| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:03 PM
The top administrator of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission testified falsely as part of the agency's efforts to thwart public scrutiny of USC lease negotiations in violation of state law, a judge ruled Friday.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:23 AM
A baby girl was turned over at a hospital in Lancaster this week under the county's Safe Surrender program.
The newborn was seventh this year to be given up under the program, according to Los Angeles County officials.
"Last week, we launched a new...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:25 AM
The local branch of the NAACP has called on the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resign because of an email exchange that referred to City Councilman Bernard C. Parks as "Col. Klink," the inept fictional character from the 1965-1971...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Los Angeles County officials on Thursday plan to celebrate a former Safe Surrender baby's fourth birthday and launch a campaign to remind a new generation of mothers about the program.
"Nicholas’ fourth birthday is a reminder of the 109 precious...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Los Angeles County officials voted this week to try to block a ballot measure that would create an independent health agency for the city of Los Angeles.
The move puts the county in line with the Los Angeles City Council, which has also voted to go to...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:54 PM
In a bid to ease jail crowding and increase time served by serious criminal offenders, Los Angeles County supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend millions to house more than 500 inmates at government firefighting camps in mountain and foothill areas.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors held a heated discussion but postponed a vote Tuesday on a proposal to set up a permanent citizens commission to oversee the county sheriff's department, which is under federal scrutiny over allegations of abuse of inmates...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:06 AM
Internal emails obtained by The Times show Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission officials trying to come up with a strategy to limit public debate on its behind-the-scenes efforts to give USC control of the stadium.
Peppered with profanities and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2013
The California Science Center gave final approval Wednesday to a deal that grants USC control over the publicly owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and nearly all of its revenue for the next century.
With no debate, the lease agreement passed on a voice...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:52 PM
A newborn girl left at a Los Angeles hospital Friday is the county’s fifth "safe surrender" this year, L.A. County Supervisor Don Knabe’s office said.
Knabe recently called for better promotion of the Safe Surrender program after the body of...