| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:32 PM
At their first meeting following a major election turnover, the new Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors removed the county's acting chief executive and appointed a new one.
Two new supervisors, Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl, were sworn in Monday to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:05 PM
In the wake of a change in leadership on the Board of Supervisors, two members have revived a proposal to set up a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The previous board defeated a similar proposal,...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:58 PM
In a significant shift in policy, a majority on the newly configured Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors now supports creation of a civilian oversight commission for the embattled Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Backers have long argued that...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:10 PM
Two weeks after the Nov. 4 elections, as victorious candidates in other local races hire staff and plan the layout of their new offices, the contest for Los Angeles County assessor remains undecided.
Jeffrey Prang, a West Hollywood councilman and...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Opponents of a five-year plan to remove debris from the Devil’s Gate Dam say they will maintain vigilance in the coming years, after the project was certified Nov. 12 by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
La Caņada city and school...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 12:05 AM
Gloria Molina came to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 1991 after a federal court threw out the previous year's election and ordered a new one for a new district, drawn with boundaries that gave Latinos something closer to a proportionate...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
A decade into his long, public career, Zev Yaroslavsky ruminated about his motivation for first seeking elected office. "To save the world," he told an interviewer in 1985.
A member of the Los Angeles City Council at the time, he conceded that he...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to extend a controversial partnership with federal immigration authorities designed to target potentially deportable immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes.
The board voted 3-0 to...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:37 PM
The race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has taken an increasingly confrontational tone in the final weeks as former Santa Monica City Councilman Bobby Shriver has stepped up TV ads and mailers attacking the record of his...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million.
Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver have directly collected a...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Carmaggedon. Jamzilla. Those were just the headlines.
The southwestern corner of Bel-Air had it bad for four and a half years.
As a more than $1-billion 405 Freeway improvement project moved through the Sepulveda Pass, the streets up against the...