| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe on Friday called the death of an abandoned baby in South El Monte an "appalling" tragedy that highlights the need to better promote the county's Safe Surrender program.
The body of the baby boy was found about 3...
| 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 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...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Faced by widespread public opposition, L.A. County supervisors on Tuesday sent a proposed parcel fee to combat storm water pollution back to the drawing board....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a citizens' blue ribbon commission to propose reforms in the county's troubled child welfare agency.
The commission, with two members appointed by each of the five supervisors, will...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win passage of a measure to sever ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance.
Under the supervisors'...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:26 AM
The presiding judge of L.A. County's Juvenile Court and the head of a court-appointed law firm representing foster children have called on Los Angeles county supervisors to sever the county’s contract with Teens Happy Homes.
Starr Heimov, who...
| May 9, 2013
The overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concealed from the public independent reports of lax financial controls and widespread spending abuses at the taxpayer-owned stadium that included sloppy accounting of hot dog sales and excessive perks...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Los Angeles County supervisors are scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to eliminate or reduce filming fees at their newly opened downtown Grand Park to entice Hollywood to use the site more.
Movie productions currently have to spend $20,000 per block...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 5:51 PM
A county report released Monday added fuel to the debate over whether the operator of Los Angeles International Airport is adequately trying to spread the growth of commercial flights to other airports in the area.
Requested by the Los Angeles County...