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  • Low on income but living in Beverly Hills

    Low on income but living in Beverly Hills
    From the balcony of her Crescent Drive apartment, Shari Able takes in the luxurious view — a picture-postcard panorama of the homes of Beverly Hills. Her home sits above a Whole Foods stocked with organic kabocha squash and Dungeness crabs. Rodeo...
  • Proposed immigrant processing center roils Central Coast farmworkers

    Proposed immigrant processing center roils Central Coast farmworkers
    GUADALUPE, Calif. — As a nearby tractor purred to life, Miguel Villagomez picked up his knife and stepped into a furrow of dirt amid thousands of plump heads of cauliflower ready for cutting. "This," the 19-year-old from Michoacán, Mexico, said...
  • L.A. County assessor race shapes up without Noguez

    L.A. County assessor race shapes up without Noguez
    A dozen candidates are in the running to be Los Angeles County's next assessor, but not incumbent Assessor John Noguez, who is battling public corruption charges. Noguez still holds the title of assessor and continues to collect his $200,000 annual...
  • In a matter of seconds, qualified applicants lose out on LAFD jobs

    In a matter of seconds, qualified applicants lose out on LAFD jobs
    For thousands of people seeking coveted spots at the Los Angeles Fire Department last year, it all came down to April 22. They had passed a written exam and a grueling physical agility test and now had to turn in their paperwork, which officials would...
  • Trench dug at Hollywood site to look for possible earthquake fault

    Trench dug at Hollywood site to look for possible earthquake fault
    The developer of a planned apartment complex  near Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street has hired geologists to dig underground to search whether an earthquake fault intersects the property.  A trench study, considered by experts as the gold standard for...
  • Sriracha odor battle: Irwindale may declare factory a public nuisance

    Sriracha odor battle: Irwindale may declare factory a public nuisance
    Irwindale city officials are scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday night to decide whether to declare a Sriracha hot-sauce plant a public nuisance in the wake of complaints of a spicy odor coming from the factory. The public hearing is the latest move ...
  • U.S. Supreme Court refuses case involving former Burbank detective

    The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the city of Burbank's request to review a lower court ruling that a former police detective was protected under the 1st Amendment when he reported alleged officer misconduct. The city filed a petition with the Supreme...
  • Police chiefs and officers arrested in King City amid probe by DA

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A top Monterey County prosecutor confirmed Tuesday that a group of former and current King City police officials -- including the longtime former chief and acting chief -- have been arrested in connection with a district attorney's...
  • Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson

    Jay Leno's top joke targets were Bill Clinton and O.J. Simpson
    Jay Leno steps down from his role as host of "The Tonight Show" on Thursday, a position he has held almost continuously since 1992. He has more than 4,600 shows under his belt -- that's a lot of monologue jokes. Bill Clinton was one of the biggest...
  • If Calderon is unfit for the state Senate, why isn't Wright as well?

    If Calderon is unfit for the state Senate, why isn't Wright as well?
    Hours after state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was indicted Friday for allegedly taking $100,000 in bribes, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg conferred with his members and produced a statement calling on the Montebello Democrat to resign, take a...
  • California Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, brother charged in FBI probe

    California Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, brother charged in FBI probe
    State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon hopped on a Las Vegas-bound plane last spring for a meeting with an independent film executive and one of the man's investors. But the appointment at the Bellagio hotel took an immediate unexpected turn for the Southern...