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  • Robert Rizzo must come clean on Bell corruption, activists say

    Robert Rizzo must come clean on Bell corruption, activists say
    If Robert Rizzo wants to "make amends" to the city of Bell -- as his attorney said Thursday -- then members of a local activist group are expecting him to disclose more information about corruption in the city and others who may have participated in it....
  • 9th Circuit says California fails to protect disabled inmates

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court rebuked California officials Friday for refusing to protect disabled parolees the state has shifted to county jails. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9thCircuit Court of Appeals said disabled inmates have been...
  • California officials rebuked for not protecting disabled parolees

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court rebuked California officials Friday for refusing to help protect disabled parolees the state has redirected to county jails. The state has not challenged "the fact that the housing of parolees in county...
  • Ivy Academia co-founder sentenced for misusing public funds

    Ivy Academia co-founder sentenced for misusing public funds
    The founders of a San Fernando Valley charter school were sentenced Friday for the misappropriation of more than $200,000 in public funds in a case that could affect charter schools statewide. Yevgeny "Eugene" Selivanov, the co-founder of Ivy Academia...
  • Four gunmen named in attack on mall in Kenya

    Four gunmen named in attack on mall in Kenya
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan security officials Saturday named four of the terrorists who attacked a Nairobi shopping mall two weeks ago and released CCTV footage of four gunmen walking calmly through the mall, talking on cellphones and carrying...
  • West Bank religious leaders issue fatwa permitting Internet dating

    West Bank religious leaders issue <i>fatwa</i> permitting Internet dating
    RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinian Authority’s supreme religious decrees council issued a fatwa this week that said Internet dating was permissible under certain circumstances in the West Bank. The ruling Tuesday contradicts decrees...
  • Court needs alternatives in handling mentally ill

    Court needs alternatives in handling mentally ill
    If you were to spend much time at the Airport Courthouse, a branch of the Los Angeles County Superior Court located just south of LAX, you would begin to notice lots of yellow and blue. As in yellow shirts and blue pants, the outfits worn by Los Angeles...
  • Brown signs law amending state's anti-toxins law, Proposition 65

    Brown signs law amending state's anti-toxins law, Proposition 65
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed into law changes to Proposition 65, the state's landmark anti-toxins law, that aim to reduce lawsuits and fines for businesses. The initiative, which voters approved in 1986, requires businesses to...
  • U.S. forces carry out raids in Somalia and Libya targeting terror suspects

    U.S. forces carry out raids in Somalia and Libya targeting terror suspects
    WASHINGTON -- Navy SEALs carried out a predawn raid Saturday against a suspected Shabab leader in Somalia who is believed to have planned the group's deadly attack last month on a shopping mall in Kenya, two U.S. officials said. Also Saturday, a...
  • Review: 'Valentine Road' offers clear-eyed view of Larry King murder

    Review: 'Valentine Road' offers clear-eyed view of Larry King murder
    When children kill children, the cry of social anguish almost always ends with "Why?" Even when we actually know the answers. When a child wins a gold medal or plays Carnegie Hall, we look to the people who supported that journey. But when one child...
  • Egyptian journalist gets suspended jail sentence for Sinai coverage

    Egyptian journalist gets suspended jail sentence for Sinai coverage
    CAIRO -- A military court has given a well-known Egyptian journalist working in the Sinai peninsula a six-month suspended jail sentence, state media reported Saturday, in a case that had drawn protests from media groups and rights activists. The...