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  • Sacramento mayor moves to block city's release of certain emails

    Sacramento mayor moves to block city's release of certain emails
    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is seeking a court order  against the city and an area newspaper to stop certain emails from being released to the news media through a public records act request. The emails at the center of the controversy were sent...
  • Gov. Brown signs measure striking 'lynching' charge from California law

    Gov. Brown signs measure striking 'lynching' charge from California law
    A bill to strike a controversial reference to lynching from California's criminal code was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday. Since 1933, California law characterized the act of taking a person from lawful police custody as "lynching."...
  • California law decried after black woman's 'lynching' arrest

    When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespassing or disturbing the peace. They charged her with felony lynching. No one...
  • Obama makes impassioned plea for gun control

    SAN FRANCISCO Saying he "will refuse to act like this is the new normal," President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea to the nation's mayors Friday for a rational discussion of gun policy reforms in the wake of this week's mass shooting in Charleston,...
  • Monday's TV highlights: 'The Making of the Mob: New York' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'The Making of the Mob: New York' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 14 - 20, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Over My Dead Body Linda Hamilton ("The...
  • Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson denies new sexual harassment allegations

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson denies new sexual harassment allegations
    New sexual harassment allegations have been leveled against Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who fired back Thursday, saying the claim had “absolutely no merit.” According to the claim filed last month by Estrellita Ilee Muller, who used to...
  • Baltimore mayor seeks more federal aid to combat police misconduct

    Baltimore mayor seeks more federal aid to combat police misconduct
    As calls persist for greater police accountability in communities across the nation, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told a White House panel Tuesday that the city needs money for increased training and body cameras, and to add supervisors to the office...
  • Tim Hardaway again falls short of Hall of Fame selection

    Tim Hardaway again falls short of Hall of Fame selection
    Former Miami Heat guard Tim Hardaway came up short of election for the second year in a row as a finalist for selection to the Basketball Hall of Fame, with the Class of 2015 announced Monday in Indianapolis. Pat Riley and Alonzo Mourning remain the...
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin could be ready to return as early as Sunday

    Clippers' Blake Griffin could be ready to return as early as Sunday
    Blake Griffin has intensified his workouts since undergoing elbow surgery and could return as soon as Sunday, which would qualify as perfect timing for the Clippers and the NBA. The Clippers play the Golden State Warriors, the team with the best...
  • Adam Silver: Reducing back-to-backs and 4 games in 5 nights is a priority

    Adam Silver: Reducing back-to-backs and 4 games in 5 nights is a priority
    NEW YORK — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said league officials want to reduce the number of back-to-back games and come as close as possible to eliminating instances of four games in five nights as early as the 2015-16 season. "It's a math...
  • On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?

    On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?
    The Daily News reports that the Yankees might offer Yankee Stadium as the setting for an Alex Rodriguez public apology/news conference. It will be great, we're sure. We'll always remember the speech by Lou Gehrig in 1939, Derek Jeter's closing the old...