| 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 20, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Los Angeles County leaders on Tuesday approved $29 million in new spending on the rebuilding of a hospital in South Los Angeles, bringing the total price tag of the long-awaited Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital to $281.4 million.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:04 PM
On a typical Friday or Saturday night on Long Beach Boulevard in Compton and nearby communities, men by the hundreds go cruising for prostitutes, and they have no trouble finding them.
It used to be that a "john" had to take care not to get caught...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Faced by widespread public opposition, L.A. County supervisors on Tuesday sent a proposed parcel fee to combat storm water pollution back to the drawing board....
| 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....