| Jul 4, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Local officials announced in 2013 that 54,000 people in Los Angeles city and county were homeless, an increase of 15% from two years earlier.
The jump bucked national trends, and suggested the region's campaign against homelessness might be heading in...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:13 PM
West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran is preparing to endorse Bobby Shriver for supervisor, sources have told The Times.
Duran was the third-place finisher in the June primary election, taking 16% of the vote to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 11:14 PM
A day after L.A. County Board of Supervisors candidate John Duran finished third in the June 3 primary, first-place finisher Sheila Kuehl sent him a dozen white roses. A few days later, Bobby Shriver, who finished second, took him out for drinks.
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:28 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed to increase taxpayer outlays for a top local art official's compensation package, despite criticism that the move was "pension spiking."
In a 3-2 vote, board members Tuesday increased the county's...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti's appearance last fall at an auditorium across the street from Los Angeles City Hall drew scant attention. It was a gathering of watershed protection specialists, and he'd come with an ardent appeal: Join him the following week at a...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Buried inside the $86.7-million arts and culture budget the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved this week for the coming 2014-15 fiscal year is a $1-million start-up fund that could have a far-reaching effect on the future of the county's...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Los Angeles County’s top manager, William T Fujioka, announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change in county leadership.
Fujioka, 61, said in a letter to his staff that he would step down in November to "provide...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Los Angeles County's top manager announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change of leadership atop the nation's largest county government.
William T Fujioka, 61, will step down in November as two new supervisors take...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard.
The new design is meant to address concerns that the...
| 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 18, 2014
| 10:37 PM
The most prominent candidates to fill seats this fall on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have very personal reasons to be interested in healthcare.
One is an HIV-positive West Hollywood city councilman. Another left the Obama...