Eric Garcetti was elected mayor of Los Angeles in Tuesday, reassembling the coalition of Westsiders and Latinos that carried Antonio Villaraigosa into office eight years ago.But as this L.A. Times map shows, Garcetti also carried the northwest San Fernando Valley, a largely Republican area that Vill ... More >>
L.A. Council President Herb Wesson today officially unveiled a new "L.A. 2020" Commission tasked with wading through L.A.'s finances and developing some recommendations to keep the city out of bankruptcy court.Though the commission's chair, Mickey Kantor, has said repeatedly that the commission will ... More >>
The LAPD today announced the formation of a Christopher Dorner task force that includes police in Irvine and Riverside as well as personnel from the FBI and U.S. Marshall's Service.
Noticeably absent from the list is the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, which has been searching the Big B ... More >>
Rev. Eric P. Lee.Earlier this month we had a little chuckle over Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's slippage into a form of black-speak during a ceremony kicking off L.A.'s African-American Heritage Month. Mayor V. jived it up and called Jamie Foxx "this brother." Well, it turns out some African-Am ... More >>