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Jim Newton

Jim Newton is editor at large of the Los Angeles Times and writes a weekly column for the Op-Ed page on the policy and politics of Southern California.
Man charged in Great America attack skips court hearing, arrest warrant issued

Gregory Battle, the only suspect charged as an adult in last fall's group attack on a family at Six Flags Great America, missed a court date Tuesday.

Former School District 128 board member, secretary plead guilty to violating election law

Former District 128 board member Ellen Mauer and executive secretary Denise Zwit both pleaded guilty to misdemeanor counts of disregarding the election code.

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