in front of Pasadena City Hall, at Centennial Plaza, on Monday, Nov. 11, from 10 to 11:11 a.m. My husband Len and I are on the committee, along with Navy...
  • Signing Trust Act is another illegal-immigration milestone for Brown

    Signing Trust Act is another illegal-immigration milestone for Brown
    SACRAMENTO — On a day when immigrant-rights activists nationwide rallied for action from Washington, Gov. Jerry Brown put California at the vanguard of change, signing sweeping laws aimed at speeding the assimilation of those in the country...