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  • 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.
  • Young Iranian American Jews look to make a difference in civic life

     Young Iranian American Jews look to make a difference in civic life
    The wide veranda of the Beverly Hills mansion was packed with more than 300 people, the bar was bustling and the caterers were hustling to keep the young, dressed-up crowd supplied with fresh sushi. But this was not just a party. There were...

    Jackie Lacey's ideas for reducing the number of mentally ill in L.A.'s jails

    Jackie Lacey's ideas for reducing the number of mentally ill in L.A.'s jails
    In the ideal world, police responding to a disturbing-the-peace or petty crime call arrive at the scene with the training to discern whether the subject's behavior is due at least in part to a mental health problem. They defuse the situation and turn...

    L.A. County supervisors OK debris clearance for Devil's Gate Dam

    Despite strong opposition from neighbors and recreational enthusiasts, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a five-year project Wednesday to remove debris from a basin above Devil's Gate Dam in Pasadena. Flood control officials have...

    Controversy lingers on Devil's Gate

    Controversy lingers on Devil's Gate
    After a brief informational tour that ended with a meeting last week in La Cañada, an EIR was approved for the Devil's Gate Dam sediment-removal project.  The EIR was approved and certified late Wednesday afternoon in a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Zev...