| 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 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 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Few other places in Downtown Los Angeles have the vantage point of Grand Park: Stretching from the Music Center to the obelisk-capped City Hall, the park is a symbol of what many hope will be the revival of Downtown and, at last, give the region a sense...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a proposal that would allow them to break an impasse between management and labor over the makeup of a commission that rules on disputes involving county workers.
A three-member commission...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Monday is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 4 election, and activists have been working hard to sign people up.
Voter participation typically drops when there is no presidential contest on the ballot. But there are several close races for...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:35 PM
For Bobby Shriver, homelessness has always been an issue close to his heart. He made it a central focus during his years on the Santa Monica City Council.
But his dogged campaign alienated some would-be allies and, former colleagues say, ultimately made...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
One of the many thorns thrust into the sides of law students is the requirement that they learn the Rule Against Perpetuities, a complicated, ancient but still sensible legal formula that is meant to restrict a person's continuing ability, after death, to...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver laid out competing views on the need for changes in state environmental laws during a debate in Studio City, crucial ground in their contest to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky.
Roughly half of the 2 million...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Los Angeles County is shortly to begin a new era, and not just because two new members of the Board of Supervisors will take their seats in December, along with a new sheriff and county assessor. There will be a consent decree that will likely impose...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:30 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...