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  • Civilian oversight of L.A. County Sheriff's Department is floated

    Civilian oversight of L.A. County Sheriff's Department is floated
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to ask the newly appointed inspector general of the Sheriff's Department to work with interim Sheriff John L. Scott to study setting up a civilian commission that would oversee the department. The officials...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss civilian oversight of sheriff's department

    Join Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Abby Sewell for a discussion at 1 p.m. Wednesday on civilian oversight of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. L.A. County Supervisors on Tuesday voted for the newly appointed inspector general to...
  • At closed event, sheriff's candidates debate department's future

    At a closed-door debate in front of rank-and-file deputies, the candidates for Los Angeles County Sheriff acknowledged that the department must be reformed, but blamed management for the problems plaguing the agency. In a recording of the members-only...
  • L.A. County assessor race shapes up without Noguez

    L.A. County assessor race shapes up without Noguez
    A dozen candidates are in the running to be Los Angeles County's next assessor, but not incumbent Assessor John Noguez, who is battling public corruption charges. Noguez still holds the title of assessor and continues to collect his $200,000 annual...
  • Deputies in obstruction case say they were following orders

    Deputies in obstruction case say they were following orders
    Former Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide authorized the controversial handling of a Los Angeles County jail inmate secretly working as a federal informant, according to a court filing by three of the deputies facing federal charges in connection with...
  • Claims allege Baca, Tanaka authorized handling of FBI informant

    Claims allege Baca, Tanaka authorized handling of FBI informant
    Former Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide authorized the controversial handling of a Los Angeles County jail inmate who was found to be secretly working as a federal informant, according to a court filing by three of the deputies facing federal charges...
  • Filing period closes in L.A. County races

    Filing period closes in L.A. County races
    The field of contenders became clearer Friday for Los Angeles County government's June election, the first in decades that will have no incumbent on the ballot, as a period for candidates to file papers closed. Term limits are forcing out two county...
  • Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California

     Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California
    Monday is opening day, of sorts, in the 2014 election season. In the races for governor and seven other statewide offices, for Congress and the Legislature, and for four key Los Angeles County offices, everything up until now has been a kind of...
  • WATCH LIVE: Sheriff Lee Baca expected to announce retirement

    WATCH LIVE: Sheriff Lee Baca expected to announce retirement
    L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca is expected to announce his retirement at a 10 a.m. news conference outside department headquarters. Baca, 71, told top officials in county government late Monday that he believes stepping down would help the department...
  • 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. Now Live: Discuss Sheriff Lee Baca's retirement announcement

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss Sheriff Lee Baca's retirement announcement
    Join Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Jack Leonard at 9 a.m. Wednesday for an L.A. Now Live discussion on L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca's announcement that he will not seek a fifth term and instead will retire at the end of the month. Baca, 71,...