| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Responding to concerns that plans to rebuild the Los Angeles County Museum of Art could damage the La Brea Tar Pits, county leaders voted Tuesday to ask representatives from both landmarks to present details about the proposal to the Board of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 11:29 AM
In response to a scathing report about a lack of government oversight and improper payments to taxpayer-funded rehabilitation clinics, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to review its authority over such contracts and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 8:21 AM
The expensive and hard-fought race for Los Angeles mayor left former candidate Wendy Greuel with more than $518,000 in outstanding campaign debts, according to fundraising numbers turned in this week.
The report, which covers the fundraising period that...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:00 PM
It's perfectly understandable that county supervisors are frustrated by the continuing travails of the Department of Children and Family Services. Its failings have profound consequences: children who die because they are left with abusive parents;...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A senior member of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is scheduled to address the Lancaster City Council on Tuesday night regarding the alleged torture death of an 8-year-old boy in neighboring Palmdale.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:21 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a citizens' blue ribbon commission to propose reforms in the county's troubled child welfare agency.
The commission, with two members appointed by each of the five supervisors, will...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Sorry subway riders, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority is no longer operating on the honor system.
The turnstile gates for the Purple and Red lines at Union Station will be latched today and riders will need a TAP card...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 100-year-old Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County knows how to make an entrance.
On Saturday night, following a black-tie dinner to celebrate its centennial, the museum lifted the curtain on its brand-new entrance, the Otis Booth Pavilion....
| May 31, 2013
| 8:03 PM
About five years ago, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky denounced USC's proposal to take control of the taxpayer-owned Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and its revenue.
"Some people on the board of trustees of the University of Southern California...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:23 PM
Government overseers of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum entered into a sweeping secrecy agreement requested by USC to keep under wraps their negotiations to surrender control of the taxpayer-owned venue to the private university, a top stadium...