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  • Candidates for L.A. County sheriff sharpen attacks at second debate

    The candidates for Los Angeles County sheriff sharpened their attacks Wednesday night, accusing each other of mismanagement and opportunism in front of a Van Nuys audience gathered for their second debate. Unlike the debate last month, this time the...
  • Candidate filing closes in L.A. County sheriff and assessor's races

    Candidate filing closes in L.A. County sheriff and assessor's races
    The period for candidates to file their paperwork to run for the open Los Angeles County sheriff and assessor's seats has closed, with crowded fields in both races. Twelve candidates had filed by Wednesday's deadline to run for the assessor's post being...
  • Feds tried to enlist deputy to record Baca, attorney says

    Feds tried to enlist deputy to record Baca, attorney says
    Federal authorities tried to get the son of a high-ranking Los Angeles County Sheriff’s official to wear a wire in order to secretly record conversations with his father and then-Sheriff Lee Baca, according to the son’s attorneys. This is...
  • FBI agents tried to secretly record Lee Baca, attorneys say

    FBI agents tried to secretly record Lee Baca, attorneys say
    Federal authorities tried to get the son of a high-ranking Los Angeles County sheriff's official to secretly record conversations with his father and then-Sheriff Lee Baca, according to the son's attorneys. This is the first indication that FBI agents...
  • The 'interim' L.A. County sheriff? No, John Scott is the sheriff.

    The 'interim' L.A. County sheriff? No, John Scott is the sheriff.
    The Board of Supervisors could have picked an insider to succeed Lee Baca and serve as Los Angeles County sheriff for the next 10 months. A top deputy would have given the Sheriff’s Department someone already acquainted with the policies and pecking...
  • O.C. Undersheriff John Scott to be Baca's interim replacement

    O.C. Undersheriff John Scott to be Baca's interim replacement
    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 beleaguered department. Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott...
  • 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...
  • 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...