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  • Greuel makes play for African American voters in L.A. mayor's race

     
    Los Angeles mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel made a play for African American voters Saturday, rolling out a list of endorsements from black leaders and invoking the memory of Mayor Tom Bradley at the opening of her campaign office on Crenshaw Boulevard....
  • Immigration: Should California suspend participation in Secure Communities?

     
    Opposition to the federal government's controversial Secure Communities immigration program appears to be growing, at least among some elected officials. A group of seven congressional members are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to suspend participation in the...
  • Officials call for California to withdraw from controversial illegal immigration enforcement program

     
    Seven Democratic members of California’s Congressional Delegation called on Gov. Jerry Brown Friday to suspend California’s participation in the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program. In recent weeks, governors in Illinois, New...
  • Assemblyman Hall interested in proposed new congressional district in Compton

     
    State Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton) announced Friday that he intends to run for a new congressional district outlined in the first draft of new district maps released by the California Citizens Redistricting Committee. As drawn, the new district...
  • Protesters upset over changes at 2 South L.A. middle schools

     
    About 75 demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon to protest the removal of a Los Angeles middle school principal and the conversion of another South L.A. campus to a charter school. Protesters were upset about the recent departure of Veronique Wills...
  • Rivals take new shots at Greuel over L.A. ticket-fixing service

     
    L.A. City Controller and mayoral candidate Wendy Greuel took new fire for her handling of a special service at City Hall that dismissed parking tickets for special applicants....
  • Letters to the editor

    And the homeless? Re “Connecting the spots,” March 12, and “L.A. hopes its park will be as grand as Chicago’s,” March 14 The Times' two long articles on the new Civic Center Park downtown did a great job of discussing...
  • My mother and sister, prisoners of China's Communist Party

    My mother and sister, prisoners of China's Communist Party
    China's leaders meant for the celebrations on Oct. 1 to remind the world of their country's growing power and importance. But the 60th anniversary of the communist revolution, which Nina Hachigian wrote about in her Sept. 30 Times Op-Ed article, should...
  • Utopia is a hard sell in Jordan Downs

    Utopia is a hard sell in Jordan Downs
    Ronald Perkins and his neighbors were nearly outnumbered by the consultants and architects who showed up at the Jordan Downs community center. For three hours, they listened as a procession of planners depicted their home as an "island of poverty," and...
  • Villaraigosa meets with Jordan Downs community group

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa answered questions from the Jordan Downs Community Advisory Committee on Wednesday about the proposed $1-billion redevelopment of the housing project in Watts. "I just want to say how important it is for me to hear from you,...
  • For Gertrude Baines, reaching 115 isn't old hat

    For Gertrude Baines, reaching 115 isn't old hat
    Through it all, she smiled. Gertrude Baines, who holds the record as the world's oldest living person, celebrated her 115th birthday Monday, as a crowd of well-wishers that included President Obama and the Dodgers sent their regards. Plaques,...