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  • Newton: Free speech and L.A. County's supervisors

    Newton: Free speech and L.A. County's supervisors
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors oversees a vast operation: It incarcerates thousands of inmates; it cares for children whose parents have abused or neglected them; it runs hospitals, clinics, beaches, harbors, parks and a welfare system. So it's no surprise that the board's meetings draw animated commentary. What is surprising is what those commenters want to talk about.
  • 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...

    Getting tough on underage prostitution

    Getting tough on underage prostitution
    On a typical Friday or Saturday night on Long Beach Boulevard in Compton and nearby communities, men by the hundreds go cruising for prostitutes, and they have no trouble finding them. It used to be that a "john" had to take care not to get caught...

    Jim Newton: A mysterious inquiry

    Jim Newton: A mysterious inquiry
    Last month, scores of public officials across Los Angeles County opened their mail to find nearly identical requests for information: Members of the Los Angeles City Council and the county Board of Supervisors, the Community Redevelopment Agency and...

    LACMA's Michael Govan talks about his new rock star

     
    As long as artist Michael Heizer is not granting interviews about his 340-ton boulder, which has achieved celebrity status en route to becoming a museum piece, LACMA director Michael Govan has served as its de facto spokesman or agent. Last year Govan met...