Philip Browning is shaking up DCFS. But can he reform the troubled agency?
Front-runner Dennis Zine doesn't seem like the city controller type. His competition wants to underline that perception.
Here are a few of the people and the organizations on the outskirts of Los Angeles government that succeed in easing the city's burdens.
Dependency Court lawyers represent the most vulnerable clients -- abused children -- but their caseloads are extreme.
A poll finds that Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel are the early front-runners.
John Deasy approaches his mission at LAUSD with a strong sense of urgency.