| 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....
| May 21, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisors Michael D. Antonovich and Gloria Molina were unable to win majority support for their push to sever all ties to a foster care contractor with a history of substantiated child abuse and financial malfeasance.
| 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...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A minority of voters living in a daisy chain of small, suburban and relatively upscale enclaves around the county's outer rim were largely responsible for last fall's razor thin defeat of a $90-billion transit tax that received lopsided ballot box...
| May 22, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A Los Angeles County supervisor called Tuesday for Assessor John Noguez to resign....
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:32 PM
L.A. County property owners began to receive notices of a proposed measure to impose a parcel fee that would fund efforts to clean up stormwater that flows into the county's waterways....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa briefly walked out of a transportation committee meeting Thursday after another elected official used the term “gang rape” in a reference to a transit sales tax championed by the mayor. The dust up came...
| Apr 30, 2010
A lack of communications with commanders and tactical decisions that now seem flawed probably contributed to the deaths of two firefighters killed while trying to defend their mountaintop camp during last summer's huge Station blaze, a multiagency inquiry...
| Nov 14, 2009
A U.S. Forest Service review of its response to the Station fire has concluded that the blaze raged out of control because it spread into terrain too steep for firefighters to safely confront the flames, but the inquiry failed to address key questions...
| Nov 25, 2009
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called on the federal government Tuesday to authorize the U.S. Forest Service to deploy water-dropping helicopters at night and make greater use of local reinforcements to battle blazes like the deadly Station...
| Dec 22, 2009
A local House member says he will ask Congress to launch an inquiry next month into the U.S. Forest Service's response to the Station fire, including a decision to withhold water-dropping aircraft during the critical second day of the blaze.
Rep. Adam B....