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  • Coliseum probe brings three arrests

    Coliseum probe brings three arrests
    Two former Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum executives and the head of a prominent rave company have been arrested in connection with a corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in questionable financial transactions at one of the nation's most...
  • Newton: Creating a Latino district

    Newton: Creating a Latino district
    There are two conversations going on inside the L.A. County Hall of Administration about the delicate matter of redrawing maps for the supervisorial districts. Both will come to a head Tuesday, but only one will be publicly acknowledged. The surface...
  • Assessor will keep $192,000-a-year salary while on leave

     
    Embattled Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez said Friday that he was stepping aside, taking an indefinite leave of absence in response to the wide-ranging investigation of influence peddling at his office. Noguez will continue to receive his...
  • Embattled assessor's leave of absence a ‘good thing,’ D.A. says

     
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley praised John Noguez's decision to take a leave of absence, and suggested that might aid the ongoing corruption probe into the assessor's office....
  • Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey leads in L.A. County D.A. race

     
    Veteran L.A. County prosecutor Jackie Lacey held a comfortable lead Tuesday in her bid to become the county's first African American and first female district attorney, with her colleague Alan Jackson narrowly edging out City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for a....
  • First wide-open race for D.A. since -- when? [Coffeebreak Quiz]

     
    At least six candidates, perhaps as many as eight, are running for Los Angeles County district attorney in the June 5 primary. Incumbent Steve Cooley is retiring and leaving an open seat. When was the last time that happened?...
  • First open seat for D.A. since 1964 [Coffeebreak Quiz answer]

     
    It has been 48 years since the last open-seat election for district attorney. That's when Evelle J. Younger defeated Manley Bowler to succeed William B. McKesson in the 1964 race....
  • Verdict on a veteran judge, Joan Dempsey Klein -- 'smart, funny, fearless'

     
    Just about everyone knows at least something about the Supreme Court justices, even though they may not be as famous to most Americans as those judges on TV. But there are state benches and state judges as well as federal......
  • Trutanich: I am a liar

     
    This post has been corrected. See note below. Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich officially announced his candidacy for county district attorney Thursday. That took a good deal of chutzpah because during his 2008 campaign, he signed a pledge to......
  • Councilman Zine criticizes candidate's negative campaign for D.A.

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine announced Monday that he had pulled his endorsement of county prosecutor Alan Jackson in this year’s election for district attorney and faulted Jackson for running what he described as a campaign aimed at &#...
  • Doctor faces three murder charges over painkiller prescriptions

     
    Doctor faces three murder charges over painkiller prescriptions...