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  • California manufacturing jobs fall through the cracks

    California manufacturing jobs fall through the cracks
    The shutdown of a 102-year-old California manufacturing company points to a major flaw in California's industrial development policy: We don't have one. The company is Pneumatic Scale Angelus, which turned out top-of-the-line machines for sealing lids...
  • Bell City Council candidate dies

    Bell City Council candidate dies
    Miguel Alejandro Sanchez, a longtime Bell resident who protested against the inflated salaries of local officials and was campaigning for a seat on the City Council, has died, just days before the election. He was 34. Sanchez was pronounced dead at Los...
  • Baca says he's open to U.S. probe

    Baca says he's open to U.S. probe
    Sheriff Lee Baca said he would welcome a comprehensive federal civil rights investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system, a significant reversal after a week of harshly criticizing FBI inquiries into allegations of deputy misconduct. Last week,...
  • Code of silence among jail guards hinders abuse probes, watchdog says

    Code of silence among jail guards hinders abuse probes, watchdog says
    A code of silence among guards in Los Angeles County jails hinders investigations into abuse complaints, while deputies who report wrongdoing are sometimes subjected to retaliation by colleagues, according to the Sheriff's Department's watchdog. One...
  • 30 jailers punished for inmate beatings, report says

    30 jailers punished for inmate beatings, report says
    In the last two years, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials have disciplined more than 30 jail employees for beating inmates or covering up the abuse, according to a report from the agency's watchdog obtained by The Times. Other deputies "get away"...
  • Baca says he was out of touch with county's jails

    Baca says he was out of touch with county's jails
    In a searing self-critique, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca acknowledged that he was out of touch about problems in his jails and had failed to implement important reforms that could have minimized deputy brutality against inmates. Faced with an...
  • U.S. widens inquiry into abuse at L.A. County jails

    U.S. widens inquiry into abuse at L.A. County jails
    Federal authorities have widened their misconduct investigation into the Los Angeles County jail system, demanding internal Sheriff's Department documents detailing deputies' use of force on inmates over several years, as well as other records. Sheriff's...
  • L.A. County supervisors impose jail oversight

    L.A. County supervisors impose jail oversight
    Contending that allegations of prisoner mistreatment have "shattered" public faith in the Los Angeles County jail system, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved on Tuesday an outside oversight committee and measures that could potentially...
  • Ex-deputy says he, others used improper force on inmates, Baca says

    Ex-deputy says he, others used improper force on inmates, Baca says
    A former sheriff's deputy at the center of an FBI probe inside the L.A. County jail system implicated himself and other jail employees in four cases of improper force against inmates, according to a letter written by Sheriff Lee Baca. Baca said the...
  • 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...
  • Supervisors want more detail on effects of prison realignment

     
    L.A. County supervisors unanimously ordered the Probation Department Tuesday to develop clearer goals and statistics on the care of people recently released from jail or state prison....