A Compton school board member was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to law enforcement documents.
Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown.
Los Angeles transit officials proudly point to growing ridership on the county¿s light-rail and subway system, which last year saw a 5% increase in the number of passengers getting on trains.
In the immortal words of one Rodney King, “Can we all get along?” Apparently, when religion gets in the way, maybe not. Need proof? Look over there, in inane Iran, and over here, in silly Philly. In Tehran, people were arrested this week for appearing in a YouTube video set to the Pharrell Williams song “Happy.” Their crime? Apparently, dancing — though maybe you’re not supposed to be happy in Iran either. As CNN reported: “Tehran Police Chief Hossein Sajedinia ordered the arrests of the three men and three women for helping make an ‘obscene video clip that offended the public morals and was released in cyberspace,’ the Iranian...