| Nov 7, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"The Newsroom" returns to HBO for its third and final season on Sunday, and creator Aaron Sorkin is once again deploying plot twists using events of the recent past, this time the Boston Marathon bombings.
But in an interview with Variety's "PopPolitics,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:00 PM
More than 30 years ago, officials promised that Los Angeles' first modern subway would cut through the congested and heavily populated Wilshire Corridor connecting downtown to the city's coastal suburbs.
Now, after decades of delay over safety and...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:00 PM
In the aftermath of last week's elections, most commentary naturally focused on the changing balance in the U.S. Senate. But the effect of that shift on the lives of most people is likely to be negligible: A body where a minority of Republicans could...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
On a quiet Sunday morning in East L.A. a few weeks back, the campaign between Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and County Supervisor Gloria Molina provided its first truly awkward moment.
Huizar, who is seeking a third term in the March 3 council...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:54 PM
On Tuesday, when government offices around the nation were closed in honor of Veterans Day, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors met in closed session to consider candidates for two key executive positions: director of public health and executive...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:19 PM
At the urging of Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey and others lobbying to keep mentally ill people from being locked up in county jails, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Wednesday to fund several programs for people undergoing psychiatric crises.
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky asked Bobby Shriver to stop using an ad that he says creates the false impression that he has endorsed Shriver over rival Sheila Kuehl in the hotly contested Westside race to fill his seat....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:05 PM
After weeks of upbeat advertising, backers of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl have taken a confrontational turn, with a new TV ad criticizing her rival, former Santa Monica council member Bobby Shriver, for missing meetings and votes.