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  • Democrats endorse Kuehl, Solis for supervisor, but no one for sheriff

    Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June’s primary...
  • Democrats endorse Solis, Kuehl for L.A. County supervisor seats

    Members of the Los Angeles County Democratic Party voted Wednesday to endorse former U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl in the race for two open seats on the county Board of Supervisors in June's primary election....
  • Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California

     Bring on the candidates — it's election season in California
    Monday is opening day, of sorts, in the 2014 election season. In the races for governor and seven other statewide offices, for Congress and the Legislature, and for four key Los Angeles County offices, everything up until now has been a kind of...
  • FBI agents tried to secretly record Lee Baca, attorneys say

    FBI agents tried to secretly record Lee Baca, attorneys say
    Federal authorities tried to get the son of a high-ranking Los Angeles County sheriff's official to secretly record conversations with his father and then-Sheriff Lee Baca, according to the son's attorneys. This is the first indication that FBI agents...
  • Filing period closes in L.A. County races

    Filing period closes in L.A. County races
    The field of contenders became clearer Friday for Los Angeles County government's June election, the first in decades that will have no incumbent on the ballot, as a period for candidates to file papers closed. Term limits are forcing out two county...
  • Feds tried to enlist deputy to record Baca, attorney says

    Feds tried to enlist deputy to record Baca, attorney says
    Federal authorities tried to get the son of a high-ranking Los Angeles County Sheriff’s official to wear a wire in order to secretly record conversations with his father and then-Sheriff Lee Baca, according to the son’s attorneys. This is...
  • Claims allege Baca, Tanaka authorized handling of FBI informant

    Claims allege Baca, Tanaka authorized handling of FBI informant
    Former Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide authorized the controversial handling of a Los Angeles County jail inmate who was found to be secretly working as a federal informant, according to a court filing by three of the deputies facing federal charges...
  • Deputies in obstruction case say they were following orders

    Deputies in obstruction case say they were following orders
    Former Sheriff Lee Baca and his top aide authorized the controversial handling of a Los Angeles County jail inmate secretly working as a federal informant, according to a court filing by three of the deputies facing federal charges in connection with...
  • Andre Birotte Jr., driven by justice

    Andre Birotte Jr., driven by justice
    At the top of the big whiteboard in his office, Andre Birotte Jr. has written "BHAGS," by which he means his aspirations as U.S. attorney for seven Southern California counties: "big hairy audacious goals." He's already hit some audacious personal goals,...
  • Candidate filing closes in L.A. County sheriff and assessor's races

    Candidate filing closes in L.A. County sheriff and assessor's races
    The period for candidates to file their paperwork to run for the open Los Angeles County sheriff and assessor's seats has closed, with crowded fields in both races. Twelve candidates had filed by Wednesday's deadline to run for the assessor's post being...
  • New L.A. County interim sheriff vows to continue department reforms

    New L.A. County  interim sheriff vows to continue department reforms
    The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the department.  Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott said, "I can...