| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:12 PM
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.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:35 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:43 PM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:50 AM
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...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 8:45 PM
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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:55 PM
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...
| Mar 9, 2014
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:53 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:35 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:28 PM
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.