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  • New pediatric trauma center to serve Valley children

     
    A new pediatric trauma center is scheduled to open Monday in Northridge, offering more rapid treatment to children with life-threatening injuries, and increasing their chances of survival. The new center at the Northridge Hospital Medical Center in the...
  • L.A. council won't exempt itself from Arizona boycott

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Ed Reyes on Tuesday abandoned a push to exempt his colleagues from a boycott of Arizona, saying he did not want the city to be viewed as “wishy washy” on immigration and civil rights. Reyes called on the council...
  • Endorsements mount in two heated Assembly races

     
    State Sen. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) has endorsed attorney Andrew Lachman, one of four candidates for an open, newly drawn San Fernando Valley-based state Assembly seat. Lachman also announced some additional backing, including three labor...
  • L.A. might mandate spaying

    L.A. might mandate spaying
    The first phone call came a couple of years ago. A man was on the line, recalled Ellen Lavinthal, president of the rescue group Animal Alliance, and he said, "I have a litter of kittens. I need to get rid of them." She picked up the kittens and dropped...
  • Revisiting 'toilet to tap'

    Los Angeles' water supplies are getting lower. The once-desolate Owens River Valley burst into flower this year because the Department of Water and Power brought less water to the city. Other states are increasing the amount of water they are able to...
  • Go ahead, throw away your vote!

    You have a week to gear up. Next Monday, March 5, get to bed on time. Get a good night's sleep. Wake up early in the morning, do some jumping jacks, eat a good breakfast, put on comfortable shoes. Then get right to it. Grab your sample ballot, go to the...
  • Alarcon Avenue

    No wonder Richard Alarcon enjoys running for public offices (state senator, assemblyman, city councilman, mayor, etc.): The private sector just doesn't offer as many opportunities to boost the property values of a guy's fiancee. Of all the secondary...
  • LA takes baby steps to keep Hollywood at home

     
    Is Los Angeles finally trying to become a film friendly city? Don't hold your breath. But the city council this morning unanimously approved a series of modest recommendations aimed at slowing the disturbing migration rate of TV and film production......
  • L.A. City Council to consider creating a city film commission to market Los Angeles

     
    The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday will consider creating the Los Angeles Film Commission to market the city to the film industry and help stem runaway production. Councilman Richard Alarcon proposed the idea, saying L.A. needs a more aggressive........
  • D.A. searches two homes in investigation of L.A. councilman's district residency [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles County district attorney has opened an investigation to determine whether Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon illegally claimed a Panorama City house as his residence, officials said today. Investigators with the D.A.'s Public...
  • L.A. councilman says 'squatter' moved into house, cut clothes, burned books in fireplace

     
    L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon, under investigation over questions about his residency, said today that he has not been living in a house in his district for nearly three months because of safety concerns prompted by a burglary at that......