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Richard Riordan

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  • Mahony to be questioned about abuse before voting on new pope

     
    Before Cardinal Roger M. Mahony boards a plane for Rome to help elect the next pope, he will be questioned under oath about his handling of clergy sex abuse cases. A judge cleared the way Friday for a Feb. 23......
  • Wrongful death suit by parents of two slain USC students dismissed

     
    A Los Angeles judge Friday dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed against USC last May by the parents of two graduate students who were slain off-campus. Ming Qu and Ying Wu, both 23-year-old electronic engineering students from China, were fatally........
  • Deasy orders test scores to count for 30% of teachers' evaluations

     
    L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy announced Friday that 30% of a teacher’s evaluation will be based on student standardized test scores, setting off another round of contention in the nation’s second-largest school system just weeks before a...
  • L.A. Votes: Hollywood, Texas billionaire weigh in on mayor's race

     
    Los Angeles' election day is rapidly approaching. That's clear from the candidates' frenzied schedules, the money pouring into increasingly ubiquitous television campaign ads and the glossy pitches and hit pieces piling into mailboxes....
  • Huntington Beach officer gets probation for fixing traffic ticket

     
    A Huntington Beach police officer was placed on probation Friday after his conviction for conspiring to dismiss a traffic ticket for a woman who promised “a bunch of alcohol” in exchange for his help. Erik Michael Krause, 44, a 22-year......
  • Voters weigh in on city's finances, Proposition A tax increase

     
    Voters who made their way to the polls Tuesday had strong feelings about the city’s financial situation....
  • Riordan campaigns for James at Farmers Market

     
    L.A. mayoral candidate Kevin James got a last-minute boost from Richard Riordan Monday when the former mayor joined him at the Original Farmer's Market on Fairfax to talk to news cameras and shake hands with the lunchtime crowd....
  • L.A. mayor's race comes down to the wire

     
    Voters continued to trickle to the polls across Los Angeles on Tuesday evening to select a new mayor and other officials. The city's financial crisis has been a central issue in the various campaigns, including Proposition A, a proposed tax......
  • L.A. Votes: Election Day! Candidates barnstorm, new controversies emerge

     
    Tuesday is election day in Los Angeles, and voters will weigh in on who should be the city’s next mayor and decide on a measure that would boost the city’s sales tax. Also on the ballot are contests for city......
  • Election day: Short lines, empty voter booths are the norm so far

     
    Although Tuesday’s election will result in one of Los Angeles’ most extensive leadership changes -- with residents selecting a mayor, city attorney, city controller, and eight City Council members -- attendance at polling places appeared...
  • Garcetti picks up supporters in key demographics

     
    Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti picked up support from a prominent Republican leader and an influential African American Democratic club on Wednesday. The endorsements from Playa Vista developer Steve Soboroff and the New Frontier Democratic...