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  • Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos

    Audit faults Cudahy as government in chaos
    When three city officials were arrested trying to shake down a marijuana dispensary owner, Cudahy was branded a town where bribes were routine and elections were rigged. On Tuesday, state officials added one more indignity to Cudahy's battered...
  • Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Christian town, in ruins

    Syria fighting leaves Maaloula, a historic Christian town, in ruins
    MAALOULA, Syria — From the debris-strewn front garden of the Safir Hotel, Syrian military commanders barked orders to troops taking cover in the smoke-shrouded maze of streets below. "If you hear any movement, throw hand grenades immediately!" a...
  • Coastal Commission reopens fight over L.A. beach curfew in Venice

    Coastal Commission reopens fight over L.A. beach curfew in Venice
    The state Coastal Commission has quietly revived the long-running fight over an overnight beach curfew in the city of Los Angeles. In an April 9 letter, Andrew Willis, a commission enforcement analyst, asked the city Department of Recreation and Parks...
  • Brown reappoints three veterans and one new face to UC regents

    Brown reappoints three veterans and one new face to UC regents
    Tackling the long-standing and upcoming vacancies on the University of California regents board, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday reappointed two veterans and brought back another whose term expired last year. In addition, the governor proposed adding Richard...
  • UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million

    UC's new investment chief's compensation could top $1 million
    SAN FRANCISCO — The UC regents on Thursday hired an executive of a Canadian investment fund to be the chief manager of the university system's $82 billion in endowment and pension investments and will pay him more than $1 million a year if he...
  • North Korea celebrates birthday of founding leader Kim Il Sung

    North Korea celebrates birthday of founding leader Kim Il Sung
    SEOUL -- North Korea on Tuesday celebrated the birthday of its founder, Kim Il Sung, with current leader Kim Jong Un reportedly paying respects at his grandfather’s mausoleum amid efforts to more closely associate him with the late leader’s...
  • Public officials in a wired world: How much privacy should they get?

     Public officials in a wired world: How much privacy should they get?
    New technology often challenges society's long-standing assumptions and standards, but sometimes courts — and others — lose sight of common sense as they grapple with the changes. That's the case in a recent decision of California's 6th...
  • Russia condemns Ukrainian troops' move to oust armed separatists

    Russia condemns Ukrainian troops' move to oust armed separatists
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine's interim government on Tuesday made good on threats to move against pro-Russia separatists occupying eastern cities, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand U.N. condemnation of the use of force in the neighboring country....
  • Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli

    Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped in Tripoli
    Jordan's ambassador to Libya was abducted by armed assailants Tuesday while heading to his Tripoli office, the latest official taken hostage in the unstable North African country. Masked kidnappers opened fire on the vehicle in which Ambassador Fawaz...
  • Hawaii governor apologizes for questioning Inouye death-bed drama

    Hawaii governor apologizes for questioning Inouye death-bed drama
    Four days after questioning a death-bed letter at the center of Hawaii’s heated U.S. Senate race, Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized to the widow of its ascribed author, the late Sen. Daniel Inouye, and others he offended. But he stuck to his key...
  • Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper due for another L.A. court appearance

    Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper due for another L.A. court appearance
    Former NFL star Darren Sharper is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday, his latest hearing in the ongoing legal saga involving sexual assault allegations in five states. Sharper, 38, has spent more than six weeks in an L.A. jail as...