| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors have begun weighing recommendations to dramatically rework the safety net for tens of thousands of abused and neglected children, including what would be the most significant reorganization of county government since 2007....
| Apr 6, 2014
Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are typically reelected every four years with token opposition at most, and in former days they explained away this phenomenon by arguing that voters were so satisfied with their performance that...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Advocates from health organizations and the gay community criticized Los Angeles County officials Tuesday over their response to a recent cluster of meningitis cases that have led to the deaths of three young men.
The county's Department of Public...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Outside the bunker-like county jail complex, bail bondsmen hover by the visitors' entrance, thrusting fliers at potential customers as they file in to see husbands, sons and friends. Along the sidewalk, taxi drivers hustle for fares among newly released...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:15 PM
Bobby Shriver, the first Los Angeles County supervisorial contender in 18 years to opt out of voluntary campaign spending limits, is calling for a major overhaul of county election laws, including lifting fundraising restrictions on candidates who use...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:19 PM
Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver has widened his fundraising lead over his two chief rivals to replace Zev Yaroslavsky, adding an additional $700,000 in personal funds to his campaign account and raising $332,500 more from a wide...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:01 PM
After 4 1/2 years of construction, the 10-mile northbound carpool lane on the 405 Freeway opened Friday morning, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend and not a moment too soon for frustrated commuters and residents.
From a Getty Center balcony...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:21 PM
In a Burbank union hall, Democratic activists recently gathered on folding chairs to dole out coveted county party endorsements for the June election. In some races, candidates and their supporters worked the room for advantage. But in one of the most...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Knocking down one of the last hurdles for Los Angeles’ long-awaited Westside subway extension, a judge ruled late Wednesday that transit officials followed environmental laws when choosing a route that will require tunneling under Beverly Hills High...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Knocking down one of the last hurdles for Los Angeles' long-awaited Westside subway extension, a judge ruled late Wednesday that transit officials followed environmental laws when they chose a route that would require tunneling under Beverly Hills High...
| May 4, 2014
| 8:06 PM
John Duran gets the question over and over in his against-the-odds bid to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. People he meets on the campaign trail ask, "Where did you come from?"
The quick answer is West Hollywood....