| Oct 26, 2013
| 2:57 PM
A mountain lion was spotted strolling near a northwest hillside neighborhood in Glendale.
A resident saw the animal about 11 p.m. Thursday moving north on Larco Way, where it briefly stopped to stare at him and then meandered away, Glendale Police Sgt....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:06 PM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson offered a full-throated endorsement of Councilman Jose Huizar this week, just three months after he ordered the creation of a panel to review sexual harassment allegations against him.
"Mr. Huizar is like...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The final chapter in the long-running Bell corruption scandal opened Wednesday with former Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia taking center stage in a downtown L.A. courtroom where jurors must weigh whether she helped orchestrate the widespread graft...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:49 AM
LONDON --Jury selection began Monday in the phone hacking trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and six other people, all accused in a scandal that reached into the top echelons of Britain's government...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Angela Spaccia was so obsessed with making money and making sure that her paychecks were deposited promptly that it became a running joke among City Hall workers in the small, working-class town of Bell.
Staffers joked that Spaccia was “sleeping...
| Oct 29, 2013
Re "L.A. set to raise limit on gifts to officials," Oct. 26
Supporting the City Council's call to raise by $50 the limit on gifts from those who have a financial stake in a decision at City Hall, Council President Herb Wesson says he does not believe...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:48 PM
SACRAMENTO — A federal allegation that state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon tried to hide a $25,000 bribe in a charity run by his brother has shed light on the use of nonprofits by California legislators to collect cash out of public view.
| Dec 1, 2013
| 9:15 PM
Eloise Gomez Reyes' frustration seemed to leap off the pages of her recent complaint letter to the head of the California Democratic Party.
She described how she had tried repeatedly to address local party clubs about her candidacy for a hotly contested...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:52 PM
After a federal judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit was eligible for bankruptcy protection and cleared the way for municipal pensions to be cut, city officials were upbeat, called for unity and urged residents to look ahead with optimism.
But for the city'...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A man suspected of gunning down eight city officials in Mexico more than 10 years ago has been arrested in Sacramento.
Genaro Olaguez, 53, was arrested without incident after he was found living with family along Grove Street in Sacramento, although...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson on Friday abandoned a plan to boost the size of gifts that lawmakers can accept from companies seeking city contracts, opting to leave the amount unchanged.
The council had instructed City Atty. Mike...