The race for L.A. County sheriff

Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

A key question in the primary election for L.A. County sheriff is whether an outsider or insider would be better at reforms.

L.A. County sheriff candidate Todd Rogers says he's gone 'by the book'

Los Angeles County Assistant Sheriff Todd Rogers is running for the top job in a department trying to recover from scandals.

Bob Olmsted 'going after the grass roots' in L.A. sheriff's race

Former Cmdr. Bob Olmsted says he is focusing on grass roots to help him win L.A. sheriff's race, hold department more accountable.

In Sheriff's Dept. trial, all fingers point to Baca

County supervisors vote to require electronic campaign finance data

Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to require candidates to file their campaign finance reports electronically, allowing the public to see them quicker. The supervisors -- with the exception of Gloria Molina, who was absent -- voted unanimously in favor of the new rule, which county officials said would be in place by July 31, the first filing deadline for November's runoff election.

At election time, unincorporated areas are a force to be reckoned with

Scores of unincorporated neighborhoods around Los Angeles County are a political force to be reckoned with at election time.

Ex-L.A. County undersheriff, current captain are subjects of inquiry

A federal prosecutor in a probe into corruption and excessive force in jails says Paul Tanaka, formerly the second in command, and William Carey are under investigation.