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Sheila Kuehl

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • New L.A. County supervisors poised to back sheriff's oversight panel

    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

    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...
  • Newly configured county board removes acting CEO at first meeting

    Newly configured county board removes acting CEO at first meeting
    At their first meeting following a major election turnover, the new Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors removed the county's acting chief executive and appointed a new one. Two new supervisors, Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl, were sworn in Monday to...
  • New Los Angeles County officials sworn in

    New Los Angeles County officials sworn in
    A new era in Los Angeles County government formally got underway Monday with the inauguration of two new county supervisors, a new sheriff, a new tax assessor and heightened anticipation about how the historic changes will alter the balance of power....
  • Jeffrey Prang holds slight edge in L.A. County assessor's race

    Jeffrey Prang holds slight edge in L.A. County assessor's race
    Two weeks after the Nov. 4 elections, as victorious candidates in other local races hire staff and plan the layout of their new offices, the contest for Los Angeles County assessor remains undecided. Jeffrey Prang, a West Hollywood councilman and...
  • L.A. County supervisors name acting chief executive

    L.A. County supervisors name acting chief executive
    Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint an acting replacement for Chief Executive William T Fujioka, who retires at the end of the month. Brence Culp, Fujioka's chief deputy, will take the top role while the board continues the search...
  • Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections

    Biking and walking likely to be major issues in spring city elections
    On a quiet Sunday morning in East L.A. a few weeks back, the campaign between Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and County Supervisor Gloria Molina provided its first truly awkward moment. Huizar, who is seeking a third term in the March 3 council...