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  • State Sen. Roderick Wright sentenced for perjury, voter fraud

    State Sen. Roderick Wright sentenced for perjury, voter fraud
    Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright, convicted earlier this year on felony perjury and voting fraud charges, was sentenced Friday to 90 days in county jail and barred for life from holding public office. After turning down Wright's request for a...
  • The time of year to swoon over mooncakes

    The time of year to swoon over mooncakes
    The man in the Levi's, loafers and fedora strolled into the bakery, not even glancing at the mango panna cotta cups or the strawberry tiramisu. "I heard today is mooncake day and that's all I want," Eric Fenchel said, scanning the bountiful case of...
  • Southern California's water usage drop not as steep as rest of state

    Southern California's water usage drop not as steep as rest of state
    Southern Californians are reducing their water use amid a historic drought, but they've cut back at the lowest rate in the state, the Water Resources Control Board announced this week. The South Coast Hydrologic Region, which includes major urban...
  • Schwarzenegger returns to Capitol to unveil portrait

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, who rose to international fame as a bodybuilder and action-movie star, has always loomed large, and now he will have a permanently oversized presence in the California Capitol. On Monday, he unveiled his official gubernatorial...
  • Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says

    Truancy rates are higher among California's low-income students, report says
    Across California, truancy rates for students from low-income backgrounds were disproportionately higher than for their more affluent peers during the 2013-14 school year, according to a report released Thursday. Data from the California Department of...
  • Murder, they wrote, using this doctor's ingenious ideas

    The doctor's phone rang. It was another request for his expertise. A murderous son was donating an organ to his aging father. Somehow, the procedure had to kill the dad. Somehow, the murder weapon had to be the organ itself. Can you help? pleaded...
  • L.A. revokes construction permits for hilltop house in Bel-Air

    L.A. revokes construction permits for hilltop house in Bel-Air
    The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has revoked the construction permits for a hilltop house in Bel-Air that neighbors contend has destabilized the slope. Developer Mohamed Hadid's project drew complaints and lawsuits from neighbors and,...
  • Newport Beach City Council approves Lido House Hotel project

    Newport Beach City Council approves Lido House Hotel project
    For decades, visitors headed to the Balboa Peninsula would know they'd arrived when they passed the pink-hued Lido Theatre and then the far less remarkable building blocks that made up City Hall. Newport Beach's municipal headquarters have since moved...
  • Election technology, business key issues in secretary of state race

    The two candidates for California secretary of state sparred Thursday in their first match since the primary election as they outlined their plans for improving voter participation and upgrading the office's technology. Voters will decide Nov. 4 whether...
  • LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts

    LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' tech-firm contacts
    In a bold challenge to his bosses, L.A. Unified Supt. John Deasy has filed a public records request seeking emails and other documents involving school board members and nearly two dozen companies including those at the center of the controversial iPad...
  • Caricatures won't be making the trip when Palm restaurant relocates

    Caricatures won't be making the trip when Palm restaurant relocates
    Bruce Bozzi Jr.'s great-grandfather knew how to draw attention after he opened a restaurant in an Italian section of New York City in 1926. Pio Bozzi and his friend John Ganzi had arrived from Parma, Italy, and intended to name their restaurant after...