| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
It's perfectly understandable that county supervisors are frustrated by the continuing travails of the Department of Children and Family Services. Its failings have profound consequences: children who die because they are left with abusive parents;...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:23 PM
Government overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum entered into a sweeping secrecy agreement requested by USC to keep under wraps their negotiations to surrender control of the taxpayer-owned venue to the private university, a top stadium...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:03 PM
The top administrator of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission testified falsely as part of the agency's efforts to thwart public scrutiny of USC lease negotiations in violation of state law, a judge ruled Friday.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Putting together L.A.’s Lula Washington Dance Theatre and New York’s Complexions Contemporary Ballet for a shared program was not an obvious pairing.
But when the sky darkened, the lights came on and the dancing began outdoors Saturday...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Los Angeles County officials were alarmed by Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear Gov. Jerry Brown’s appeal of court-ordered prison crowding caps, fearing that if the state is forced to release prisoners early, the county’s...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Los Angeles County officials voted this week to try to block a ballot measure that would create an independent health agency for the city of Los Angeles.
The move puts the county in line with the Los Angeles City Council, which has also voted to go to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Responding to concerns that plans to rebuild the Los Angeles County Museum of Art could damage the La Brea Tar Pits, county leaders voted Tuesday to ask representatives from both landmarks to present details about the proposal to the Board of...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
As the San Fernando Valley Council of Governments celebrated its third anniversary last week, one thing was perfectly clear: It was set up to fail by Los Angeles city and county officials and succeeding spectacularly at doing so.
Utterly nothing was...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Leaders of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and its smaller neighbor, the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, spoke before the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday as part of an effort to address concerns that LACMA's plans to redesign its...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:15 PM
With the federal government shutdown official Tuesday, local officials said it was "business as usual," even as hundreds of L.A. County workers demanding higher wages walked off the job.
"Right now, there's no impact. It's business as usual for us,"...