| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:22 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to help eligible immigrants apply for President Obama's contested deferred action program, even as the fate of the president’s signature immigration initiative remains unclear.
On a 4-1...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 7:13 PM
There is only one woman on the 15-member Los Angeles City Council.
Statewide, women have been losing ground at other elected levels.
But the emerging field of potential candidates for next year's Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors election raises...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:08 PM
Two Los Angeles County supervisors have revived a debate over how the county's top layer of management should be structured, a move that could have repercussions for the selection of a new chief executive for the nation's largest local government....
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors voted 4 to 0 Tuesday to require that cat owners in unincorporated communities spay and neuter their pets in hopes of reducing the number of unwanted cats that end up in county shelters and are eventually euthanized.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:50 PM
Los Angeles County officials cut back Tuesday on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal government's overhaul of healthcare.
The move to cut $4 million from the...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 3:24 PM
Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday cut back on contracts to provide medical care to AIDS and HIV patients, citing increased numbers of people now insured under the federal healthcare overhaul.
The move to cut $4 million from the contracts, paid for...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:20 PM
Far fewer Los Angeles County children died because adults had neglected or abused them in 2014, leaving elected officials and experts encouraged — and pondering why.
The number killed dropped from 61 in 2013 to 32 last year as county officials...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:27 PM
Los Angeles County officials say the spread of measles appears to be slowing, but they're concerned about low vaccination rates in some parts of the county.
Interim county health officer Dr. Jeffrey Gunzenhauser said there have been 21 confirmed...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 6:59 PM
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...