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  • L.A. County foster care shortage reaches crisis level

    L.A. County foster care shortage reaches crisis level
    Los Angeles County's shortage of foster care beds has reached a crisis point, with state officials threatening to impose fines because too many children are languishing in sometimes chaotic holding rooms during traumatic separations from their families....
  • Give the Coastal Commission some teeth already

    Give the Coastal Commission some teeth already
    Good job, California! We started laying waste to our 1,100 miles of matchless coast almost as soon as nonnatives laid eyes on it. Since 1850, the in-rushing world has wiped out at least 90% of California wetlands, those marshy factories for healthy...
  • Dodgers fine Yasiel Puig for arriving late to the ballpark

    Dodgers fine Yasiel Puig for arriving late to the ballpark
    Hello, hello, is anybody there? Those lessons the Dodgers are trying to impart to Yasiel Puig keep on coming, apparently by the hour, Manager Don Mattingly on Tuesday fining the rookie sensation after he showed up late to Marlins Park. Mattingly...
  • Boston's Ryan Dempster suspended five games for hitting A-Rod

    Boston's Ryan Dempster suspended five games for hitting A-Rod
    Boston right-hander Ryan Dempster on Tuesday was suspended for five games and fined $2,500 by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez with a pitch Sunday. New York Manager Joe Girardi was fined $5,000 for arguing with...
  • It's a benchmark moment for Yasiel Puig in Dodgers' 6-4 win

    It's a benchmark moment for Yasiel Puig in Dodgers' 6-4 win
    MIAMI — Maybe the Dodgers should bench Yasiel Puig more often. Held out of the starting lineup to improve his focus and fined by Manager Don Mattingly to improve his punctuality, Puig came off the bench Tuesday and hit the first pitch he saw for a...
  • Yasiel Puig takes seat, but his benching by Dodgers doesn't last long

    Yasiel Puig takes seat, but his benching by Dodgers doesn't last long
    MIAMIĀ — Don Mattingly's patience with Yasiel Puig finally ran out Tuesday, when the Dodgers manager held the rookie outfielder out of the starting lineup, then fined him for arriving at the ballpark more than half an hour late. But the benching...
  • California Coastal Commission: Give it teeth

    California Coastal Commission: Give it teeth
    The California Coastal Commission is charged with implementing the statutes of the Coastal Act, the law that was passed in 1976 to protect the state's 1,100-mile coast, regulate development along it and ensure public access to it. But unlike many other...
  • Letters: Lessons from a jailed drug dealer

    Re "The view from inside," Opinion, Aug. 28 What a cruel and inhumane experience for Debi Campbell, serving 16 years in federal prison for a first-time nonviolent drug crime. She admits that because she broke the law she deserved to spend time in...
  • Board directors can't let a property manager do their job

    Board directors can't let a property manager do their job
    Question: We have an out-of-control property manager who has systematically taken over the power of the board. Except for another director and myself, the board members think the manager is great. This manager has expanded her management "staff" —...
  • The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County

    The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County
    "When I turned 14, that was when I hit the track." The track, as Jessica Midkiff calls it, was Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, where she trolled for johns and turned every cent of her earnings over to the pimp who owned her. If you tried to skim a...
  • 1944 speeding ticket [updated]

     
    "I was only doing 25 or 30 at most," said Santford White, 51, automotive dealer as Officer H. L. Brown writes up speeding ticket. Brown had clocked White at 38 m.p.h....