| Sep 25, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Leaders of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and its smaller neighbor, the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits, spoke before the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday as part of an effort to address concerns that LACMA's plans to redesign its...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:58 PM
Los Angeles County officials were alarmed by Tuesday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear Gov. Jerry Brown’s appeal of court-ordered prison crowding caps, fearing that if the state is forced to release prisoners early, the county’s...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As a teenager Jeff Shell was determined to earn a spot on the elite basketball team at West Los Angeles' University High School.
Despite being considered a long shot, he spent hours in his backyard practicing his jump shot and working on his moves until...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:14 PM
In an unusual display of brinkmanship, Los Angeles County Supervisors nearly derailed a plan for $362.4 million in spending over disagreements about how to handle $75 million slated for capital projects and maintenance throughout the county.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:35 PM
The price of many tickets to see the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl will increase for the 2014 season, according to a pricing plan approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
The ticket increases range from $1 to $9,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:40 PM
A year after a citizens' commission handed down an extensive set of recommendations for preventing the abuse of jail inmates, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to pay for many of the reforms.
The board unanimously voted to authorize $29.3...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 10:03 PM
The top administrator of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission testified falsely as part of the agency's efforts to thwart public scrutiny of USC lease negotiations in violation of state law, a judge ruled Friday.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:02 AM
A judge has ordered the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission to release documents it has withheld from The Times for as long as 20 months.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin made the ruling Friday as part of a sweeping condemnation of...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:15 PM
With the federal government shutdown official Tuesday, local officials said it was "business as usual," even as hundreds of L.A. County workers demanding higher wages walked off the job.
"Right now, there's no impact. It's business as usual for us,"...
| Sep 10, 2013
Re "5 jobs politicians covet," Sept. 7
Thank you for the article concerning the complexities of the jobs held by members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Term limits for the members may improve governance, as would more frequent and...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
On the verge of having their contract with Los Angeles County expire, labor organizers on Thursday urged their members to participate in a march and rally next week.
“Our purpose right now is to make sure we send a message to the media, educate...