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  • L.A. County supervisors name interim replacement for Sheriff Lee Baca

    L.A. County supervisors name interim replacement for Sheriff Lee Baca
    After two closed-door meetings Tuesday, Los Angeles County supervisors announced they have selected Orange County Undersheriff John Scott to take over for the resigning Lee Baca until voters select a new sheriff later this year. The vote was 4-0, with...
  • New L.A. County interim sheriff vows to continue department reforms

    The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the department.  Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott said, "I can...
  • 818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license

    818 Roundup: NBCUniversal plans layoffs; Burbank pharmacy loses license
    Welcome to the roundup, 818 readers. Today is Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. Here are some of the top headlines in the region: - NBCUniversal is laying off more than 160 employees from its Burbank facility, a direct result of the show’s pending...
  • Candidates for L.A. County offices begin filing campaign reports

    Los Angeles County election officials began receiving campaign finance reports Friday for candidates seeking two open county supervisors' seats and the county assessor and sheriff posts. Candidates were supposed to file contribution and spending reports...
  • Sheriff Lee Baca was consumed by crises

    Sheriff Lee Baca was consumed by crises
    For Sheriff Lee Baca, it was a legacy moment. He was on Capitol Hill, testifying before a congressional hearing on the radicalization of American Muslims. Conservative lawmakers were grilling him, pressing him to acknowledge that the Muslim groups he...
  • A sheriff, not a 'place-holder,' to speed reforms

     A sheriff, not a 'place-holder,' to speed reforms
    Good for incoming Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott for making it clear that he has no intention of being a "place-holder" pending the election of a new sheriff. There are 10 months from now to early December, when the next sheriff will take the...
  • Deputies attacked chained inmate, new federal charges allege

    Deputies attacked chained inmate, new federal charges allege
    Federal authorities on Friday indicted two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies who allegedly beat a chained jail inmate, then falsely accused him of attacking them. Deputies Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez were indicted on charges in connection with...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss outgoing Sheriff Lee Baca's legacy

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss outgoing Sheriff Lee Baca's legacy
    Join Times staff writers Jack Leonard and Robert Faturechi at 9 a.m. Thursday for an online discussion about the legacy of outgoing Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. As Baca makes way for his successor, even his supporters see contradictions in his...
  • L.A. Times editor reflects on year in journalism

    A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj: As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it. We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
  • Sheriff's aide enters race to replace Lee Baca

    Sheriff's aide enters race to replace Lee Baca
    Another candidate is entering the race to replace Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. Jim Hellmold, a 25-year department veteran who rose from Baca’s driver to assistant sheriff, told The Times that he would be making a formal announcement soon....
  • The frozen East can't compete with a front-row seat at the show in L.A.

    As fond as I am of taking the occasional vacation, I've decided they just aren't worth it. Take my latest jaunt to the East Coast to spend time with family. As a news junkie, I can't help but check on things here at home while I'm away. So there I was,...