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Budget official sees three more years of deficits at L.A. City Hall

Budget official sees three more years of deficits at L.A. City Hall

Los Angeles will confront revenue deficits in each of the next three budget years, even if elected officials keep a lid on spending and secure new...

Thousands of immigrants seeking protection in the United States have spent months in detention waiting for the government to determine whether they...

A majority of Californians favor tweaking Proposition 13, the state’s landmark restriction on property tax increases, as it applies to...

Activist battles L.A. County jailers' 'culture of violence'

Activist battles L.A. County jailers' 'culture of violence'

Patrisse Cullors saw what her father and brother experienced and was moved to form the Coalition to End Sheriff Violence in L.A. Jails.

A couple's commitment to skid row doesn't waver

A couple's commitment to skid row doesn't waver

Jeff Dietrich and Catherine Morris have spent decades working with the homeless, often alienating the downtown establishment. One question they can't answer: What will happen when they are gone?

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Contributions to California congressional candidates disclosed

Contributions to California congressional candidates disclosed

Campaign contributions are flowing briskly to candidates in some of California's hottest congressional races, including two of the most...

Sriracha sauce maker considers relocation

Sriracha sauce maker considers relocation

After a months-long battle with the city of Irwindale over complaints about a spicy odor, Sriracha sauce creator David Tran said Wednesday...

Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund

Jerry Brown pushes his plan for state reserve fund

SACRAMENTO — Raising the stakes in his campaign to strengthen California's finances, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special...

Bell's Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison

Bell's Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison

Four years after he became the face of municipal greed, Robert Rizzo broke his long silence Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and asked a...

Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

SACRAMENTO—Judging by your emails, many readers agree with me that a proposed ballot measure to split California into six states is...

Sriracha considers moving factory amid smell complaints

Sriracha considers moving factory amid smell complaints

After a months-long battle with the city of Irwindale over complaints about a spicy odor, Sriracha sauce creator David Tran said Wednesday...

Gov. Jerry Brown seeks to focus attention on reserve-fund proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown seeks to focus attention on reserve-fund proposal

SACRAMENTO -- By calling a special session of the Legislature for later this month, Gov. Jerry Brown is hoping to focus attention on a key...

Jerry Brown calls legislative special session to debate reserve plan

Jerry Brown calls legislative special session to debate reserve plan

SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a legislative special session to prod lawmakers to approve his proposal for creating a...

Compton Community College library opens seven years later than planned

Compton Community College library opens seven years later than planned

Jewel Wade remembers the tense atmosphere at Compton Community College in 2006, when it was rumored the school would close.

Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos

Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos

When three city officials were arrested trying to shake down a marijuana dispensary owner, Cudahy was branded a town where bribes were...

Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent

Garcetti vows to fix sidewalks, but repair funds remain unspent

When Mayor Eric Garcetti unveiled his first budget this week, he proudly announced that he was doubling funding to fix broken sidewalks from...

Centinela appoints interim replacement for highly paid schools chief

Centinela appoints interim replacement for highly paid schools chief

Centinela school district officials Tuesday appointed a veteran administrator as interim leader, pending an investigation of Supt. Jose...

Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

Bobby Shriver's ties that bind

Kennedy memorabilia is scattered around Bobby Shriver's campaign headquarters. On one wall hangs a photo of a giant Robert F. Kennedy mural,...

Congresswoman urges better protections against campus sexual assault

Congresswoman urges better protections against campus sexual assault

A California congresswoman announced plans Tuesday to introduce federal legislation to toughen laws against what she called an epidemic of...

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