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  • Volunteers set out to count affluent Brentwood's homeless

    Volunteers set out to count affluent Brentwood's homeless
    The party was in full swing at the gleaming Cabo Cantina bar in Brentwood when Arya Hadidi spotted a woman pulling a laundry cart stuffed with cardboard and blankets across the street. "There you go, we got one," said the 17-year-old student. "Mark it...
  • Prop. 47 brings a shift to longer time spent behind bars

    Prop. 47 brings a shift to longer time spent behind bars
    For decades, Los Angeles County jail inmates divided their sentences by five, 10 or 20 to calculate the time they would actually spend behind bars. Because of overcrowding, they left after completing as little as 5% of their sentences. Now, as...
  • Longtime L.A. political figure Roz Wyman named to county arts panel

    Longtime L.A. political figure Roz Wyman named to county arts panel
    She won a seat on the Los Angeles City Council when she was just 22, back in 1953. And a few years later she helped bring the then-Brooklyn Dodgers to their current home at Chavez Ravine. On Tuesday, Roz Wyman, a longtime prominent fixture in Democratic...
  • Consumer advocate focuses his energies on revamping Prop. 13

    Lenny Goldberg has been trying to revamp Proposition 13 for nearly 40 years. And for nearly 40 years, California's landmark property-tax law has remained unchanged. Goldberg's self-described success rate: "pretty miserable." But he says that with a...
  • L.A. County supervisors ready to tackle child-protection problems

     L.A. County supervisors ready to tackle child-protection problems
    A new majority on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors say they want to place child welfare back at the center of their agenda this year, including reconsidering a series of reforms that their predecessors refused to authorize last year. The...
  • Los Angeles County weighs merger of health agencies

    Los Angeles County weighs merger of health agencies
    Amid a change in top leadership at Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors is considering a major overhaul of the way the county provides health services to its 10 million residents. Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich wants to merge the county's...
  • New L.A. County supervisors poised to back sheriff's oversight panel

    In a significant shift in policy, a majority on the newly configured Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors now supports creation of a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Backers have long argued that...
  • County supervisors vote to create sheriff's civilian oversight panel

    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to set up a civilian oversight commission to oversee the Sheriff’s Department, marking a major milestone for the troubled law enforcement agency. Advocates of the move have long called for such a...
  • Approve a citizens oversight commission for Sheriff's Department

    Approve a citizens oversight commission for Sheriff's Department
    New leaders bring fresh perspectives, so there is reason to believe that Los Angeles County government will be reinvigorated by the four officials who took office earlier this month. But sometimes it's not enough to change faces and ideas; the structure...
  • L.A. County plans to shame 'johns' who solicit prostitutes

    L.A. County plans to shame 'johns' who solicit prostitutes
    Los Angeles County officials plan to launch a "john-shaming" campaign to publicize the names and faces of people who solicit sex from prostitutes as part of a campaign against child sex trafficking. The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight
    Faced with a series of scandals that have roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a civilian oversight system to provide greater accountability for the agency. The action is the latest in...