| 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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Candidates competing to replace Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky for a seat on Los Angeles County's governing board will face off in a third debate Thursday night at the L.A. Press Club in Hollywood.
Participants include former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:30 PM
Candidates hoping to succeed Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky addressed a range of chronic challenges facing the county board Thursday evening and offered different prescriptions for reforming the governing panel.
Meeting in their third...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:40 PM
No tunnel has yet been bored. No station has been built. Not a single track has been laid. But even the most preliminary work on the long-awaited Westside subway appears to be rousing the latent forces of Not in My Back Yard.
In Windsor Village, a...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Four of the candidates vying to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will face off this evening in the first major debate of the campaign.
Scheduled to participate are former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver, former state lawmaker...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 9:50 PM
Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June’s primary...