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  • Fallout of scandal for Sheriff Lee Baca is unclear

    Fallout of scandal for Sheriff Lee Baca is unclear
    Only hours after FBI agents swept up 18 deputies and supervisors in a jail abuse and corruption case, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was being lauded at a $1,500-a-head downtown campaign fundraiser co-hosted by a former governor and a former L.A....
  • L.A. Now Live: County supervisors react to sheriff's corruption probe

    L.A. Now Live: County supervisors react to sheriff's corruption probe
    Join Times staff writer Seema Mehta at 9 a.m. Thursday for an L.A. Now Live discussion about how Los Angeles County supervisors are reacting to this week's federal charges against 18 former and current Sheriff's Department officials. Those charges and...
  • Paul Tanaka calls on Baca to take responsibility in jail abuse

    Paul Tanaka calls on Baca to take responsibility in jail abuse
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. Paul Tanaka, the former undersheriff who is challenging his old boss Sheriff Lee Baca in next year’s election, made his first public statement Wednesday since news broke that...
  • Letters: Bad news for Sheriff Baca

    Letters: Bad news for Sheriff Baca
    Re "Scandal fallout for Baca unclear," Dec. 11 To answer the question of whether voters care about the seemingly endless misdeeds, misjudgments and incompetence by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department under Lee Baca's management, the answer is...
  • Cops probe history of mounted snow leopard stolen at mansion party

    Cops probe history of mounted snow leopard stolen at mansion party
    Sheriff's officials are looking into whether an expensive mounted snow leopard stolen during an unauthorized party at a La Habra Heights mansion had been legally acquired by the home's owner. Sixteen people were arrested Wednesday in connection with the...
  • 2 dozen indicted in takedown of Pasadena gang with Mexico drug ties

    2 dozen indicted in takedown of Pasadena gang with Mexico drug ties
    Authorities indicted two dozen members and associates of a Pasadena-based gang that was working with the Sinaloa cartel to sell methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin from Mexico. Dubbed Operation Rose Bud, the 18-month investigation targeted members of...
  • Mansion where teens held party was listed for $21 million in 2010

    Mansion where teens held party was listed for $21 million in 2010
    The 9,000-square-foot La Habra Heights mansion where an unauthorized party attended by more than 100 people was put on the market in 2010 for $21 million, reports show. Sixteen people were arrested Wednesday in connection with the party, during which...
  • Why the L.A. Community College District banned guns on campus

    Why the L.A. Community College District banned guns on campus
    Some months after the Sandy Hook murders, Scott J. Svonkin, elected in 2011 to the Los Angeles Community College board of trustees, heard that a couple of his own campuses were hosting gun safety classes. They had to go, he decided. His colleagues...
  • Sheriff Baca's not good, very strange week -- plus a snow leopard

    Sheriff Baca's not good, very strange week -- plus a snow leopard
    It was a little strange altogether — considering that the overriding issue this week in the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department was its abominable treatment of inmates in its jails — to note that Sheriff Lee Baca felt he needed to leave his...
  • Letters: How is Sheriff Baca doing? Depends.

    Re "In Baca's parallel universe," Column, Dec. 11 Recently, The Times has cast both Cardinal Roger M. Mahony and Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca in a negative light. Both have excellent records of inclusiveness of all ethnic groups in their...
  • Letters: What about the snow leopard?

    Re "Looting on a grand scale," Dec. 12 I find it strange and troubling that no one involved in the case of a La Habra Heights mansion that was looted by teenagers after a party seems concerned with the fact that the wealthy owners of the mansion had a...