| Oct 9, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Pit bull advocates on Tuesday derided a new ordinance requiring that pit bulls be spayed or neutered in unincorporated parts of the Riverside County.
Officials said the move was an attempt to reduce the number of pit bull-breed dogs euthanized by county...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:42 PM
SACRAMENTO — Declaring that California already has some of the nation's toughest gun laws, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday vetoed bills that would have further limited gun ownership and the sale of semiautomatic rifles.
The Democratic governor, a gun...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:22 PM
The Los Angeles City Council is weighing a challenge to the app-driven ride-sharing companies that have been offering an alternative to driving or hailing taxicabs.
Councilman Paul Koretz is pushing for his colleagues to appeal a recent decision by...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:47 PM
After an internal audit revealed negligence, officials at the Orange County Probation Department have terminated a contract with a GPS monitoring service.
The audit showed that in a review of 143 cases, there were more than 15 instances of "gross...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Under a brilliant white canopy, mayors from dozens of Los Angeles County cities gathered on the back lawn at Getty House Monday to talk about public safety, traffic congestion, job creation and how they can better work together to tackle problems.
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
California lawyers late Friday filed the state's full appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the high court to set aside orders to reduce prison crowding by the end of December.
Despite the state's contention that it intends to meet the prison...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Cellular phone networks across California are failing to properly deliver the location of 911 callers to emergency rescuers in a growing majority of calls for help, according to a report released by advocates for the state's emergency dispatchers....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:12 PM
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a last-ditch bid to stop the release of a serial rapist to Los Angeles County, clearing the way for Christopher Hubbart to be freed once suitable housing has been found.
The justices rejected without...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday signed off on Mayor Eric Garcetti's nominees to the Board of Police Commissioners, including one who questioned the fairness of a gang injunction proposed for neighborhoods northwest of downtown.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:26 PM
In a drive to combat pedestrian fatalities, Los Angeles County transit officials unveiled a video Tuesday showing dozens of people walking, running, bicycling -- and in one case, rolling in a wheelchair -- across dangerous railroad tracks despite flashing...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:29 PM
SACRAMENTO — Internet users would get more protection for their confidential information under a bill that lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday.
The legislators also want Brown to extend carpool-lane access for owners of hybrid plug-in...