| May 1, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Los Angeles County supervisors reported no action after a closed-door meeting to consider terminating the county's decades-long relationship with Teens Happy Homes, a private foster care provider that officials say repeatedly misused funds and placed...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
NBCUniversal has been given the greenlight to move forward with plans to build a Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Company will spend nearly $500 million to build the park, as well as upgrade its studio backlot...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 11:28 AM
After a bumpy 17-year process that once proposed developing thousands of homes on its famous Hollywood back lot, NBCUniversal won unanimous approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for a plan that lets it expand its Universal...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 2:57 PM
After a vigorous debate Thursday, the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority temporarily suspended the monthly fee that Los Angeles County residents pay on devices required to use new toll lanes.
Metro's board of directors voted 7 to 4 to...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Former state Sen. Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica) made it official Thursday. She will be a candidate for the seat being vacated by Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Kuehl, who served as chair of the Senate...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Ford Theatres in Hollywood is featuring a new performance series named after county Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky as part of its new 2013 summer season.
The season, which was announced this week, includes Mandy Patinkin with the Pasadena Pops, ...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A minority of voters living in a daisy chain of small, suburban and relatively upscale enclaves around the county's outer rim were largely responsible for last fall's razor thin defeat of a $90-billion transit tax that received lopsided ballot box...
| May 28, 2012
It's still very, very early in the campaign to become the next mayor of Los Angeles, but right now, it's City Controller Wendy Greuel who's playing the hot hand.
The only independent poll shows her in a tie with City Council President Eric Garcetti and...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 7:13 AM
Focusing on apocalyptic traffic warnings for next month’s 405 freeway closure is not the best way to keep drivers off the road, L.A. city and county officials said Thursday. Instead, they stressed the joys of a carless weekend....
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:53 AM
L.A. County supervisors rejected a measure that would have asked voters to extend term limits so members could serve an additional eight years....
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:32 AM
A 30-year-old man was in custody Thursday after being arrested for allegedly choking a pelican to death in Malibu, authorities said....