| Oct 7, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Through a spokesman, Los Angeles school board President Richard Vladovic denied Monday that he was guilty of sexual harassment, verbal harassment or retaliation against two unidentified employees.
The accusations are contained in redacted documents...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:00 PM
The jury in the Michael Jackson case found that Dr. Conrad Murray was competent to serve as the pop star's physician, but they said after the verdict that they don't believe that vindicates him in the death.
"There are really no winners in this," jury...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:45 PM
A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer’s health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday to give Californians a better peek into the wallets of their elected officials and to provide the state's ethics watchdog agency with more tools to hold politicians accountable for misconduct....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:01 PM
Los Angeles school board President Richard Vladovic apologized Wednesday for abrasive behavior over his career, but again denied accusations released this week of sexual harassment, verbal harassment and retaliation against two unidentified employees....
| Oct 13, 2013
We Americans like to think of ourselves as animal lovers. But is this claim true? One way to answer this question is to follow the money. According to government, industry and interest group stats, we spend about $50 billion on our pets annually and...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:04 PM
After he was elected mayor, Eric Garcetti put out a call to civic-minded Angelenos to serve on city boards and commissions.
"We are looking for people with new ideas, practical experience, policy expertise and, most of all, a true commitment to public...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 9:22 PM
Three weeks after being sworn in as a new representative for South Los Angeles, Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price announced his support for a new liquor permit at a market in the north end of his district.
Two weeks later, Price backed alcohol...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 8:51 PM
Two months ago, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission called for new and stringent limits on gifts to the city's politicians, saying such niceties can undermine the public's confidence in government when they come from people doing business at City Hall....
| Oct 26, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Los Angeles’ top building official said he has been cleared of wrongdoing related to an ethics complaint filed by an opponent of a controversial Hollywood skyscraper project.
“I just received good news from the Ethics Commission that they...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Conrad Murray, the physician convicted in the death of Michael Jackson, said from jail Thursday morning that he broke into tears after Wednesday's verdict in a lawsuit in the case.
"My immediate reaction was one of tears; certainly, I cried," Murray...