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  • An uncertain future for a grace note in the urban streetscape

    An uncertain future for a grace note in the urban streetscape
    I asked the gangbangers of Highland Park to stay away from the Jesus wall. That was 15 years ago. I never had to ask again. Anyone who commutes on the Arroyo Seco Parkway knows the wall I'm talking about — the long stucco shed on the west side...
  • Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor

    Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor
    Julie Shemitz watched warily as the judge asked prospective jurors whether they or anyone close to them had a card for medical marijuana. Ten hands lifted, a third of the jury pool. "Look at all those hands," the judge said. An assistant U.S....
  • South Bay schools chief faces firing, repayment of money

    The suspended head of the Centinela Valley school district, who attracted public scrutiny because of his high compensation, now faces dismissal, the repayment of at least $200,000 and liability for back taxes. The Centinela Board of Education voted...
  • Woman charged in death of Silicon Valley tech executive

    On the Saturday before Thanksgiving, police say a high-priced call girl arrived at the yacht of a Silicon Valley tech executive she had met on the Internet. Santa Cruz police said a camera on the yacht recorded video of Alix Catherine Tichelman...
  • Number of aggravated assaults in L.A. rose during first half of 2014

    Number of aggravated assaults in L.A. rose during first half of 2014
    Led by an increase in aggravated assaults, violent crime in Los Angeles rose during the first half of 2014, marking the first such increase in more than a decade. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced the mid-year statistics Wednesday, saying his department...
  • Trial opens in killing of young woman outside Santa Ana nightclub

    Videos of a brawl outside a Santa Ana nightclub that left a young college graduate in an unconscious heap were played repeatedly Wednesday as attorneys for two women charged in the attack told jurors that it was the victim herself who caused her own...
  • Senate chief Steinberg, soon to depart, knows a deal precedes success

    Soon-departing state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg is one politician who frankly admits that successful legislating requires aggressive deal making. It may, at times, look unseemly. But passing important bills doesn't just happen immaculately....
  • Expansion of Adelanto immigrant detention center underway

    Expansion of Adelanto immigrant detention center underway
    Southern California's largest immigration detention center is about to get bigger. The sprawling jail complex in this high desert town currently holds up to 1,300 men in federal immigration custody, many of whom spend months waiting for their cases to...
  • Deputy seeking reinstatement says accounts of crash are exaggerated

    The Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who accused the department of retaliating against him after he arrested Mel Gibson in 2006 on suspicion of drunk driving testified Tuesday that other deputies gave exaggerated accounts of a 2011 traffic incident...
  • Donald Sterling goes on attack in court hearing on Clippers sale

     Donald Sterling goes on attack in court hearing on Clippers sale
    Donald Sterling railed on the witness stand Tuesday against the doctors who deemed him mentally incompetent, the executives who bounced him out of the NBA and the opposing lawyer who struggled to get him to answer a question. Sterling was consistently...
  • Filmmaking helps heal wounds for troubled youths

    Filmmaking helps heal wounds for troubled youths
    As a child, Darlene Visoso tried to protect herself from the harsh words she endured from her father's girlfriend by shutting off her emotions. Until her early years of high school, she dealt with her pain, anger and insecurity by ignoring her feelings....